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Ivy Bridge, Cooler Temps with Higher OC?

Last response: in Overclocking
July 9, 2012 11:45:56 PM

I had a stable OC at ~4.35GHz with the core temps ranging from 68-74C under Prime95 stress testing. I bumped the OC up to 4450, and while unstable the temps were MUCH cooler at a higher voltage... and when I got it stable it was at the exact same temperature range despite a higher OC and voltage.

Any clue what is going on? I sure don't.
July 10, 2012 7:12:09 PM

Someone figured out it was voltage drop, and load-line calibration set on full fixed errors I hadn't been aware it was having.