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I was wondering if Someone can help me get to 5ghz.... here are my current specs

AMD 1090t - 4.2 ghz (OC'D)
ASUS Crosshair IV formula 890
GSkill Ripjaws X 1866
750W PSU
2 XFX 6870's Crossfire
Corsair H50 push/pull setup
Intel 120gig SSD

Kinda new to OCing but I would like to get 5ghz to make my rig as fast as possible.. any help would be appreciated rolleyes.gif
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post #2 of 32
phenom IIs never get to 5ghz without extreme cooling...
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post #3 of 32
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what do you mean by extream cooling????... max temps under stress are 32C... my comp sits next to the window and I live in canada(its F'in cold out lol) I dont want to keep it at 5... I just want to bench it there just so I can say I've done it biggrin.gif
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post #4 of 32
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Originally Posted by Malo View Post

what do you mean by extream cooling????... max temps under stress are 32C... my comp sits next to the window and I live in canada(its F'in cold out lol) I dont want to keep it at 5... I just want to bench it there just so I can say I've done it biggrin.gif

He means LN2, Dry Ice, Liquid Helium, Phase Change etc.

That 1866 ram will more than like you keep you from reaching those higher clocks passed 4.5ghz or even lower.
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post #5 of 32
There is absolutely no way you will manage 5GHZ on an H50, it MIGHT be possible on a robust custom water cooling loop. Even then I doubt it. You need liquid nitrogen, or dry ice wink.gif
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maybe a really well done slushbox /w ice
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post #7 of 32
lol @ 5.0ghz on a 1090T....I think the highest i ever saw one was 4.2ghz and i have no idea how that person managed it....i could barely get 4.0ghz stable with that chip!
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post #8 of 32
How cold can you get your computer room and are you willing to pump some crazy volts through that chip just to boot into windows at 5Ghz? you wont get it stable at 5ghz 24/7 and you could kill you cpu and/or mobo.
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post #9 of 32
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4.2ghz isn't hard to get at all.... I've been running at 4.2 ever since I got the chip:rolleyes: but thanx for the imput... I guess I'm not going to get 5ghz...doh.gif also I was thinking on upgrading to a bulldozer. what is the highest OC anyone has managed to get without a rediculous cooler?
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post #10 of 32
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Originally Posted by Malo View Post

what do you mean by extream cooling????... max temps under stress are 32C... my comp sits next to the window and I live in canada(its F'in cold out lol) I dont want to keep it at 5... I just want to bench it there just so I can say I've done it biggrin.gif

you need like -32'C under stress for 5GHz. Phase change should be OK for that
my max is almost 4.5GHz, but I have an aquarium chiller as cooler
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