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About brian1965

  • Birthday 10/01/1965


  • Location
    NE England UK


  • Interests
    Music production, computers


  • Occupation
    Senior Engineer


  • realname
    Brian McLeod

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  1. Hi BlackArchon, I have my E5-1680 v2 overclocked to 4.7GHz in my HP Z620. Of course, I had to be a little creative keeping the CPU cooled.
  2. Hi All,


    Glad to be part of the HWBOT forum, here's a little info on my current computer;


    HP Z620 Workstation

    Water Cooled E5-1680 v2 (OC to 4.7GHz via XTU)

    64GB HYNIX 1866MHz ECC

    Water Cooled PALIT GTX 1080Ti FE

    PNY Quadro P2000

    256GB SM951 (AHCI) UEFI Boot - ASUS HYPER M.2 X4 MINI

    480GB SSD / 2TB WD / 4TB SEAGATE

    Windows 7 Pro 64bit


    Passmark Performance Test 9

    SCORE 7147 / CPU 17461 (Single Threaded 2551) / 2D 1019 / 3D 14464 / MEM 3153 / DISK 15451


    New to overclocking, so lloking for tips.

  3. Hi BlackArchon, With regards to overclocking, COOLING IS EVERYTHING. I have a HP Z620 with E5-1680 v2 running at 4.7GHz. In Passmark 9; And Passmark 8; Single threaded score for PM8 is 2565. I've attached some images of the cooling arrangement. I also have a water cooled GTX 1080Ti and a Quadro P2000 in my system, 64GB 1866MHz DDR3 and 256GB Samsung SM951 (AHCI) boot drive.
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