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Well I got it to 4.5GHz and it ran through 4 tests before 1 core decided it would stop working, I'm going to be content with that for now as I have a busy weekend and wanted to get some benchmarks done tonight.

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Originally Posted by CodyOdi;15310873 
So far the highest I've gotten is 50C

Core Temp is giving a Tj. Max of 90C

90C is believable for a TJmax, but that's probably not what the software is reporting if the highest you've seen in 50C.
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AMD website says 61c as max temp on the 8-cores and 70c on the rest.

EDIT: Link: http://products.amd.com/en-us/desktopcpuresult.aspx?f1=&f2=&f3=&f4=1000&f5=AM3%2b&f6=&f7=32nm&f8=&f9=5200&f10=False&f11=False&f12=True

Sounds about right for TCASE, which is probably what that 50C number is supposed to be.
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1.44 vid is a little low for 4.5ghz

most of the reviews ive seen @ 4.5+ are around 1.50v
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Have you tried adjusting the reference clock, and not just relying on the multiplier to OC? There have been numerous reports of BD responding well to higher reference clocks.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blameless;15311441 
Have you tried adjusting the reference clock, and not just relying on the multiplier to OC? There have been numerous reports of BD responding well to higher reference clocks.

give this a go: 250x18(18.5) @ 1.50
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awsome thanks for this biggrin.gif i have the same motherboard and am still on the fence about getting Bulldozer so hopefully this will provide more insight
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bah i wish they sold them locally here, i would push it with some chilled water =[
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Quote:
Originally Posted by allupinya;15311461 
give this a go: 250x18(18.5) @ 1.50

Tried and failed. Wasn't stable. I've had better luck keeping the freq. stock and increasing just the multiplier.

I'm not raising voltages on my memory which is most likely why I get stability issues when I raise the freq.
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Thanks for doing this.

I am keeping a close eye on this, I just got the same board for a buddy of mine and I'd love to see some non-ASUS benchmarks!
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