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Gigabyte 4+1 phase mobo with cooled fets could handle a 95Wcpu oc ???

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Our second pc has a Gigabyte ma-770-us3 rev2.0 4+1 motherboard with Cooled mosfets via chip coolers + a fan nearby . Can it handle a 95W AMD Phenom II X4 945 @4ghz ? ( The motherboard is 140W+ , but dont know how well that 4+1 can hanle OC )
Edited by Darkslayer7 - 7/21/11 at 8:14pm
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if you keep it stock, and have then CnQ enabled
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Stock ? I asked if can oc a 95W cpu with it ?
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post #4 of 8

I wouldn't worry too much about OCing. Not all 4 + 1 phase are created equal, and I would imagine that Gigabyte is of much better quality than what MSI had previously used. Especially considering you're starting with a 95W CPU, I would say it's safe to do 4ghz no problem.

Back in the day AMD ran Phenom II at 6.5ghz on a 4 + 1 phase DFI board. Blame MSI for the bad wrap.

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how much voltage do you need to hit 4ghz stable?
Is the cpu a c2 or c3?
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C3 , and 1.375 for 4 Ghz
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post #8 of 8
It's a lower quality 3-transistor design but I don't think you'll see much problem with a 95W processor esp. considering the FETs are properly cooled.
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