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i had a 1055t before and it did not shutdown even when it went up to 70C. i replaced that rig with my current rig not because of Overheating so 70 is definitely not the shutdown temp for overheating. and they use the same K10 cores.

Doesnt matter. Still completely different chips. Just because it didnt shut down on yours doesnt mean it wont on his. Fact of the matter is, it is reckless to allow your AMD CPU to get upto 70 degrees and have it sustained. Especially on a 24/7 OC. And many people will agree with that. Its recommended to never exceed 55 degrees. And what your suggesting is 15 degrees over that, and 8-10 degrees over AMDs own recommendation of max temp.
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Doesnt matter. Still completely different chips. Just because it didnt shut down on yours doesnt mean it wont on his. Fact of the matter is, it is reckless to allow your AMD CPU to get upto 70 degrees and have it sustained. Especially on a 24/7 OC. And many people will agree with that. Its recommended to never exceed 55 degrees. And what your suggesting is 15 degrees over that, and 8-10 degrees over AMDs own recommendation of max temp.

ok, I dont want to argue with you but if that what your saying then AMD cpu's really does suck then.
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I'm new to desktop computer and oc and I already blew a psu but I've a laptop with an AMD Turion 64 x2 ultra and it can go up to 110°C but the bios triggers a thermal shutdown at ~105°C. I know this because I fine tune my cpu with a tool from the internet efficient deleteing all P-states, undervolt and other tricks. I've also wrote a fan control program because the original from Windows didn't cool the cpu to the maximum possible. Now I got a pc (look in my signature) and it's getting hotter then 55°C with a little oc. But in the bios a temperature range from 45° C to 65° C is recommended. 55° C seems a bit low for a cpu? Isn't it safe to operate it with 70° C? Knowing that a laptop cpu can go higher?
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I'm new to desktop computer and oc and I already blew a psu but I've a laptop with an AMD Turion 64 x2 ultra and it can go up to 110°C but the bios triggers a thermal shutdown at ~105°C. I know this because I fine tune my cpu with a tool from the internet efficient deleteing all P-states, undervolt and other tricks. I've also wrote a fan control program because the original from Windows didn't cool the cpu to the maximum possible. Now I got a pc (look in my signature) and it's getting hotter then 55°C with a little oc. But in the bios a temperature range from 45° C to 65° C is recommended. 55° C seems a bit low for a cpu? Isn't it safe to operate it with 70° C? Knowing that a laptop cpu can go higher?

Thats what i was saying earlier but madengineer says otherwise.
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I'm new to desktop computer and oc and I already blew a psu but I've a laptop with an AMD Turion 64 x2 ultra and it can go up to 110°C but the bios triggers a thermal shutdown at ~105°C. I know this because I fine tune my cpu with a tool from the internet efficient deleteing all P-states, undervolt and other tricks. I've also wrote a fan control program because the original from Windows didn't cool the cpu to the maximum possible. Now I got a pc (look in my signature) and it's getting hotter then 55°C with a little oc. But in the bios a temperature range from 45° C to 65° C is recommended. 55° C seems a bit low for a cpu? Isn't it safe to operate it with 70° C? Knowing that a laptop cpu can go higher?
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Thats what i was saying earlier but madengineer says otherwise.


Comparing the temperature of a laptop CPU to a Desktop CPU is like comparing apples to oranges. Intel Laptop CPUs can also get upto 110degrees, but max recommended for desktops is 75-80.

AMD chips have always been the most sensitive to heat.

You can operate it at 70degrees no probs if you disable all safety features, but as i said, you'll experience problems with it. Especially with an Overclock. The most damaging circumstance will see the chip degrading much faster.


Also OP, which stepping 955 do you have? C2 or C3?
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Heres a thread from OCN regarding this discussion.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1209469/amd-phenom-ii-x4-955-temp-check

If you think 70 is safe for these chips, you've been reading too many Whirlpool articles.....

There are plenty more instances of said discussions.

Please stop saying that 70 is safe, otherwise somebody is likely to let it get that high, and they will have problems.
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my cooling system is an coolit eco alc, i got it for really cheap tongue.gif

Its a c3 smile.gif

just changed some settings and got it to 4.1 ghz , passed the linx test but seems to fail on prim95 on blend frown.gif any help ?

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ok, I dont want to argue with you but if that what your saying then AMD cpu's really does suck then.
AMD chips run cooler than Intel's. 70c is extremely high, and I doubt it even ran that hot, since it would crash before it went to that extreme.
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