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MOBO cooling mate. The VRM and NB need some attention. I already made some tweaks on my VRMs and that me to achieve higher stable clocks. However I can still feel them getting too hot at 4.8. I'm getting a bigger heatsink for the VRMs. Watercooling isn't on my list yet. I don't feel like it's necessary for my MOBO TBH. I'm not really expecting much from this UD3 R3 anyway.
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I can tweak it more mate. It's just that I can't dedicate my time unto it right now. And like I said I'm more focused on getting better cooling before pushing things further. I don't feel bad about you showing your score mate. I'm glad you found it. Your sweet spot. Besides, I can get something from what you are showing. But I envy you mate. REALLY. wink.gif lol
Don't expect your stock cooler to do you something good I should say. If you can hear beeping, then something must be hitting the temp boarders. Get a better cooler. At 1.344-1.356, there's nothing else to blame but your cooler IMO.
SaberKitty it is then. Thanks for the input mate. I just can't get my brother in the direction beacause of the color scheme on the saberkitty. But since you base it on your experiences, and others, I'd say I'm more likely pointing the saberkitty way in my next build.

Thanks
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np ill see if i can dig up his review it is extremely through he has not been on a while do to some family stuff. ill do it when i get home
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I think, the problem is not the cooler (Coolermaster hyper 212 evo) :


- Ga-990FXA-UD3 (v3.0) + Phenom 955 4.1ghz Vcore : 1.456 v ----> Full 60ºC
- Ga-990FXA-UD3 ( v3.0 + FX - 8320 4.4 ghz Vcore: 1.356 v
> Full > 72ºC eek.gif


You can seee, the FX with minus Vcore is more hotter than Phenom with more Vcore. kookoo.gif

I


yes it is 212 = ~4.3-4.5ghz max it cant handle the heat maybe it used to but .... how many settings do you have on auto ?
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I think, the problem is not the cooler (Coolermaster hyper 212 evo) :


- Ga-990FXA-UD3 (v3.0) + Phenom 955 4.1ghz Vcore : 1.456 v ----> Full 60ºC
- Ga-990FXA-UD3 ( v3.0 + FX - 8320 4.4 ghz Vcore: 1.356 v
> Full > 72ºC eek.gif


You can seee, the FX with minus Vcore is more hotter than Phenom with more Vcore. kookoo.gif

I

The FX just runs hotter. I currently run my 8350 on a hyper 212 evo at 1.392v 4.3ghz. I can do 4.4 and 4.5 but its not stable enough for me but I also have high LLC with some vboost.

the power the phenom puts out at that volts is still not as much as a 8320/8350 does even at lower voltages.

Do like me, I am about to buy a noctua NH-D14 smile.gif. Most double tower coolers are pretty much whats required for FX-8xxx series processors if you plan on overclocking. Otherwise will have to go to water. The new FX-9xxx series processors require a minimum of a double tower just to run at stock. Air coolers are having a tough time keeping up with processor power. Lots of people having trouble cooling I5 and I7 processors with the hyper 212 aswell. Its just getting old and just isn't good enough anymore tongue.gif. Gotta go bigger if you wanna go bigger thumb.gif
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Hey guys,
I have the UD5 and FX 8350.

Recently I added a custom loop in, and because there's no LLC on a rev 1.
My overclocks are well unstable.
How do I compensate vdroop without LLC?
This is the first time building a rig so I hope one of you veterans can help me.
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You add alot of volts to compensate. You will want it to droop down to a stable voltage. So it will have to be very high in order to achieve high clocks.
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You add alot of volts to compensate. You will want it to droop down to a stable voltage. So it will have to be very high in order to achieve high clocks.

That's the thing I was worried about, I don't really want to go higher than 1.55 as I got told it's the maximum the 8350 should do.

At 1.55 I think maximum i can go is around 4.6. So it's pointless me adding a loop.
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shoulda got rev 1.1 tongue.gif

I am sure it would be ok to push further then that. then you would just need to turn on whichever power saving feature drops vcore during idle. Then really it would hardly ever be that high anyways since under load it would droop and while at idle it would drop aswell.
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That's the thing I was worried about, I don't really want to go higher than 1.55 as I got told it's the maximum the 8350 should do.

At 1.55 I think maximum i can go is around 4.6. So it's pointless me adding a loop.

there are a lot of story's about the max voltage of the 8350 also about temps there are a lot of crazy story's and i want to make something clear.

1.55 is not the max voltage of that chip and those who say that has no clue on what they are talking about clean and clear thumb.gif

i called AMD some time ago and they said that it has nothing to do with voltage but the temperature of the chip.

the max threshold of these chips is 90c and at that temp it shuts down to prevent damage to the chip, the max 24/7 varies from chip to chip but AMD advised to stay under 65c for 24/7 usage thumb.gif

For short periods of time the chip can handle 70+ but that is only for benching or for short periods of time.
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there are a lot of story's about the max voltage of the 8350 also about temps there are a lot of crazy story's and i want to make something clear.

1.55 is not the max voltage of that chip and those who say that has no clue on what they are talking about clean and clear thumb.gif

i called AMD some time ago and they said that it has nothing to do with voltage but the temperature of the chip.

the max threshold of these chips is 90c and at that temp it shuts down to prevent damage to the chip, the max 24/7 varies from chip to chip but AMD advised to stay under 65c for 24/7 usage thumb.gif

For short periods of time the chip can handle 70+ but that is only for benching or for short periods of time.


Well sir.
Thanks for that, temps not an issue really, you've saved me a lot of money. biggrin.gif
Now I feel safe going over 1.55!
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