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I would like to see that chip hit 4 GHz but you are going to need a after market cooler to do so and that would get a gold medal in my book.:)As far as stress testing 6 to 12 hours of prime95 on blend would be good.
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post #12 of 17
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Did a quick stress test, on full blast and it survived. The highest I saw was 70+ degrees Celsius for one of the CPUs, then the heat dropped almost instantly back down to around 39 Celsius. Pretty successful, so I think I will stick with this, until I get bored, and have some extra money for a cooler in the future. The stock one worked pretty good I think. Heres a screen grab:

Time (s) Speed (GFlops) Result
197.743 20.3749 3.040835e-002

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Did a quick stress test, on full blast and it survived. The highest I saw was 70+ degrees Celsius for one of the CPUs, then the heat dropped almost instantly back down to around 39 Celsius. Pretty successful, so I think I will stick with this, until I get bored, and have some extra money for a cooler in the future. The stock one worked pretty good I think. Heres a screen grab:
Time (s) Speed (GFlops) Result
197.743 20.3749 3.040835e-002

At what clock speed?
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post #14 of 17
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At what clock speed?

The settings that got me to 3.3Mhz
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The settings that got me to 3.3Mhz

That's good I would be happy with that OC but i would still get a after market cooler.
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post #16 of 17
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Just want to update: Absolutely zero issues with this overclock - I am not really pushing the envelope but I am happy with the bump. Thanks again for everyone's help.. Im back to drop off some rep points. thumb.gif
post #17 of 17
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I hit 4.1Mhz on this for the past week... and it is running like a champ on stock air. XFX 780i MB that has awesome onboard cooling of the chips.
Absolutely love this under-rated chip. Though I am using it now just for XBMC on my HTPC computer. Love it!!!!!
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