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I'm sure all serious deneb users have 140w capable boards. So when you upg to Thuban, you do this, without touching any voltage settings, you raise default multi to 18,5 and Turbo Multi to 19,5. Because it's on default voltage you can count it as a "default" chip biggrin.gif And it should be faster than a 4 core on BF3 (with 1333 ddr3 ofc)

I'm waiting for native bulldozer mainboards. Then see what Bulldozer can do, then maybe I'd just buy a 990fx (cheapo by then) just to upgrade to ddr3 to really use this chip's mem controller. (my current board is ddr2 only biggrin.gif)
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Lol, the FX 8150 costs 355 usd in norway.. D:
You clearly don't know where to look.
The lowest price is 315$
 
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12 hours of benchmarking is overkill, 30 minutes tells you if it's stable or not.
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That's false. I've crashed in games even after 10 hours of Prime95, so I've always done 12+ hours of Prime95 and 50 runs of LinX at maximum memory. Several other people can tell you this too.

Again, if CPU-Z says 3.2ghz, you've probably hit your maximum multiplier. Try reaching it using Multi and HT-reference clock.
If you want to ensure stability you have to stress test for a longer period of time. I've failed unluckily on one core at 12+14hours before. If you try something intensive like folding, you're gonna crash with your overclock.

Booting into windows and playing a game now and again is fine but it's still gonna be unstable unless you've tested it properly.
Edited by ydna666 - 10/18/11 at 6:05am
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