I7 power consumption question Tags: CPUs Overclocking Power Consumption Intel i7 Last response: September 14, 2010 2:30 AM in Overclocking Share blablacentral September 13, 2010 11:54:02 PM got a question. was looking at a few charts about power consumption wile overclocking an i7 950 and one went like this 3.07=189.8w 3.20=203.7w --- 13.9 jump 3.40=212.3w --- 8.6 jump 3.60=219.9w --- 7.6 jump 3.80=234.4w --- 14.5 jump 4.00=264.9w --- 30.5 jump 4.20=317.0w --- 52.1 jump what happened in between 3.8 and 4.0 and again between 4.0 and 4.2 its like the consumption of watage goes crazy and how accurate is this its hard to find many charts like this but i found the same kind of trend among other cpus More about : power consumption question EXT64 a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking September 14, 2010 2:30:29 AM Probably where they had to increase voltage. That varies for every CPU, so the reason why you don't often see these charts is that they rarely would be accurate for your CPU. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumQ6600 vs i7 920 - Cost, power consumption , heat ForumGTX 480 Power Consumption - Question ForumSystem power consumption ForumDual crossfire 6990 power consumption ? Forum6870CF vs 6950 Power Consumption ForumPower consumption : Radeon HD 4870 x 4670 ForumPower Consumption with the 850HX vs. the 750HX ForumHigh performance and Low power consumption ForumProcessing power vs. energy consumption ForumPSU power consumption ? ForumPSU consumption on a new build ForumI5 750 vs. i7 920: The real power consumption diff ForumFx8120 Vs i5 2500k @1.4v [Electricity consumption ] ForumNew system. $2400 Budget. PSU Consumption Question + New MOBO,RAM. ForumFixed Voltage ForumCogage True Spirit mounting question ForumQuestion about thermal grease Forum[Solved] Stock Fan Question ForumQuestion about power usage when overclocking GPUs Forum[Solved] 5870 oc question More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !