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    Core i5 Overclocking how's it going

    am using asus p7p55d at the minute wondered how everyones was going

    am at 3.51ghz at 1.275v so far with temps at 50-55 at load on the i5 750

    wondered how everyone else is doing


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    Re: Core i5 Overclocking how's it going

    Only just got my stuff today and wont be putting it together till the weekend probably, if i get time.
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    Re: Core i5 Overclocking how's it going

    Well as ebuyer decided 24hours later that I didn't actually get one of the cheap msi p55-gd65 boards it's not nore is it going to.
    The rest of the list of bits I was going to order has now met the delete key.

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    Re: Core i5 Overclocking how's it going

    Quote Originally Posted by Pob255 View Post
    Well as ebuyer decided 24hours later that I didn't actually get one of the cheap msi p55-gd65 boards it's not nore is it going to.
    The rest of the list of bits I was going to order has now met the delete key.
    Get one from SCAN in the SCAN thread , i have
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    Re: Core i5 Overclocking how's it going

    I missed that before, I'm probably number 99 in his in box or simular
    But some chance is better than none and I'll wait for conformation before I start redrawing up the list.

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    Re: Core i5 Overclocking how's it going

    waiting for the results on this, before ordering my new rig, was going togo budget but may fork out for midrange if they oc well.

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    Re: Core i5 Overclocking how's it going

    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post
    Get one from SCAN in the SCAN thread , i have
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pob255 View Post
    I missed that before, I'm probably number 99 in his in box or simular
    But some chance is better than none and I'll wait for conformation before I start redrawing up the list.
    i got my asus from ebuyer and one of the cheap ones from scan (hopefully) so will either sell the asus on here or try and send it back to ebuyer within the 7 days if i get the msi one quick enough.

    and for once i get to have a play with new tech and try overclocking on a couple of boards.

    am up to 3.7 now this seems to be very easy to hit (11.172 seconds for super pi wanna break ten seconds) will be aiming for 4ghz later and see how that goes
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    Re: Core i5 Overclocking how's it going

    Apparently there is a pretty hard limit of 220 bclk due to the integrated PCI-E controller being coupled to the uncore clock. Hopefully the next revision of chip will uncouple it so we can limit the PCI-E speed.

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    Re: Core i5 Overclocking how's it going

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    Apparently there is a pretty hard limit of 220 bclk due to the integrated PCI-E controller being coupled to the uncore clock. Hopefully the next revision of chip will uncouple it so we can limit the PCI-E speed.
    thats still not a bad limit 4.4ghz on the 750 if i can get anywhere near that without cooking my chip i'll be happy.


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    Re: Core i5 Overclocking how's it going

    what cpu cooler and case are you using?

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    Re: Core i5 Overclocking how's it going

    Quote Originally Posted by Temi_D View Post
    what cpu cooler and case are you using?
    thermaltake kandalf LCs and watercooling although dont have lga1156 mounts so cpu block is not sitting properly. my watercooling is the basic kit that comes with it and is not much better than air i use it for the noise factor


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    Re: Core i5 Overclocking how's it going

    have hit the magic 4ghz now on 1.35v am pretty happy with that


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    Re: Core i5 Overclocking how's it going

    Well done 4ghz is a good 49% OC i think. I have seen some push 4.2ghz stable. How are your temps btw , under load.?

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