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i7 960 Overclock Voltages Help

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Hi, I am new to posting so if I posted on the wrong area please dont yell at me. I am trying to overclock my i7 960 to at least 4GHz I am using an Intel DX58SO
and the overclocking software that came with the mobo. At first I thought it would be easy to overclock (after reading various forums). So I finished installing everything etc etc, but now I'm nervous about voltages and such. So will anyone help me out with that? Thanks.
     
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We could if we knew the question.
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I'll take a shot at an answer. Keep your Vcore under 1.4v, QPI/VTT under 1.4v, CPU PLL under 1.9v, IOH and ICH under 1.2v, and keep your PCI-E at 1.5v!
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Sorry for a late reply. I tried going over to a hackintosh and I crashed my system. Thanks guys.
     
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Get into bios.
Set all voltages & frequencies as manual (stock cpu frequency)
Set cpu clock ratio to 23 or 24.
Bump bclk 5 by 5 testing stability with occt, ibt or linX for 15min and keep raising bclk if it's ok.

note in bios : uncore freq. = or > 2 x ram freq.
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Thanks for helping guys! Just one more question though, what is the highest temp my cpu should reach? It currently is around 77C~ at 4.0 GHz when benchmarking.
     
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