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Agree with big wolfy there...also *throws old E6850 at him* you can have him he has done good work
LOL, Glad someone still understands the meaning of my Avy. But the E6850 wasn't a Wolfdale, it was Conroe. My first chip that would be considered enthusist at the time was a E8400 (which was originally paired with the before mentioned EVGA 750 FTW board)
 
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LOL, Glad someone still understands the meaning of my Avy. But the E6850 wasn't a Wolfdale, it was Conroe. My first chip that would be considered enthusist at the time was a E8400 (which was originally paired with the before mentioned EVGA 750 FTW board)

E6850 with 2x8800gtx then moved on to i7-920 which....R.I.P died tragically
 
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E8400-Xeon 3220-Q9650-2600k

8800GTX 320MB-9800GX2-GTX260-GTX280-GTX280sli-HD5870-HD5870 crossfire-HD7970

Wanna do motherboards? lol jk :laugh:
 
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E8400-Xeon 3220-Q9650-2600k

8800GTX 320MB-9800GX2-GTX260-GTX280-GTX280sli-HD5870-HD5870 crossfire-HD7970

Wanna do motherboards? lol jk :laugh:
well while we´re at it

E6850 I7-920 2600k
2x8800gtx 640 - 2x260gtx 2x480gtx 2x670gtx

mainboard wise....holy sh** dude....Asus striker extreme <--still running with an q6600
RAMPAGE II GENE - RAMPAGE II GENE <---both died the same way along the first I7-920 second one still running on an Foxcon board and last but not least ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3
 
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Hi this is what i got

Intel Core i5 3570K,1155, Ivy Bridge, Quad Core, 3.4GHz, 4.5Ghz
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Hi this is what i got

Intel Core i5 3570K,1155, Ivy Bridge, Quad Core, 3.4GHz, 4.5Ghz
Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP5 TH Socket 1155 VGA DVI HDMI Dual Thunderbolt

Wow awesome chip!:)
 

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@amp, if you can get 4.1ghz at stock voltage, I'd just go with that. More than enough CPU power. There's quite a few chips like yours out there that run this way.. Not great clockers. If you want a higher clocked chip, gotta take a gamble again and buy another chip. 3770K's have been shown to be able to clock higher if you want to increase your chances of getting a better chip. :)
 
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I tried running intel burn test on high, it failed after 4 loops.

@amp, if you can get 4.1ghz at stock voltage, I'd just go with that. More than enough CPU power. There's quite a few chips like yours out there that run this way.. Not great clockers. If you want a higher clocked chip, gotta take a gamble again and buy another chip. 3770K's have been shown to be able to clock higher if you want to increase your chances of getting a better chip. :)



Thanks for the info. It might have to do with the intel thermal paste from what I am reading, however the 400 mhz difference from 4.1 to 4.5 is so negligible in actual use I will probably take your suggestion and try to run 4.1 or 4.2 near stock voltage.
 
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Took your advice. I was using intel burn test between volt decrease increments. I got it down to 1.176 volts @ 4ghz, stable intel burn test for 10 loops on high. Max temp on one core was 70*C, this is definitely not a great 3570k but it works for me. Prime 95 temperatures are 55-60*C.

 
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#60
Note that all of those results with those big gains are usually replacing TIM with Coollabratory Pro, and from what I've seen, most are using watercooling to get 20C difference. 10-15C is about average.

me, I got about 10c with my 3570k on air, using MX4.
Did you leave it Delided or you simply replaced the paste and put the lid back on?
 
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Did you leave it Delided or you simply replaced the paste and put the lid back on?
I am assuming he replaced the TIM with coolaboratory and reinstalled the lid.
 

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I am assuming he replaced the TIM with coolaboratory and reinstalled the lid.
Re-installed LID with MX4. I don't believe that coollabrotory pro is needed, and that the "high temps" are caused by the IHS sitting a bit too high off of the CPU die.


that said, that 10c is only when running high load. idle and such, no change.
 
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Re-installed LID with MX4. I don't believe that coollabrotory pro is needed, and that the "high temps" are caused by the IHS sitting a bit too high off of the CPU die.
that said, that 10c is only when running high load. idle and such, no change.
For the very last few C° you will need coollabrotory to get the best results.

Which make me wonder what temps do you got Cadaveca without IHS. Read in some forums that without the IHS temps seem to be worse then with IHS and new thermalpaste
 

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For the very last few C° you will need coollabrotory to get the best results.

Which make me wonder what temps do you got Cadaveca without IHS. Read in some forums that without the IHS temps seem to be worse then with IHS and new thermalpaste
I think some CPUs WILL be that way. Mine had very low temps to begin with, under 95C @ 1.4 V in IBT. Now I get just over 80 C.

I'll toss some pics of the CPU up in the sexy hardware thread. ;) Give me a few minutes. :roll:
 
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I think some CPUs WILL be that way. Mine had very low temps to begin with, under 95C @ 1.4 V in IBT. Now I get just over 80 C.

I'll toss some pics of the CPU up in the sexy hardware thread. ;) Give me a few minutes. :roll:
Nice dude. I am thinking I will do mine in a month or so. My high temps probably have a lot to do with the bad job intel did with thermal paste lol.
 
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Is "E1" a new stepping?
 
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Is "E1" a new stepping?
I have Family 6 Ext Family 6 Model A Ext Model 3A Stepping 9 Revision E1.

Bought this 2 days ago from Microcenter so I assume this is the newer Stepping/Revision. Not impressed with it compared to what people were getting on the other ones I guess.
 
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So I got to 4.1 ghz on the same 1.176 volts as the 4.0ghz and its stable on very high ibt 10 loops. 4.2 on the same voltage crashes seconds after windows boots. I am going to try overclocking my ram from 1600 speed to 1800 speed and see what happens.
 
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Forget overclocking the ram... it doesnt help anything as ram bandwidth isnt a bottleneck.
 
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Forget overclocking the ram... it doesnt help anything as ram bandwidth isnt a bottleneck.
Gotcha, I will set it back to stock.

Internal CPU PLL Overvoltage: should this be enabled? Default is auto which means disabled I believe. Would this get me higher clocks?
 

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Gotcha, I will set it back to stock.

Internal CPU PLL Overvoltage: should this be enabled? Default is auto which means disabled I believe. Would this get me higher clocks?
Not from my testing, but it can help with memory clocking(booting over 2200 MHz memory speed with some chips).
 

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#72
I have my i7-3770K at 4.90Ghz with 1.38 vCore and in IBT the hotest core is at 85°C, the others at 68, 78, 79, im happy with that :D
 
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#73
Gotcha, I will set it back to stock.

Internal CPU PLL Overvoltage: should this be enabled? Default is auto which means disabled I believe. Would this get me higher clocks?
Depends. On SB there was a very solid wall where you NEED this to be enabled to get past it. Anywhere from 4.5 to 5GHz. This doesnt seem to be as hard of a wall in IB, however all guides I have seen tell you to enable PLLOverride.
 

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Depends. On SB there was a very solid wall where you NEED this to be enabled to get past it. Anywhere from 4.5 to 5GHz. This doesnt seem to be as hard of a wall in IB, however all guides I have seen tell you to enable PLLOverride.
Yeah, SB..for sure, PLL overvolt help keep higher multis stable and bootable. But still, I will recommend that that is pushing too far for most users, and because it disables proper sleep modes, I'll never recommend any user enables that option on SB. unless the rig will be a cruncher.


But IVB is different, and I DO NOT agree with keeping it enabled at all times when overclocking. I also don't agree with VTT and VCCSA voltage increases, since to me, these only serve to "hide" problems in other areas.

I do have a slightly different focus than most guides do, looking at air clocking only, while most guides are focused on getting the most possible...whether on air, water, or colder.

I guess what I'm saying is that clocking on Intel isn't as simple as it appears at first.

Take a trip to XS, look at the ASUS Z77 support thread there, and all the users with problems with drives. Raja can only offer that the issue is some weird compatibility, the way the board is being pushed, or no answer...but I run into these issues at stock.

And I'm not saying I blame ASUS for this, but at the same time, with so much adjusted in BIOS, it's hard to sift through it all and find out the real problem. So I've taken a very different approach to IVB OC, changing only items that actually make a difference for me, and then seeing if the same applies across all boards... which, so far, it does.

This has helped me pinpoint far more broken hardware than ever. IF you knew how much hardware I've shipped out for repair in the last few months...far more items than I've done reviews in the past 5 months. PLL overvolt, VCCSA, and VTT changes haven't helped with these issues. They've helped with nothing, actually, for me.
 
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I enable that, adjust vcore and multiplier. Thats it. That takes me to 5Ghz and is 'as simple as it appears at first'.

On three of my IB chips, I need it enabled to be stable over 5GHz. Where people here go, its likely not needed. But if its disabled, it would be the first thing I enabled past 4.5Ghz to get the CPU stable.