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Old February 3, 2013, 02:50 PM
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I've been using ratio. I have turbo disabled.
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Old February 6, 2013, 07:52 AM
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A bit of an update.

Running at 4.7ghz now with core voltage at 1.37. Temps are great. 78'C max with Prime95 Small fft. Ran for 8hrs no errors.
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Old April 29, 2013, 10:06 PM
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A bit of an update.

Running at 4.7ghz now with core voltage at 1.37. Temps are great. 78'C max with Prime95 Small fft. Ran for 8hrs no errors.
Keep us updated. I, too, have a 2500K. I'd like to know how far you end up pushing it. I managed to get mine to boot at 5.1Ghz but wasn't stable. Things were getting finicky over 4.9Ghz so I backed it off to a stable 4.8Ghz. I'm running a self contained water cooling unit.
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Old April 30, 2013, 06:27 AM
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Keep us updated. I, too, have a 2500K. I'd like to know how far you end up pushing it. I managed to get mine to boot at 5.1Ghz but wasn't stable. Things were getting finicky over 4.9Ghz so I backed it off to a stable 4.8Ghz. I'm running a self contained water cooling unit.
Most 2500ks will do 4.7-4.8 no problems. The gains are so minimal those from like 4.5-4.8 that there really is no need except bragging rights.

I actually need to redo my system as I am only running at stock speeds but can pull 4.7 no problem with very cool temps due to running a Coolit Freezone Elite
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Old April 30, 2013, 09:50 AM
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I am back at 4.5 now just for longevity sake. It doesn't seem to make any noticeable difference for day to day use or gaming so may as well go with lower temps and less power usage. I use my system now to mine with so its my video cards turn to bake. The 2500k is very easy to work with though. Whatever you can throw at it it will do its best to handle. Probably the easiest chip to oc that I have ever used.
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