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How would I calculate what voltage I need for my OC?

post #1 of 8
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I am using a calculator to see what Mhz I can OC my CPU to, is there any calculation to work out what voltage I would need?

Thanks.

I am currently thinking of:
285x13= 3705(Mhz)
    
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You don't calculate what voltage you need for a frequency all chips are different all will need different voltages to get a desired overclock.

You just start raising your FSB or BLCK and start stability testing.

http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/1567-intel-overclocking-guide.html

read.
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post #3 of 8
There are many ways to overclock, the way I like to approach it is to see what other people are using to get the same clock and setting my voltage just a little higher and then incrementally lowering or raising it until it is stable/unstable.
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that's why overclock is a challenge, there's no right way of doing that.
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Originally Posted by lilraver018;12593056 
You don't calculate what voltage you need for a frequency all chips are different all will need different voltages to get a desired overclock.

You just start raising your FSB or BLCK and start stability testing.

http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/1567-intel-overclocking-guide.html

read.

Yep. Every chip/mobo combination will be different. And the same chip on another motherboard may need different voltages.
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post #6 of 8
its calculated heuristically = trial & error
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post #7 of 8
Add in your choice of cooling, Case Temp, Room Temp...

What other people use is a great reference, but like everyone says there are so many factors that will determine YOUR overclock.
    
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okay thanks guys smile.gif currently at 270x13 = 3524 with 1.28v
    
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