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Windows 7: Post Your Overclock!

29 Jan 2012   #1161
peaceful

Win7 Ult x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by profdlp View Post
Impressive, peaceful!

I am going to have to keep trying different combinations. I've decided that if I can get a 50% overclock (5.1GHz) I'll declare victory - and hopefully regain my senses.
wow .. that's great !!! i'm no longer patient to see your 5,1 Ghz SS.


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29 Jan 2012   #1162
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

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...Like he said that is a stress test and normal use will be a lot cooler.
Yep. I backed off to the previous OC level and am sitting at 42C after a game of AOEII. Not the most CPU-intensive program out there, but not "idle", either.
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30 Jan 2012   #1163
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

I can't get mine fully stable above 4GHz. Had it as high as 4.25GHz but it would blue screen every now and then. Just didn't get the best chip I guess but I'm very happy with it and my Phanteks (and all my case fans) keeps everything nice and cool

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30 Jan 2012   #1164
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Mark your CPU core volts are pretty high, you could try a NB volts bump to see if the would help. If it is possible keep the HT link around 2000MHz.
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30 Jan 2012   #1165
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

I've got the CPU voltage as low as I can. Any lower it won't boot (the NB is pretty high as well) I think I just got unlucky with this chip and I'm waiting for Pile Driver chips before I upgrade
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30 Jan 2012   #1166
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by profdlp View Post
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...I'd think getting over 70c would start to be a concern...
You mean like the 79C I hit after an hour of Prime95 at these settings?

Apparently my new ASUS board will automatically adjust your core voltage for you - not always in a conservative way, either. If I can figure out how to limit that to something a little less scary I might try for 5GHz.
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor

Your Tcase max temp is 72.6°C. add 5°C for core temps, your max core temp is 77.6°C.

You will see many OC sites going way over this, so it is a conservative number from Intel.
Have read where Intel can get info from the CPU for the max temp it has been ran at, if the warranty is ever needed.
Evidently they don't use that to void the warranty, according to some posts.

Motherboard auto voltage is notorious for over-volting.
You should always manually adjust your CPU voltage when OC'ing.
Back it down until it won't pass Prime95 or IBT.
1.584v is very high, you should be able to get around peaceful's 1.368v, or lower
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30 Jan 2012   #1167
StalkeR

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

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I believe the TJ Max is 100c for your CPU. You reached a max temp of 57. I'd think getting over 70c would start to be a concern. If it approached that with an OC, you'd be looking for a better cooling solution if you regularly pushed it. A Guy
I don't plan to oc it much. ATM I'm at 3.0GHz, just 300MHz oc.
And thanks for the answer. Maybe I'll buy new cooler if I plan to oc it.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
They seem a bit warm but not dangerous. From what I find your max Tcase temp is 74.1C and your max temp would be just a bit higher. I think you can give an overclock and keep an eye on temps.:)

EDIT: From Bill's info you are just fine at stock speed with those temps. I'm a wildman and I'd no be too concerned unless your temps would get to 75C. Like he said that is a stress test and normal use will be a lot cooler.
Yes, I know that they are not dangerous. Anyway, thanks to you also for answering.
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02 Feb 2012   #1168
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

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Running a cool 4.2 on a i7-960 at 68 deg c prime 95 100%


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02 Feb 2012   #1169
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

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Running a cool 4.2 on a i7-960 at 68 deg c prime 95 100%


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02 Feb 2012   #1170
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

That's a nice OC and great temps for the 960.
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