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Windows 7: New 2500K build OC Question

02 May 2011   #11

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

Personally I'd have aftermarket cooling on that but otherwise looks fine to me...if you tighten up your RAM timings you may have to use 2T instead of what you have now 1T...isn't there multiple profiles for XMP ram? If there is you could use other profiles and see if there is any performance benefit..

And btw 1 hour of Prime doesn't mean it's it overnight and see what happens

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02 May 2011   #12

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider

Tou can set your own profile and frequency under XMP. I haven't done it, I'm running manuf. specs. I have a Corsair H50 with 2 Noctua fans (which I have my doubts about). I idle at 36 which I think is too high. I don't know if it qualifies as a stress test but, I have been running folding@home which runs the CPU at 100%. I have left it running for 4 days continuously and the highest temp I have seen is 61C. (tjmax is 98). CoreV usually runs between 1.288-1.3 at my settings.
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02 May 2011   #13

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

You can add a res to the H50/60/ it...easy as and drops temps a bit more.
I added a single bay res,in hindsight shoulda been a dual for better results..I run Noctua fans on mine also and run climate net 24/7 and at times have crysis2 running simaltaneously.
If foldings not crashing that would do me for a stability test lol.
I would'nt bother with ram speed..tho you could disable it and see what gets set with as stock/default.
My understanding is loose timings etc are to enable higher O/C's so default settings could in fact be a little tighter and at 1T to boot.
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02 May 2011   #14

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider

At defaultt XML the timings are the same, they just reduce the frequency to 1600. Also I think I forgot to mention that I am running at 4.4 right now.
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02 May 2011   #15

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

well if default is 2T then try setting it to run 1T timing and see if it boots.
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