as some of you may know i'm still not giving up on that processor yet and i have been trying to overclock it for the past 3 months . i have read every post and every thread that been written about that processor and i know there is a few threads about it but all of them are already closed so i had to start a new one . i was able so stabilize it only for 4.3Ghz with 1.19V for both the core and the cache. with 25+MV for the core. i am using liquid metal now and have no issues with the heat. my setup for the above is as using 1.2V for both core and cache in bios but i use the 1.19V on throttle stop + setting the current limit for 160 instead of 95 also on throttle stop since i cant change it in bios !! and both VR faults and VR efficiency mode is disabled in bios . and im not using intel extreme utility at all (attached images for the above setup ) - but i tried every possible volt for 44 and 45 without a success!! Mr. Fox you mentioned in one of your replays that 1.245V is good for 45 multi, but in another thread you said u was only able to stabilize it with 1.4V and 125+MV . so any suggestions? i tried both in bios and both settings never was able to start the windows screen (it freeze and then blue screen ) or only freeze and i have to restart. for 4.4Ghz on all cores i was able to start windows and do some stress test for a few minutes but once i open the google chrome i get blue screen .. for 4.4 Ghz , here is my settings :- on bios core volt 1.230 +25Mv offset . and cache volt 1.20 +25Mv offset but windows crash with blue screen once in awhile . for 4.5ghz i cant start the windows even any one knows what is the suitable volt for 44 or 45 multi? that i can start tuning from ?