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I'm using a Phenom II x4 965 c3, and I've hit a roof of 4.2 Ghz (200x21) with 1.5375v. Is there any way I can get it higher?
Edit: I'm on a suicide run and I want to get as high as possible.
Edited by jaykaybay - 11/2/11 at 6:41pm
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Yeah with Watercooling and a ****ton of luck.
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More volts. Ive done 1.58 @ 4.3 but I'm using water.
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Of course you can! Moar Volts=Moar hertz!

But seriously, they do "wall" right around 4.2Ghz, and after that, the volts/clocks ratio gets really huge. And that trend continues until you can cool the chip to approximately -70C or below, at which point you achieve superconductivity, and the volts/hertz ratio becomes really good. With good cooling and alot of voltage though, you should be able to hit 4.3 stable, although that's a long way from a 24/7 OC. also try messing with FSB, not just multi

EDIT: Nice rig btw:)
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Originally Posted by jaykaybay;15549963 
I'm using a Phenom II x4 965 c3, and I've hit a roof of 4.2 Ghz (200x21) with 1.5375v. Is there any way I can get it higher?

your voltage is VERY high try to have a 1.5v MAX on air keeping your temps under 55c.
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I'm on a suicide run with it, I've hooked it up to 2 ( Yes, 2) 480 rads p/p and I want to see how high I can go.
Edit: I'm on 4.3 with 1.56v and I'm priming it.
Edited by jaykaybay - 11/2/11 at 6:42pm
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