-=2.66GHz -> 3.8 GHZ i7=-

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  1. OniMinion

    OniMinion ...recalls when this forum was actually about cars OT Supporter

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    OTers, take a chance to browse over to Hot Hardware to see how easy it is to over clock the new Intel i7 920 processor from 2.66 GHz to 3.8GHz stable, with only air cooling! I found this reference video direct from Intel at retailedge.intel.com.

    HotHardware OC i7


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    My i7 is at 3.98 on air. It's really not that hard if you have good cooling and good ram. I'm usually at 53 or 54 when under full load.
     
  3. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    I'm running my i7 at 5.1ghz with 6gb of DDR3-2000 and a specially ground ceramic liquid-nitrogen interface with a pair of Intel SSHD's in a RAID 0, pushed by a prototype 4-rail PSU good for 50 amps per rail, fed off of a 12 panel solar array, feeding a bank of 10 marine batteries.
     
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    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    Ok, I just made that shit up.
     
  5. lowfat

    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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  6. OniMinion

    OniMinion ...recalls when this forum was actually about cars OT Supporter

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    I just got my Thermalright IFX-14 in the mail today. This should be a snap for OCing the CPU!
     
  7. OniMinion

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    I run folding @ home on my computer all the time, if my system doesn't crash, then it's a good overclock.
     
  9. Doomsday

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    have you bought the cpu yet?
    make sure you get the new i7 920 with 'D0' stepping or sspec 'SLBEJ'
     
  10. OniMinion

    OniMinion ...recalls when this forum was actually about cars OT Supporter

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    It is!
     
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    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    OCCT Linpack or Intel Burn text is likely the best, and if it passes a couple hours of that, chances are it is stable. I use Prime95 though as when running Linpack the system is unusable at the time.
     
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    Is that the same idea as the G0 stepping on the Q6600?
     
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  14. OniMinion

    OniMinion ...recalls when this forum was actually about cars OT Supporter

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    Right,
    I really can't remember a processor that was so easy to overclock in terms of percent speed increase. It must have been the Celerons back in the MHz days-of-old.
     
  15. AE x 11ty

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    :rofl:
     
  16. AE x 11ty

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    tomshardware.com/reviews/overclock-core-i7,2268-4.html
     

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