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i5 760 Overclock - How much can I OC?

post #1 of 39
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Hey there

I'm all new in this forum and wanted to ask you a question about how much you think I could get out of my i5 760. I was thinking about 3.4GHz - 3.6GHz for everyday use but what do you guys say?

Here is my setup: (aditional information is written in my system in the signature)

Mobo: Asus P7P55D
CPU: Intel Core i5 760 @ 2.8GHz
RAM: 8GB Corsair XMS3 (4x2GB)
CPU Cooler: Arctic Cooling Freezer 13

I have tried to OC the CPU to 3.66GHz now .. Been reading temps and stresstesting with Prime95 64bit for half an hour - one core peaked at 65 degress but most of the time they all lays around 62-64 while stresstesting - so would this be good?

I'm running with 192x19,0 - should I rather lower my bus and raise the multiplier instead?

Hoping for a little advise and feedback.

Thanks guys smile.gif
Edited by FreakaZoidDK - 4/11/11 at 3:15am
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post #2 of 39
How much core voltage are you using? 65c is fine and you have plenty of head room for higher clocks.
post #3 of 39
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Right now the voltage it 1.2480 - and I lowered the bus to 180, and raised my multiplier to 20.0 instead. - that lowered my temperatures to a peak of 63c instead.

Am I way of or is it ok? smile.gif
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post #4 of 39
64 degree? You have a plenty of head room to OC that baby higher! For me safe border is about 80-85 degree for Intel CPUs. I think You could get it at 4GHz easily.
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post #5 of 39
I honestly wouldn't lower anything, you have head room for both voltage and higher clocks according to the temperatures you are reporting. Just make sure the system is stable and you should be good to go.
post #6 of 39
If You want my advice try to run this baby with 200X20 smile.gif With proper voltages of course, check Your temps, post them here and we will tell You what to do. But I still think You can run it at 4GHz easily with good temps.
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post #7 of 39
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So .. when you say proper voltages - what would that be in this case? smile.gif ..
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post #8 of 39
Try less than 1.3v. If You could run it at 3.6GHz and 1.25v you shoul be able to run it at less than 1.3v and 4ghz with good temps reading.
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post #9 of 39
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Okay - Ill try - I will post pictures and info withing half an hour from now - thanks champ.
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post #10 of 39
No problem, just remember that every chip OC in different way. One needs more voltages and the other one needs higher voltages. Just check Your temp readings and post them here.
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