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CPU is at 3.8, 200x19 with 1.45 v. 3D Mark got 12.6k CPU, sound right?

So my AMD 955 is officially to slow for my GPUs. They get 62% usage in Crysis Warhead. I need to fix the issue, i5 2500k enough?
Edited by snoball - 5/20/11 at 6:11pm
 
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Why not just over clock your processor to like say 4.0 ghz. your sig says is at the stock 3.2
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It's a terrible clocker, I intended on upgrading.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by snoball;13577326 
It's a terrible clocker, I intended on upgrading.

Not an excuse. Overclock.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MR KROGOTH;13577368 
Not an excuse. Overclock.

YOU HEARD THE MAN!!! DO IT. NOW! sniper.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MR KROGOTH;13577368 
Not an excuse. Overclock.

I spent a whole day trying to OC it. Temps repeatedly got near or exceeded the 62 C mark. AMDs maximum. The CPU is C2 stepping. Of course this was on the Thermaltake V1. To OC this thing is just an annoyance for me.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by snoball;13577394 
I spent a whole day trying to OC it. Temps repeatedly got near or exceeded the 62 C mark. AMDs maximum. The CPU is C2 stepping.

Ambient? Voltages across NB / CPU / RAM? Temperatures and fan speeds?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MR KROGOTH;13577407 
Ambient? Voltages across NB / CPU / RAM? Temperatures and fan speeds?

Ambient = 78 F
Voltages for CPU was a 1.45
NB and RAM I didn't touch. Used some settings my friends 955 clocked at with the same stepping and mobo. Would have come to 3.84 GHz. Fans are all molex so spinning full throttle. Cooler Master R4s
 
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Crappy iPhone pic.
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That's the layout.
 
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