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Originally Posted by ecnelitsep View Post
I always said these processors were going to be very hard to cool when overclocking and everyone said I was crazy.
Intel includes a rather huge heatsink with their Extreme Edition processors. Does that make them hard to cool?

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I don't care as long as AMD finally increases their damn 62C max safe temp threshold and decreases their heat output. Having a 955 C2 clocked to 3.4GHz @ 1.27v with 35 idle and 50 load seems terrible with my Antec 620/2x 1800rpm Noiseblocker fans.
It doesn't matter if their "max safe temp" is 62C. TJ Max is still 90C.
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Stand back folks! This baby's got liquid cooling!

    
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Are you including research and development costs or simply the cost of putting a die on silicon and packaging it?
Considering that virtually identical chips, elsewhere in their product range, without unlocked multipliers, sell for 1/5th the cost, and they're still making fantastic margins on those, I believe that Mr. Duckie has indeed already accounted for that.
    
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It doesn't matter if their "max safe temp" is 62C. TJ Max is still 90C.
90C max?! Where in the hell did you hear that? (Provide a reputable source please...)

I'd like to see you try making your AMD chip hit mid 60s without BSOD'ing, or 90C without damaging it.
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90C max?! Where in the hell did you hear that? (Provide a reputable source please...)

I'd like to see you try making your AMD chip hit mid 60s without BSOD'ing, or 90C without damaging it.
Core Temp.

I've hit 76C before, pretty stable.
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Have fun when your chip dies. Just ask B NEGATIVE about the guy in his sig...
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Have fun when your chip dies. Just ask B NEGATIVE about the guy in his sig...
I'm not stupid enough to run my chip at 1.6v on air for more than a 5 minute suicide run.
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I don't know why they would include liquid coolers if they're trying to keep costs down. If they cheap out on the cooler then they're going to have to worry about it leaking and warranting the CPU/system, but if they go with quality then they're going to have to charge more. I honestly think that they should just release performance/overclocking CPU's as OEM only, since nobody bothers with the stock cooler when they overclock.
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AMD: "Here, have a LCS for with your FX CPU."

Me: "Why thank you, good sirs!"

AMD: "Just don't use it for what it's intended to be used for and you won't void your warranty."

What? Let's give them something that damn near condones overclocking and then have them void the PIB warranty in essence.

What happens if it leaks? Will they replace my entire system?
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Or just sell the processor alone! Whatever happened to OEM chips
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