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Hi

Got myself an intel i7 920 c0 stepping.

My cpu vcore is 1.232 at stock speeds is this right? what sort of settings would i need to have for the best temps at stock speed and how hot would it be.

thanks

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Where are you getting your vcore from? CPUz, I hope.
But these things can achieve 4Ghz easy, here is a guide.
http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...920-930-a.html
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You've got the old C0 style i7. I'd say just start dropping your Vcore and use IBT and prime to confirm stability. I wouldn't have thought that more than 1.15v would be needed tbh.

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c0 are hard to oc i think ur max will probs be 3.6ghz
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Did none of you read what he asked. He's not looking to overclock, he's looking for the best stock voltage.

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post #6 of 9
Yeah your voltage sounds about right for defaults. My 920 C0 from December of 2008 has a stock Vcore of 1.248 under load.

You can try undervolting it if you really want to. Just be ready for hours and hours of stability testing hell for a few degrees cooler.
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Yeah your voltage sounds about right for defaults. My 920 C0 from December of 2008 has a stock Vcore of 1.248 under load.

You can try undervolting it if you really want to. Just be ready for hours and hours of stability testing hell for a few degrees cooler.
Ok cheers

i am getting my vcore from cpuz

i just think my pc is abit to warm at the moment. i want to work out what is the lowest vcore for my pc so i can have a cooler pc then work my way up to overclocking when i feel like it

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What is the max voltage my i7 can take? also what are the highest safe temps. my max temps when doing 50 runs of ibt at stock speed and auto volts with out turbo boost are 60c are they ok

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What is the max voltage my i7 can take? also what are the highest safe temps. my max temps when doing 50 runs of ibt at stock speed and auto volts with out turbo boost are 60c are they ok

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From what I understand 1.55v is the absolute max you should ever take a i7 too. But you will hit crazy temps way before that. I would look to stay under 1.4v and chances are even that will be too hot.
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