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Thanks iinversion!

That was really helpful! And also bad news for me since I wanted to try overclocking.
Is mild overclocking like unlocked Athlon II x3 440 @ 3.30GHz ok for my board.

Should have done more research before purchasing.
Better yet, should have posted here before getting my first system.

Anyway, I went for MSI because of the "Icy Choke" and "Military Class Concept".
I guess I was fooled.

My distributor only has a few options for MoBos: mostly MSI, few ASUS, few Gigabyte and ECS.

Should have bought Asus M4A88T-M LE or Gigabyte GA-880GM-UD2H.
Were any of these even good choices? Haha!

Is there anyway to monitor MOSFET Temp?

I was still playing around and got to 3.45GHz, hehe.

Maybe I will just be happy with an unlocked 4th core with no OC then..
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Quote:
Originally Posted by eduforonda;13411838 
Thanks iinversion!

That was really helpful! And also bad news for me since I wanted to try overclocking.
Is mild overclocking like unlocked Athlon II x3 440 @ 3.30GHz ok for my board.

Should have done more research before purchasing.
Better yet, should have posted here before getting my first system.

Anyway, I went for MSI because of the "Icy Choke" and "Military Class Concept".
I guess I was fooled.

My distributor only has a few options for MoBos: mostly MSI, few ASUS, few Gigabyte and ECS.

Should have bought Asus M4A88T-M LE or Gigabyte GA-880GM-UD2H.
Were any of these even good choices? Haha!

Is there anyway to monitor MOSFET Temp?

I was still playing around and got to 3.45GHz, hehe.

Maybe I will just be happy with an unlocked 4th core with no OC then..

Both the Asus and the Gigabyte boards would have been better choices, although I perfer Asus. Both boards you listed are a 4+1 power phase just like your MSI board. The difference being that Asus and Gigabyte(not sure about Gigabyte but I am sure about Asus) boards offer saftey to the VRM/MOFSETS when overclocking.

If you had an Asus board I would just say OC to whatever you want and if it's too much the Asus protection will kick in and turn the board off.

And actually, instead of telling you what speed in GHz you are limited to let me just say this.. I wouldn't push it past 1.45v with heatsinks. Try to stay at or under 1.4v without them.

Some people might think this is being "too safe", but I wouldn't want to tell you that you can use 1.5v and have you ending up blowing your board

EDIT: ps, if someone provides information that is helpful to you, there is a "rep" button in the left corner. It just shows everyone how helpful they've been so to speak. AND welcome to OCN. smile.gif
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Glad to here that, I was planning an OC with just 1.400v for CPU Voltage.
Right now I'm testing for stability, going on to 4th hour of prime95 Blend Test.

Here's the link:
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Please do tell if you find anything wrong.
I just moved Ref Clock and CPU Volt by 0.024v. If I lower HT Link Speed, I go BSOD.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by eduforonda;13414056 
Glad to here that, I was planning an OC with just 1.400v for CPU Voltage.
Right now I'm testing for stability, going on to 4th hour of prime95 Blend Test.

Here's the link:
1806375.png

Please do tell if you find anything wrong.
I just moved Ref Clock and CPU Volt by 0.024v. If I lower HT Link Speed, I go BSOD.

Good to hear! Looks like it'll probably turn out stable at 3.3GHz. Just keep moving up the speed until it becomes unstable with the 1.4v. Good luck with your OC.

EDIT: That's weird.. you BSOD if you lower the HT speed? That's really odd.. usually rising it creates instability. Make sure all your RAM timings are set manually and your RAM voltage is the rated voltage. Make sure NB is at 2000MHz and stock volts. (You'll want to raise this later but for now keep it stock) You also want to get that HT down to 2000MHz if possible, but if not 2200MHz is fine.
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Your processor would pull 100w max if you could hit 4.0+Ghz.If you have some air flow over the VRM's you should be ok,coolers would be advised.Most problems came with guys running overclocked quad's and X6's.Is your CPU a C2 or C3 revision?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Redwoodz;13414394 
Your processor would pull 100w max if you could hit 4.0+Ghz.If you have some air flow over the VRM's you should be ok,coolers would be advised.Most problems came with guys running overclocked quad's and X6's.Is your CPU a C2 or C3 revision?

No. No. and No.

He unlocked the processor to a quad. Which makes it a 125w with stock settings.

but.. If he had it as a X3 he'd have more voltage room, but since it's unlocked he has to go easy on the voltage. Especially with that MSI board.
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Originally Posted by iinversion;13414434 
No. No. and No.

He unlocked the processor to a quad. Which makes it a 125w with stock settings.

but.. If he had it as a X3 he'd have more voltage room, but since it's unlocked he has to go easy on the voltage. Especially with that MSI board.

He unlocked it to an ATHLON quad. There's still no L3 cache. So he's still right around 95-110w at stock. After the overclock, he's probably pushing 125w or so.

Even with a MILD overclock, that board will still take it honestly. Its not like you're overclocking an x6 to 4.0GHz on it. 3.3GHz with an Athlon quad should be just fine, maybe even 3.5GHz.

Just keep the voltage down (I'd say below 1.45v), and it should be fine.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud;13414451 
He unlocked it to an ATHLON quad. There's still no L3 cache. So he's still right around 95-110w at stock. After the overclock, he's probably pushing 125w or so.

Even with a MILD overclock, that board will still take it honestly. Its not like you're overclocking an x6 to 4.0GHz on it. 3.3GHz with an Athlon quad should be just fine, maybe even 3.5GHz.

Just keep the voltage down (I'd say below 1.45v), and it should be fine.

My friend has this exact same CPU and it unlocked to the exact same thing. It pulls 119w without being overclocked. Unless the monitoring software shows the wattage as being wrong because it's recognized as a Phenom II after being unlocked despite no L3 cache.

In anycase.. it's his risk. Put too much volts through it and the board will just simply die, no warning. I'd be scared to OC on an MSI board. Lol.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by iinversion;13414475 
My friend has this exact same CPU and it unlocked to the exact same thing. It pulls 119w without being overclocked. Unless the monitoring software shows the wattage as being wrong because it's recognized as a Phenom II after being unlocked despite no L3 cache.

In anycase.. it's his risk. Put too much volts through it and the board will just simply die, no warning. I'd be scared to OC on an MSI board. Lol.

Software monitoring of voltage and wattage you can take with a grain of salt.
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the tx3 should be fine for upto the 100w cpu too


http://products.amd.com/en-us/DesktopCPUDetail.aspx?id=698&f1=AMD+Athlon%e2%84%a2+II+X3&f2=&f3=&f4=512&f5=AM3&f6=&f7=&f8=&f9=4000&f10=False&f11=False&f12=True

amd says the x3 440 c3 is a 95w cpu
1.4v max
75c max

i wouldnt push it much farther, x4@3.3 is a nice oc for it



the monitoring software just looks at what cpu it is and how much its oc'd
hwmonitor says mine is at 175w devil.gif
if thats correct this board should have been on fire a year ago
Edited by ffejrxx - 5/7/11 at 2:21am
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