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Old 02-07-11, 08:24 AM   #370
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Default Re: Core i7 Overclocking thread

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Originally Posted by [AK]Zip View Post
Unless you are just running benchmarks 3DMark11 is not a good program to test CPU stability or load temps. Use linx or prime95 for at least 3 hours. 1.432v is way too high for air cooling I can promise you that and you should be able to achieve 4.3GHz at a much lower voltage with that chip.
IntelBurnTest is another good app. Same as LinX, different interface. They are up to 2.5 now.
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