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a b K Overclocking
February 24, 2014 9:39:16 PM

hello guys, so basically im trying to overclock my new cpu using msi gd65 mobo and cooler master n520. i get 4.2ghz and set up voltage in bios to 1.120 however when i ran stress test, i got vcore around 1.160-1.176 with temp is 64 celcius in 10mins. what do you guys think ? is it stable for gaming? :) 
a b K Overclocking
February 25, 2014 1:07:59 AM

umm...no one?
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a b K Overclocking
February 25, 2014 2:34:33 AM

Hi there!

First up, when you say you are stress testing, what are you using to do it with and for how long in total? If you are using IntelBurn Test and getting those temps I'd say you are pretty pretty darn well :) 
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a b K Overclocking
February 25, 2014 4:00:56 AM

i used both aid64 extreme and prime95 seperately and monitored voltage with cpuid cpu z. they both gave the same temps result and voltage core and for like 10mins
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a b K Overclocking
February 25, 2014 4:21:51 AM

My advice would be to run Intel Burn Test on very high for the full ten runs and perhaps let Prime95 run for an hour or two. If both of those come back clean then I'd say yes, you are good and stable. Judging by your temps though it seems to be doing fairly well so far :) 
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a b K Overclocking
February 25, 2014 5:16:14 AM

AdmiralDonut said:
My advice would be to run Intel Burn Test on very high for the full ten runs and perhaps let Prime95 run for an hour or two. If both of those come back clean then I'd say yes, you are good and stable. Judging by your temps though it seems to be doing fairly well so far :) 


You are correct. I was able to rn battlefield 4 with max settings and played about 3 hours so the highest temp recorded was 56c
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a b K Overclocking
February 25, 2014 5:25:44 AM

Fantastic, I'm glad it's working out well :) 
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