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Would it be safe run a 3ghz northbridge without water cooling?
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I'm pretty sure it's safe as long as you keep the temps below the maximum.
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I'm pretty sure it's safe as long as you keep the temps below the maximum.
Thing is I can't see my NB temp, only the motherboard temp. They aren't the same right?

Right now its at 2.7 and it is stable at stock volts.
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I'm pretty sure they are the same. The cpu/nb that you're talking about overclocking is actually the memory controller located on the cpu itself. So yeah you just need to watch the cpu temps.
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I'm pretty sure they are the same. The cpu/nb that you're talking about overclocking is actually the memory controller located on the cpu itself. So yeah you just need to watch the cpu temps.
Ok, I guess ill push to 3ghz since it is way too easy to do on my board.
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Ok, I guess ill push to 3ghz since it is way too easy to do on my board.
Might as well. Good luck.
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Might as well. Good luck.
It might give me an extra .5 or more GFlops of performance if I do.
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