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HOLY VOLTS BATMAN! 1.57 is "only" 1.57 lol. I'm at 1.375. What kinda temps you lookin at with that extra .2 volts at full load?
gsdhuighasueghuheiuagshui!!!!!

4ghz with 1.375 volts? HOW?

Teach me how to oc lol. it takes me 1.5v for 4ghz
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Eh, I'm just really disappointed with what BD could have been...
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tbh I wish I had built an phenom x4 2 years ago. The compusa guy heped me make my pc, don't let them do that.... "so should I get a motherboard with ddr2 or ddr3?" them "nah, there's no difference"
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gsdhuighasueghuheiuagshui!!!!!

4ghz with 1.375 volts? HOW?

Teach me how to oc lol. it takes me 1.5v for 4ghz
Honestly all I did was allow a couple weeks for my TIM to settle (at 3.8ghz @ 1.35v) then upped the speed to 4ghz by simply setting the clock multiplier to 19.5 w/200mhz bus and jumped my volts up .025 to 1.375. At the time I didn't think I'd be stable but I ran prime95 for a few hours and figured I was good. Haven't had any issues since. My idle/surf temps are kinda high at 44-45 but my full load stays under 55 so I don't think theres much of an issue.
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i love the fact that our phenom's can still outperform the dozers in certain areas. Iono why everyone is so mad about having a 990fx board, I'm happy with mine! OC's very well with my t1100..unlike my msi board that just died on me...like a b*tch sigh

When will AMD come out with its next generation processors that will actually compete against intel? .. either way, those cpu's should be am3+ still right? so...still worth the investment in my eyes (:
    
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loved my x6 from day one...mind you i came from a e4300 lol...i got my gear when the 990 chips were only getting released and got the 1100 to see me out and do something different from mainstream. but i mean this thing is awesome...got 24/7 OC 4.1ghz on 1.38v load max temp 49 in summer ...along with my sapphire 6950 chews everything i throw at it. Even tho the first gen of bulldozer haven't lived up to the hype im not going to go cross over. Hell i seem to remember a big f#@% up with intels first line of sandy. Even big companies can make mistakes. cough cough ford and yamaha
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BD's failure effects Phenom II's... how?
I just bought a x4 965BE for 115$ ($15 off newegg 1 day promotion on the 12th when dozer launch) i guess that counts.
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This failier has pretty much encouraged me to go 4.2ghz 24/7. Time for an OC session this weekend Should be awesome since winter is coming.
Edited by Devilmaypoop - 10/13/11 at 10:14pm
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post #39 of 55
Love my 980 BE and 720 BE. Sold my 965 BE but it was good to me as well.

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I'm Satisfied with my phenom its a great Chip its been running 4.4ghz on only 1.57volts
That's actually a lot. Mine does 4.4Ghz on less than 1.5v
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I'm still happy with my X6,but I'm not sure if it is worth the cost to jump on a AM3+ board because as much as I like AMD,I probably won't be getting an FX.
Will the next generation of FX even be using AM3+ 990FX motherboards?

It sucks AMD is discontinuing Phenom II and Athon II by sometime next year. Yeah,AMD go ahead and EOL your line of CPU's that right now are still faster and cheaper than the FX. I also noticed stores aren't even ordering very many FX chips.

If FX processors don't improve with a new stepping,software fixes,and software optimizations,the Phenom II and Llano are the last good chips AMD will make for a while. Not to mention adding Bulldozer cores to the APU will end up killing it.
Edited by Heavy MG - 10/13/11 at 10:30pm
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