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Windows 7: Post Your Overclock!

13 Apr 2011   #631
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MadSupra354 View Post
My vCore voltage was 1.380v at stock speeds, and you've overclocked an i7 to 4.5GHz @ 1.2v
You can't really compare voltages between an older AMD chip to a new Sandy Bridge i7. They are completely different beasts.

If you had the same chip however, then you could be pissed


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13 Apr 2011   #632
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MadSupra354 View Post
My vCore voltage was 1.380v at stock speeds, and you've overclocked an i7 to 4.5GHz @ 1.2v
You can't really compare voltages between an older AMD chip to a new Sandy Bridge i7. They are completely different beasts.

If you had the same chip however, then you could be pissed
He is running an i7-2600k...
Similar to mine.

~Lordbob
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13 Apr 2011   #633
jeepmann4x4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dave76 View Post
Ya, that's good, really good.

Did you have to do anything besides bump the multiplier?

LB is right, it isn't fair...
Only things I did were... bump the multiplier and manual adjust the vcore to 1.2..left everything else on auto as I'am still learning...If any of the pro's think I can do a few things to make it better please shoot me a message!!.. I also think I can go lower on the vcore, I just ran out of time to play with it last night.
Also tell me what info if any you would like to see and I'll see if I can get a snip of it.
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13 Apr 2011   #634
jeepmann4x4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Sorry for double post....

New OC snips, I got the Vcore a bit lower..:)

How does everything look to you guys/gals??


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13 Apr 2011   #635
smarteyeball

 
 

Temps etc look good - but 2hrs isn't enough to consider it stable.
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13 Apr 2011   #636
jeepmann4x4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Temps etc look good - but 2hrs isn't enough to consider it stable.
I've never called it stable, as I'm still playing with settings and trying things out.
Thanks for letting me know a 2hr run isn't enough...

I'm new to this so how long would you say I should run Prime95 for to call an OC stable??

Any other good test I should know about?
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14 Apr 2011   #637
kurahk7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jeepmann4x4 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Temps etc look good - but 2hrs isn't enough to consider it stable.
I've never called it stable, as I'm still playing with settings and trying things out.
Thanks for letting me know a 2hr run isn't enough...

I'm new to this so how long would you say I should run Prime95 for to call an OC stable??

Any other good test I should know about?
I would run Prime95 overnight and also run LinX overnight as well to be 100% sure. LinX not only tests full load, but also different turbo modes as well as idle modes to make sure your system is more stable.
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14 Apr 2011   #638
DaGooN

Windows 7 64bit Ultimate SP1, VMware Windows 7 64bit Ultimate SP1
 
 

Thought i posted in here befor
my 24/7 OC. rock solid, even with my new Gfx card.


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14 Apr 2011   #639
jeepmann4x4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Ok here is the "New OC" with a long run on Prime95(12+hrs)!

Can this be called "Stable" now?? Or do I need to run some other test? If so what test should I go for?


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14 Apr 2011   #640
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

the best test is time.

use it every day, doing different things, especially games or anything that will really push the processor(s).

if it crashes, crank the clock back a bit.
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