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Old June 13, 2009, 04:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Saibot View Post
im not afraid to deal with high voltages ;)

I've OC'ed AMD Athlon 64's before... and since the i7 architechture is so simmilar, i realize that its safe to go up to ~1.5-1.6 volts as long as i bump the mem voltages too (memory voltages go up to ~1.8v.. they just need to stay within 0.5v of the vcore. i found that if the two are ~0.3v apart, the overclock is generally stable.)

i only go up to ~4.1-4.2 when benching because that requires 1.55 volts... and the temps arnt bad either. their around ~66 degrees under load. For normal use im @ 3.8ghz
1.55 volts and 66 degrees under load? What are you cooling it with?
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