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post #31 of 38
oh hi =D

nice to see you got it going at 4.2ghz , lower bclk and higher multi was the answer .. that qpi link was way too high before =)

good stuff .

HT will only benifit you if you do encoding , rendering etc .. but leave it on , you will get better results with it on than off thats for sure .. and its not worth turning it off for a few extra mhz overclock imo .
Edited by Xristo - 4/23/11 at 4:34pm
    
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First of all is it worth it? Am scared of really falling behind in the latest games now that the sandy bridge is out. Will i fall behind or will the i7 still hold up? Do games even take full advantage of the Q6600 overclocked yet?
Wha...
You have an i7 and 6970 crossfire.
You're either extremely OCD or extremely rich.
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Wha...
You have an i7 and 6970 crossfire.
You're either extremely OCD or extremely rich.
Im the same , i like to push my hardware to the limit .. this is an enthusiasts forum , questions like this are asked all the time . He knows he can hit 4.2ghz so why not try for it ? may aswel ..
    
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Well sadly i woke up to this.
Back to 4Ghz 19x210 with memory at x6 = 4Ghz and 1260Mhz RAM.
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what vcore were you using for that failed 4.2ghz run Brad?
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what vcore were you using for that failed 4.2ghz run Brad?
Around 1.32v

I am trying 4.4Ghz with HT OFF! My Vcore in winsows is 1.36v. I did IBT 1 hour stable. Going to run all night now. Games don't use HT anyway.
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how did you go with the 4.4 testing ? personally id settle for 4.2 with HT on rather than 4.4 with it off ..

Some new(er) games do use the advantage of hyper threading , or upcoming titles will for sure .

I ran my setup at 4.4ghz with HT on 1.45v , it is game stable .. but not cinebench or intel burn test stable =( doesnt matter in reality .. that 200mhz is nothing to be sad about .

Wouldnt make a real world difference anyway .. maybe a few milliseconds off your load times if that .. not even noticable .

I think if you want 4.4 u will need 1.4v+ for your 920 .. if your h50 is doing its job properly it may be possible to get it stable at that speed . Your motherboard could be a restriction also , my mobo doesnt like anything over 200bclk for some reason , according to my temps i could run 4.4ghz all day but i keep getting bsod no matter how high i take my qpi/vtt and vcore .

so im guessing 4.2 is pretty much the stable limit on my motherboard , cant really complain for a cheap p55a ud3 . I reckon hold out for the new ivy bridge cpu's and sell off your 920 when the time comes .
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ok i might revert back to 4.2GHz with HT, however what vcore would you suggest?
Edit: Trying with around 1.33v. Around 5 hours stable IBT so far.
Edited by BradleyW - 4/25/11 at 2:42pm
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