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So In bios I set it to the I7- 3.7 Crazy setting. and i intel burn tested.. Now my cpuz reads 1932.0 in core speed..? is this while its idling? Idiling at 40 degrees . Why isnt the core speed reading 3.7 so i could show my over clock?
    
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So In bios I set it to the I7- 3.7 Crazy setting. and i intel burn tested.. Now my cpuz reads 1932.0 in core speed..? is this while its idling? Idiling at 40 degrees . Why isnt the core speed reading 3.7 so i could show my over clock?
Hi L337Something, if CPU isn't overheating... try load optimized default settings in the BIOS and see if you can get it to run at stock speed.

You're more like under clocking your CPU right now.
Edited by ocman - 3/2/11 at 8:49pm
     
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well... I am running prime 95 right now and its ready 3703.0mhz here screenshot
    
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And i needed a suggestion of the lowest core voltage can be set at if i am just lowering core voltage its at 1.344 as my cpuz reads! sorry guys first overclock kinda excited 3.7 going for 4.0ghz
    
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and again.. another question I am supposed to disable the turbo setting as well with this overclock on the i7-950 d0? Should i disable Hyperthreading>
    
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Leave Hyperthreading on. What are your temps?

Turn turbo and C1E off and you'll run 3.7GHz all day long.
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Disable Turbo, run it at x23 multi. Turn off C1E in your bios and change your Windows power setting to High Performance from Balanced if you want to run it at 3.7 all the time. C1E and Balanced clock down your CPU when it is idling.

Edit:^^Meh...damn fast typists.
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I dont know what c1E is how do where in bios is that to disable. and I need my temps righ tnow after 30 min of prime 95 on BLEND.. are 63 61 61 60 MAX and 39 38 39 37 MIN pretty good? i have the venemous X heat sink
    
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So why leave hyperthreading on if i dont do any editing at all. Just gaming and web experience. and Hd videos. and any ideas on the lowest i can go for core voltage if im at 1.344 at a max of 67 degrees on 100 percent load 30 minutes into prime 95 on BLEND
    
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Self test 640k just passed on 3703.08Mhz and this second test has boosted my temps up to 73 72 70 68 MAX and made a alarm GO off...
    
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