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So... i'm with a question here...

I own a 1055T and it's Oced to 4.033ghz at 1.49v/NB @2870/1.36v rock solid.

I tried to downvolt a bit.. cuz temps where getting too high (top 62ºC) when prime, but it BSOD no matter what.


So...doing some tests, i reached this:


@3.92ghz (13.5x mult) 1.40v / NB @2.900 1.28v

Temps won't pass 56º...


Will i have notable performace decrease when gaming/video editing?

In benchmarks, on heaven i lost 70 points... and 3Dmark11 150 points.
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post #2 of 15
No way if it's stable
post #3 of 15
That 100Mhz difference is barely noticeable.
But 62c seems okay to me though. I'd keep it on 4.03
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dasparx View Post
That 100Mhz difference is barely noticeable.
But 62c seems okay to me though. I'd keep it on 4.03


You do realize that 62c is almost TJMAX for a AMD chip????

I would keep it at the 3.9ghz. At 4ghz that will kill your chip.

Edit: 62C is the max temp for a 1055t
Edited by nbmjhk6 - 8/6/11 at 4:03pm
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post #5 of 15
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You do realize that 62c is almost TJMAX for a AMD chip????

I would keep it at the 3.9ghz. At 4ghz that will kill your chip.

Edit: 62C is the max temp for a 1055t

We know that when gaming/editing/folding will never reach temps that we get when prime/linx...


I think i'm leave at 3.9ghz..
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Carlos Hilgert Ferrari View Post
We know that when gaming/editing/folding will never reach temps that we get when prime/linx...


I think i'm leave at 3.9ghz..
Folding will actually get darn close.

That being said unless you're doing very computationally intensive tasks 3-400mHz make zero difference IRL outside of benchmarking.
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post #7 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Carlos Hilgert Ferrari View Post
We know that when gaming/editing/folding will never reach temps that we get when prime/linx...


I think i'm leave at 3.9ghz..
Not true at all... My folding temps are 4c higher then my prime95 temps.

My editing temps are on par with my Prime temps.

This is with small FFT.

Even so it won't be that much of a difference if the game is optimized correctly. 55C is the safest temp for AMD processor with 24/7 use.
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post #8 of 15
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I have like 240k points folding...

my temps where never abouve 57ºC when OC'd to 4ghz.


Well, i'm gonna prime for 12hrs this night and if it's stable i'll leave at 3.9..

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Only 1 way to find out, go play a game and see how much performance changes. You also don't need more than 2600-2700 nb with your memory. Might lose a few degrees lowering it.
Edited by huhh - 8/6/11 at 10:04pm
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Only 1 way to find out, go play a game and see how much performance changes. You also don't need more than 2600-2700 nb with your memory. Might lose a few degrees lowering it.
Why i dont need more than 2600?


No difference on games tho.
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