The max full load as actually pretty high. I know that on my i7 it was pretty crazy installing the Indigo Extreme, my CPU ran around 100 for a few minutes straight according to 3 different programs. I almost had a heart attack and while I would prefer not to do this again, nothing went wrong. The max I would really bench at is around 85. Just make sure that it doesn't stay over 70 all the time. _________________ CPU: i7 930 @ 4.4GHz w/ Megahalems
GPU: MSI GTX 580 910/1820/2180
RAM: 6GB 1600MHz
MOBO: Asus P6T6 WS Revolution
Case: HAF 932
SSD: 2x Intel x25-e RAID
Cool - I've done a bit more research and 72c is the max load temp the stock cooler can support. TJ max is still the cut-off, so I'm well clear of that at least!
I'm going to reapply my TIM and reseat my Megahalems at the weekend. I wasnt to check that the TIM actually spread properly.
Also grabbing a Gelid for my 470, so the ambient temps should come down a fraction too (470 is an excellent case heater with the stock cooler!) _________________ CPU: i7 860 @ 3.8ghz (Corsair H100/Noiseblocker M12-P)
Mobo: Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD5
Memory: 8GB Corsair XMS3 C8 @ 1730
Graphics: GTX 680
Monitor: Dell U2311H
Sound: Xonar Essence STX
Speakers: Bose Companion 20
Headphones: Sennheiser HD-598
Storage: Samsung 830 128GB, Corsair Performance Pro 256GB, Seagate ST1000DM003 1TB
Optical: LG bluray writer
PSU: Corsair TX 750W
Case: Corsair 550D
Cooling: 2x 124mm Zaward Golf III, 2x 120mm Akasa Apaches
OS: Windows 7 x64 SP1
Joined: Dec 29, 2007 Posts: 1766 Location: Hamburg Germany
Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:54 pm Post subject:
my 860 does 3,8 wit 1.192 vcore + 1.22 vtt with ht disabled.
4ghz with 1.28vcore n 1.25 vtt.
i guess you just got a bad oc batch or something. _________________ bawlz
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Some boards are also a b*tch to work with. I just gave my old CPU to a friend who now tries to get it back to where I always used it. He has the same board as me but different RAM and is struggling to achieve some sort of stability, especially if you want to use all the features the platform offers. _________________ Intel i7 2600k | MSI Z77 GD45 Gaming | 16GB G.Skill DDR3-2400 | Gigabyte GTX 670 | Creative SoundBlaster ZXR
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