• Welcome to Overclockers Forums! Join us to reply in threads, receive reduced ads, and to customize your site experience!

6700k high voltage and temps for 4.5ghz

Overclockers is supported by our readers. When you click a link to make a purchase, we may earn a commission. Learn More.

Spiritstr

New Member
Joined
May 10, 2016
Hey everyone, im trying to reach 4.5ghz with 1.35v~ but everytime the i start some stress test i receive a BSOD (clock watchdog timeout), to reach stable 4.5ghz i need at least 1.37v~, this give me high temps, about 85-88C.
I can do 4.2ghz at 1.25v,4.4ghz with 1.35v and max temps 83C,. I only tried to change the voltages and multipliers, i haven`t disable anything in the motherboard (i`m using a gigabyte z170x gaming 3, cooling with h100i).
So i lost in the lottery or you guys can give me any tips?
 

EarthDog

Gulper Nozzle Co-Owner
Joined
Dec 15, 2008
Location
Buckeyes!
Lost in the lottery is my take.

Those temps are fine though. We say to keep stress testing temps below 90C (CPU throttles itself around 100C).
 

wingman99

Member
Joined
Dec 10, 2003
+1 you have lost in the luck of the CPU draw, that temp is ok for stress testing. If you have any other questions just ask.
 
Last edited: