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how do the MBs hold up when cranking out 1.7, 1.8V

surely they need extra cooling then too
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how do the MBs hold up when cranking out 1.7, 1.8V

surely they need extra cooling then too
in my experience, no. Both my FXE and GD80 have survived purely on stock cooling.

The subzero pot that is within inches of the VRMs might help though
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full pot benching @ -196c is a blast on amd..
    
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full pot benching @ -196c is a blast on amd..
I dare you to drink it.
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haha ok that is what i was expecting,l i have built a few AMD rigs, they were fine. Yea i realize nothing will compare to BD that AMD currently has, but ATM it doesn't look like its going to do much better than X79, and they keep delaying it which makes it worse. I got a 980x and a 2600K waiting for comparison, funny how AMD wants to jump ahead in their own tech, but its about time they brought out something comparable.

Hopefully overclocking BD will be the same as OCing current CPUs.
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how are these processors:
or the 965?
Edited by Sin0822 - 6/2/11 at 11:01pm
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^broken link
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Just for reference, I believe the 955 and up through the quads, are comparable to a q9550/9650 by intel, or one of the first generation i5's.
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Use as Coaster.

Sorry, heh. The PII series all like cold and overclock pretty well, but they're unlocked core so the board itself isn't really being tested as much. You could get something like a 1055t, which puts out a lot of heat, and is corelocked requiring board bumpage. But they're not all exceptional overclockers. You're gonna get a lot of variance regardless.

Quick rule of thumb for AMD OC, bump CPU-NB, bump multi, bump voltage.
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woooot no CB benching time!

just keep the pot filled to the brim and you're good to go, no thermometer or any of that crap needed

you have to get a BE tho, or higher clocks will be impossible.
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