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So a normal person would be happy with the fact that they got one of these amazing chips to pump out 4.2ghz on three cores stable.. but lets face it... normal people don't spend hours on end rearranging numbers until something either goes faster or blows up And that's why I love OCN! So the basic rundown is, I've ran a P95 blend for 8 hours with no problems! Didn't really expect that to be honest. I'm using 200 for FSB with a 21X multiplier, 1.5v for my vcore, but as you can tell from the HWMonitor shot, it never goes above 1.48 and for the most part hangs out around 1.46. Sure I'd like one of the few freakish chips that can do this on nearly stock voltage, but I'm happy to get what I got! My NB is at 2600mhz and CPU-NB voltage is at 1.3 which I've seen some people say is a little high? My temps don't go beyond 55C and idle around 41-43C Ideally I'd like temps to be better, but my hyper212 is all I can budget right now. Are there any problems running this config 24/7? And of course for the million dollar question.... do I keep pushing? Of course the answer is yes but the real question is where do I start, and is there anything that Im doing at the moment that would be considered playing with fire... the quote from Xd comes to mind "oh LAWD shes gonna blow" or something to that effect... many lulz from that thank you... Everyone here has been great help turning me into a not-so-noob in the world of OC'ing, so for that OCN, I thank you!!

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What is your CPU-NB frequency?
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currently its at 2600mhz, which brings about another question... It seems that even with the fairly high frequency, I cant OC my ram at all or Prime or linX will usually fail. But just on this configuration, so I dont know if I should just leave it alone or what.. Ive tried upping DRAM volts to 1.55 and changing clock to 8-8-8-24 which it should easily be able to handle at 1333mhz... i dunno.. memtest says ram is good, and its brand new
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That's as high as you can go on air.
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booooo! air schmair
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the quote from Xd comes to mind "oh LAWD shes gonna blow" or something to that effect...
What
You still worry about everything blowing on an M4A88TD-V EVO!? Chicken
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Actually Im pretty sure the MB is going to be solid enough for what Im doing.. Where would you go with this OC? I'm already at 1.5vcore, so am I done aside from just raising fsb and multi until no-go? Also , I had to remove my side case fan because of the hyper 212. Do you think it would be advisable to cut a hole in the back panel behind the MOBO centered over the cpu and mount my unused fan? If so, should I have it blowing on the board or away from it... my instinct says on, but Im not sure....
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