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Hey,

finally, after changing some things I can push my CPU more than 4.5 GHz.

I'm testing 4.8GHz atm.


So far:

I ran prime95 Small FTTs on following voltages:

1.36
1.35
1.34
1.33
1.328 (This one is what I am now)
on 4.8GHz.

The weird thing is, the temps is ALMOST exact the same on all of the voltages. 71-73C using p95 small ftts (I know it will never reach these temps gaming etc)

Is this safe temps? If I can't get them any lower.


When I ran 4.5GHz I had it on 1.28V and it was max 64C after 12 hours P95.
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post #2 of 27
looks fine to me, I would stay below 70C though. voltages are fine

for me, linpack draws more power and temps than Prime95... maybe try that too?
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post #3 of 27
I'd try to aim more for staying under 85C.. Anything else is fine.
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post #4 of 27
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#2


Will try.

I think my voltages are low, but still I get these high temps.

I will try if I can run lower than 1.328V but I doubt it.

But if I can't succeed and will run with 70-71C max, will this be safe? Will never reach this when gaming ofc but just to be sure..

This is meant as a 24/7
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post #5 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by IzorkX;12614238 
#2


Will try.

I think my voltages are low, but still I get these high temps.

I will try if I can run lower than 1.328V but I doubt it.

But if I can't succeed and will run with 70-71C max, will this be safe? Will never reach this when gaming ofc but just to be sure..

This is meant as a 24/7


You can go all the way to 95C before the CPU throttles.. Then at 98C it'll shut off lol.

70-71C is pretty hot for a D14, I get 64-66C at 4.8 and 1.36v on my Xigmatek Aegir.
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post #6 of 27
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#3

Staying under 85C!?

Then I'm more than fine redface.gif

I just want a safe OC for 24/7. I don't want to be "too" careful tho.. I want some power smile.gif But still want to keep my chip for some time...
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post #7 of 27
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Maybe it's my settings. Althought before I changed to all this, I couldn't run more than 4.5GHz.

Settings:

Internal PLL Overvoltage: Enabled

Enhanced Intel Speedstep Technology: Disabled

VRM Fixed Frequency Mode: 350

Phase Control: Extreme

Duty Control: Extreme

CPU Current Capability: 110%

Load Line Calibration: Ultra High

CPU Voltage: 1.328V as mentioned above

CPU Spread Sprectrum: Disabled

Intel Virtualization Technology: Disabled

CPU C1E: Disabled

CPU C3 Report: Disabled

CPU C6 Report: Disabled



All these settings are taken from the sticky in the Intel - General.


As mentioned, before these settings I couldnt get pass 4.5GHz, it simply wouldn't boot however much voltage I gave it.
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post #8 of 27
My settings:
Internal PLL Overvoltage: Enabled

Enhanced Intel Speedstep Technology: Enabled

VRM Fixed Frequency Mode: Auto

Phase Control: Extreme

Duty Control: Extreme

CPU Current Capability: 100%

Load Line Calibration: Auto

CPU Voltage: Offset Mode to +0.125

CPU Spread Sprectrum: Disabled

Intel Virtualization Technology: Enabled

CPU C1E: Enabled

CPU C3 Report: Enabled

CPU C6 Report: Enabled
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post #9 of 27
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LethalRise750;12614363 
My settings:
Internal PLL Overvoltage: Enabled

Enhanced Intel Speedstep Technology: Enabled

VRM Fixed Frequency Mode: Auto

Phase Control: Extreme

Duty Control: Extreme

CPU Current Capability: 100%

Load Line Calibration: Auto

CPU Voltage: Offset Mode to +0.125

CPU Spread Sprectrum: Disabled

Intel Virtualization Technology: Enabled

CPU C1E: Enabled

CPU C3 Report: Enabled

CPU C6 Report: Enabled

You're also using a 2600K - There might be a diffrence here.
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post #10 of 27
pretty much staying under 80C is a good goal. the higher the temp the shorter the life span.
    
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