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Worth going from 4.1GHz ring to 4.2GHz on 4.4GHz core?

So I recently overclocked my i7-4790k to 4.4GHz core on 1.19V, and my ring 4.1GHz on 1.15V. I ran prime95 for 24 hours and everything was stable. But now I'm beginning to understand that I properly should have seen if I could go higher on my ring ratio. So is the performance boost I would get from getting a higher ring ratio, Worth the 24 hours wait? My max temperature during the 8k to 4096k test was 86C°
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  1. 86C is a pretty high temp. You should be looking at improving your cooling or reducing your VCore and/or multiplier. The performance difference of 0.1 to 0.3Ghz increase is less than 10%. Unless you are constantly maxing out your CPU. I doubt you'll notice the difference in daily usage.
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    Question from jaltejkr : "Worth going from 4.1GHz ring to 4.2GHz on 4.4GHz core?"

    jaltejkr said:
    So I recently overclocked my i7-4790k to 4.4GHz core on 1.19V, and my ring 4.1GHz on 1.15V. I ran prime95 for 24 hours and everything was stable. But now I'm beginning to understand that I properly should have seen if I could go higher on my ring ratio. So is the performance boost I would get from getting a higher ring ratio, Worth the 24 hours wait? My max temperature during the 8k to 4096k test was 87C°
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    Ring bus overclocking on Haswell and skylake based architectures doesn't really do a whole lot, there are many benchmarks out there that show hardly any performance gain from increasing the ring bus clocks. Just overclock the cores.
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  4. TechyInAZ said:
    Ring bus overclocking on Haswell and skylake based architectures doesn't really do a whole lot, there are many benchmarks out there that show hardly any performance gain from increasing the ring bus clocks. Just overclock the cores.


    So would you recommend that I actually just go back to stock clock and volt on the ring, or just keep it like this? And if yes, then I don't have to take the test again when I'm just going back to stock settings right?
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  5. velocityg4 said:
    86C is a pretty high temp. You should be looking at improving your cooling or reducing your VCore and/or multiplier. The performance difference of 0.1 to 0.3Ghz increase is less than 10%. Unless you are constantly maxing out your CPU. I doubt you'll notice the difference in daily usage.


    I'm never hitting those temperatures in normal every day use, so I don't think that it is a problem. Or what do you think?
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