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Using turbo multiplier i7 950

post #1 of 5
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Is this not recommended?

My i7 950's max is 23 but turbo multiplier is 24. Is it safe/usable in terms of overclocking with it?
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post #2 of 5
Popular experience has been that Nehalem CPUs are less stable over the range of possible BCLKs when overclocking using even-numbered multipliers. That is the main reason. Most folks can get higher OCs to be stable using odd-numbered multipliers.
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SpinpontF3 1TB, WD 250, and WD320 Lite-On DT Waterblocks DT5Noz Waterblock Swiftech Komodo 6900-1 Waterblock 
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post #3 of 5
It wouldn't hurt to try, as long as you are stable your good to go. I don't see too many people with i7 950s using 24, mostly just 23.
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post #4 of 5
can you even set the 24 multi in bios? IIRC, I think i tried and it wouldn't work.
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post #5 of 5
Thread Starter 
it works???

seems to be working fine. I had to bump couple more notch for prevent bsoding withinn 5 minutes.


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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 @ 4.2ghz ht on 1.408 ASUS P6X58D Premium EVGA Gtx780 Classified 3x2 G skill 1600 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 Pro LG E2370V-BF 1920x1080[IPS] FILCO Majestouch Tenkeyless Antec SG-850 
CaseMouseAudio
Corsair 400R DeathAdder 3500dpi Onboard Optical - Audioengine D1 - HiFiMAN HE-400 
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Fun stuff
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 950 @ 4.2ghz ht on 1.408 ASUS P6X58D Premium EVGA Gtx780 Classified 3x2 G skill 1600 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 Pro LG E2370V-BF 1920x1080[IPS] FILCO Majestouch Tenkeyless Antec SG-850 
CaseMouseAudio
Corsair 400R DeathAdder 3500dpi Onboard Optical - Audioengine D1 - HiFiMAN HE-400 
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