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It been a few months since i got this cpu and ive forgotten if its the BE model, how can i check without taking off the waterblock ?
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I don't think the 1055T was ever in the Black Edition version.
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http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html

download that and it'll tell you what model it is, you may already have it if you've been overclocking.

or you can go, control panel > system and security > and it'll tell you which cpu you have.

what cpu is it you have? because we can tell if you it's a black edition or not. I dont think your talking about your 1055t, but if you are, it isn't. it mean's the multi is locked and you can only change to below the set figure.
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It been a few months since i got this cpu and ive forgotten if its the BE model, how can i check without taking off the waterblock ?
The 1055t is not a BE model. The multiplier is locked at 14x. You can confirm all of this in either the bios or through CPU-Z.
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Black editions will have unlocked multipliers in the bios, check that first. If it does, then you have a black edition, if not, you don't.

But your 1055t is not a black edition.
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yea.... 1055t isnt BE, go in your bios and see if your multiplier is unlocked.
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yes its the 1055t
it can still be overclocked to a fair amount right ?
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you can overclock via fsb
bring down the ram and ht multipliers one notch, then raise the fsb

try to keep the ht close to stock as possible

what cooler do you have?

and which cpu is it?
http://products.amd.com/en-us/deskto...False&f12=True
125w or 95w?

max temps
125w = 62c
95w = 71c
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yes its the 1055t
it can still be overclocked to a fair amount right ?
yep. Depends on how high your motherboards FSB can go.

for 4 ghz, it'll take 286 FSB and 14 multi. Give that a try and test some voltage's, start at around 1.4 vcore and see if you need more or less

remember to adjust the other things because FSB overclocks your memory, NB and Ht link too
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you can overclock via fsb
bring down the ram and ht multipliers one notch, then raise the fsb

try to keep the ht close to stock as possible

what cooler do you have?

and which cpu is it?
http://products.amd.com/en-us/deskto...False&f12=True
125w or 95w?

max temps
125w = 62c
95w = 71c
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