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Yeah LLC is a nice feature that helps. I set it to extreme when overclocking mine as well as Power phase control on extreme means "Full phase".
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I take it you didn't enable any LLC?

My mobo doesn't have that setting.
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His Mobo doesn't have LLC. He has V. 1.0. Version 1.1 has LLC.
Congratulations! What are your temps at?

According to HW Monitor 35*C...Now I know that can't be correct. In AOD the temp was 45*C.

Any suggestions of a better software package for temp? I know they can't be truly accurate...
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Here is HW Monitor when I hit 4500MHz while running Prime95:

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Edited by Xdj1 - 4/9/12 at 8:43pm
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Here is HW Monitor when I hit 4500MHz while running Prime95:

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You have some thermal room to spare, so consider going for higher clocks. You'll notice that you will eventually get to a point where things heat up fast.

As far as overclocking your CPU-NB, don't worry about that yet, but when you get to that, if you can OC it, I recommend it. It doesn't scale the same as Phenom II, but adds performance nonetheless. Get your CPU OC sort of finalized first though, then move on to tuning your RAM.

Edited by damric - 4/9/12 at 9:07pm
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You know what I think HW monitor doesn't show CPU temp on your motherboard. It should say "CPU temperature" and your screen doesn't have it. Blame your motherboard for that then. You can try some monitoring software from Gigabyte if there is of coure.
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post #67 of 175
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I tried 4600MHz with the same voltage as 4500MHz but received a few errors in Prime95. Voltage is at 1.47. I'm a little wary to increase it...

Not sure what to do...Suggestions......
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post #68 of 175
Personally, I'd raise Vcore until you hit 60'C under stress. That's just me. Do what is comfortable for you.

AMD says:
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Personally, I'd raise Vcore until you hit 60'C under stress. That's just me. Do what is comfortable for you.
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I see there's some room to play...

I'm going to try a little more, but not tonight!

Tomorrow is another day and I'll get back at it!

So, when I get close to 60*C, what is the next step in OCing?

Cheers,

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Here is HW Monitor when I hit 4500MHz while running Prime95:
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Your temperatures are just fine.

TMPIN1 = CASE TEMPERATURE
TMPIN2 = CPU SOCKET TEMPERATURE
TMPIN3 = NORTH BRIDGE TEMPERATURE

Socket temperatures usually read higher than core temperatures. In your case, its reading 4°C higher. HW Monitor is reading your temps just fine.

I gotta say, those H80's work much better than I thought.

Dont worry about pushing the voltage any higher. Many consider 1.55V to be conservative under water.
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