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speaking of temps with these things. Has any one else noticed coretemp has a tjmax of 90° for them not 70° like previous AMD cpu's? headscratch.gif

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Hey CP whats up man. Yea I was being vey over zealous in my post. Was not serious and I can imagine that there is just TOO big a wall there once you get in the 5ghz and up range. so temps arent a problem but other things are. I was looking at some phase change coolers with bulldozer on them and dudes have 5.8 to 6ghz. I wonder if they can run that 24/7 or atleast get some good benches from it. I jsut would like to see some game benchmarks at 6ghz with an fx and 4x7970 or something lol. EXTREME overclocking right there

What's goin on man. Phase change would be pretty extreme but I'm not sure if those people run 24/7 like that. Wish I could find my water cooling parts and take this thing past 5 ghz but I can't find them. So, I was doing some window shopping at frozenpc and wow water cooling has gotten very expensive these days. I saw some reservoirs priced at over $100! After being disappointed at the prices for a custom loop, I was just thinking of going with a Rasa kit since they are so cheap and changing out the water block in the kit for something better.
Edited by computerparts - 1/3/12 at 9:47pm
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Hey CP whats up man. Yea I was being vey over zealous in my post. Was not serious and I can imagine that there is just TOO big a wall there once you get in the 5ghz and up range. so temps arent a problem but other things are. I was looking at some phase change coolers with bulldozer on them and dudes have 5.8 to 6ghz. I wonder if they can run that 24/7 or atleast get some good benches from it. I jsut would like to see some game benchmarks at 6ghz with an fx and 4x7970 or something lol. EXTREME overclocking right there

Phase change 24/7 = not fun.
Its noisy and uses as much power as a good gfx card, Also you have to watch out for condensation.
Good water cooling is a better choice for a desktop.
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Hey computerparts what version of coretemp are you using?
Maybe part of the difference between FX-81XX AND fx-6XXX AND 4XXX. I know the 8 series have a lower max temp.

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Hey computerparts what version of coretemp are you using?
Maybe part of the difference between FX-81XX AND fx-6XXX AND 4XXX. I know the 8 series have a lower max temp.
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Version 1.0. I never thought about it but it does make sense that the 6100 and 4100 would have higher max temps.

Hey guys just ran across this on another forum.
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The silicon and adhesives used in manufacturing these processors has a peak temperature rating of 97+ Celsius before any form of degradation will take place. The processor also has a thermal shut off safe guard in place that shuts the processor down at 90 Celsius.

The Cpu temperature is read form a sensor embedded within the socket of your motherboard causing about a 7-10 Celsius variance form the actual Cpu temperature, which may be what you are reading about on the net.

You can use an application called AMD overdrive, that will allow you to monitor your temperatures accurately.

As long as your core temperature has not exceeded the high side of the 60 degree mark for extended periods of time you should be ok. 62 degrees holds a generous safety net to begin with.

I hope I was able to answer your questions, If you have any more inquiries don't hesitate to contact us.


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I finally broke 40'C load temps today. That's a 40'C maximum at 4.6GHZ core, 2.6GHZ NB @1.45v/1.28v during large FFTs. I was really beginning to think my temps were borked, but I just run that cool biggrin.gif
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http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2180726

Could have basically overclocked itself! Off to 4.5GHz...
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Well guys/ gals have fun with your Bulldozer's. Mine played nicely on my Sabertooth and was running it @ 4788 or something close with 1.425V. Never went over 52 degrees during gaming. I sold my setup so the rest have fun
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Version 1.0. I never thought about it but it does make sense that the 6100 and 4100 would have higher max temps.
Hey guys just ran across this on another forum.


AMD overdrive and coretemp show the same temp for me so I guess the 90° tjmax on FX-6100 is correct.
The max my cores have ever been under synthetic load is low 50's and socket temp of 64°.

I know the amd spec sheet says 70° for 6100-4100, and 61° for 8 series. so is that socket temp?

They have given us to many temps for these dang things doh.gif
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Has anybody successfully overclocked the FX 8150 up to 5.0 Ghz and booted into windows? If you have been close, what motherboard where you using and what did you have the bus and voltage set to?
    
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Has anybody successfully overclocked the FX 8150 up to 5.0 Ghz and booted into windows? If you have been close, what motherboard where you using and what did you have the bus and voltage set to?

I did no problem at 1.52 V, check the CPU-z validation in my Sig
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