Published on 13th February 2012 by
Originally Posted by HustlerIs it just me or are these Sandybridge E CPU's coming up short in the overclocking department, i dont think i've seen one that's been stable past 4.6Ghz....is it a CPU or Mobo problem?.
Originally Posted by Hustler
I think it's more the heat they pump out. Pookeyhead, thetrashcanman and True_gamer all have SB-E chips running at 5GHz or over.
Originally Posted by Cyberpower-UKGetting any 3000 series hexa core to 5GHz is a challenge on any board. You're looking at 200W + through the CPU. To me that puts VRM waterblocks as a prerequisite as 5GHz can be done on an open bench but in a case the VRMs just don't get the airflow they need. We've done 4.75GHz for a few customers and ended up a 4.6GHz for the Cobra: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/reviews/desktop-pc/3336884/cyberpower-cobra-review/?tab=verdictTab#top
You are not logged in, please login with your forum account below. If you don't already have an account please register to start contributing.
19th September 2014
17th September 2014
16th September 2014
© Copyright bit-tech