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Hey All,
So Im basically new to the world of overclocking. Current rig is

FX8150
GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 Motherboard
Cooler Master Hyper 612 heat sink and fan
16gb of DDR3


I have some questions on how hot is too hot for the FX8150

Did many test wprime heat gets to just under 60 Cel.

However I wanted to run a better test to really see how hot it would get.

Did tests with prime95 for 14 hours.

Have core temp monitoring temps and using overheat protection if it got too hot.

Max temp I saw was 70 cel. I have read that 62 cel is the hottest it should ever get.
Currently overclocked to 4.4ghz voltages are around 1.48v wondering if I should slow the speed down a bit.

I have passed every test with flying colors: linX, wprime, prime95, etc.

Want to know if I should lower the speed to reduce temps, normally when running prime95 I see 58 cel as the average or lower.

Any tips for a noob will be greatly appreciated
post #2 of 12
Thread Starter 
Wow I am a noob a posted that question is the wrong spot.

From Michigan
Currently working as an IT Administrator for a Aerospace and Defense company

Been building computer for over 10 years this is really the first time im serious about overclocking (About time I know)
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And yeah, the AMD CPU forum is where you need to post your questions thumb.gif
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Realized that after im like wow........ Too early not enough coffee. Brains not working correctly lol
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Welcome to OCN. Add your rig to your signature using the rig builder in your profile, really helps people out when you ask questions.
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Thanks for the tip. I like that you can put your whole rig on there with pics looks really nice. Still need to add more stuff to it when I get home. Cant remember some things.
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Loads have done it thumb.gif

But when you've woken yourself up with coffee. You could add your system to the Rigbuilder (top right of page).
And then go Profile, go down to Edit Signature Text and then, show off stuff in your Signature and you Rig will show in your Sig cool.gif


edit, you've done it thumb.gif

Now you just have to go find an Avatar smile.gif
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