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1 Ghz oc too much, or i can go further with better cooling (AtlonII) ?

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I have an athlonII X4 620 (2.6ghz stock) @ 3.51. Voltage is 1.375 . Temps are 40idle , and 60load (prime95, and its stable) . So my question is : Can i go further with this chip with a better cooler (i will get a H60 soon) ? Or it is already near his limits ?
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You could almost definitely go further with a better cooler.
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You may reach 3.7 -3.8 GHz with better cooler. It is up to you if it is worth it or not.
performance increase to be expected up to 10%.
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Originally Posted by HeadlessKnight View Post
You may reach 3.7 -3.8 GHz with better cooler. It is up to you if it is worth it or not.
performance increase to be expected up to 10%.
That means, sure, if you are willing to run outrageous voltages and border line microwave oven temps in your case.

Instead of springing for an h60, why not try a PhII 955 and sell your athlon which would in the end cost you the same amount of cash, then you would be more likely to hit 4.0 and defiantly 3.8 on your current cooler until you are ready for the next upgrade?
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You've got plenty of voltage left to add if you can get those temps down. 60C load is already too high.

There are much better coolers than the H60 for the price though, AFAIK.
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For the athlonII 72c is max, not 62 . I know the h60 is not the best, but it can hold load temps more stable than most air coolers .
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