“We give you a quick look at overclocking the Intel Core i7 920 processor that runs at a stock speed of 2.66GHz. What do you need in terms of cooling when you bring it up to 3.8GHz with at 1.35 vCore? You are not using the stock heatsink for sure.”
Here are some more Processor articles from around the web:
- Nehalem: The Unwritten Chapters @ AnandTech
- Intel i7-965 XE Extreme Edition Nehalem Processor Review @ Tweaknews
- Desktop CPU Comparison Guide Rev. 6.1 @ TechARP
- Intel’s Core i7, enough is enough @ Hardware Analysis
- AMD vs. Intel – Which is the Better Processor Right Now? @ PCSTATS
[H]ard|OCP has been spending a lot of time with the new Core i7 processors, testing and retesting as new BIOS, motherboards, RAM and overclocking tweaks have surfaced. One of the biggest hurdles has been cooling these new CPUs, all the previous experience with Core2 no longer applies. There is a video and chart that shows just what to expect with a Core i7 965 and stock cooling … it’s not pretty.