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Old 12-07-07, 08:10 AM   #18
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Default Re: Help overclocking my quad core?

Originally Posted by mythy
1.4 under load is a safe spot after Vdrop. so say 1.42-1.44 any more and your going to run the risk of killing it. Granted you always run the risk its just more of a risk after that
You can go all the way up to 1.55v before the C2Q CPU's refuse to even boot. I would imagine that because of this, it isn't really possible to damage the CPU by setting the voltage too high so long as you keep it cool enough. Once it hits 125C it shuts down anyways, though I wouldn't push that. They've made these things pretty fool proof it seems.
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