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Can I overclocked my CPU with a Voltage at 1.4V with a 3+1 Phase Motherboard ?
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Can I overclocked my CPU with a Voltage at 1.4V with a 3+1 Phase Motherboard ?
No! Don't even try. Your board has too few phases to adequately supply that phenom. Read this thread.
http://www.overclock.net/amd-motherb...planation.html

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OK thanks so If I put a AMD Athlon II x4 640 which is at 1.4V will it set on fire ?
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Soz about that
Edited by lukeibob - 5/28/11 at 2:01pm
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post #5 of 35
Yes
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Yes
So it will set on fire ???
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post #7 of 35
Most likely. An athlon at 1.4v is almost 150w.
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Can I overclocked my CPU with a Voltage at 1.4V with a 3+1 Phase Motherboard ?
It will be fine. 1.4V on a 3+1 phase board on a quad is fine, the board will handle it easy. I'v had my phenom up at 1.55V on my 3+1 phase board and it was fine (albeit unstable ). Just dont venture much higher than 1.4V or run a x6 on a 3 + 1 phase board.
    
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post #9 of 35
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Dosent make sense, My freind has a 3+1 Motherboard and he had his Athlon at 1.5V

This is his Motherboard :
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Asrock-AMD-Soc...#ht_3282wt_906
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post #10 of 35
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Originally Posted by lukeibob View Post
OK thanks so If I put a AMD Athlon II x4 640 which is at 1.4V will it set on fire ?
As long that you have VRM cooler and don't oc it then you will be fine. Most 3+1 phase power don't have the proper cooling for the VRM for the newer Phenom II and Athlon II CPU and they will burn out.
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