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look at it this way instead

she was all hot n bothered with me yesterday now its like being with the ice maiden

and u need better cooling.....lol

A hyper 212 evo should work well right?
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A hyper 212 evo should work well right?
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Oh I know I need better cooling, I'm counting the days till I can get somethingbetter, but temp wise 4.5 with 1.45v is the limit, I get to 65c in prime and 57 while gaming for a while, no throttling though.
Thankfully I rarely use prime other then for stability tests tongue.gif

Ive been cocontemplating switching to watercooling but I have concerns with upkeep, leaking and if the extra $ will show in performance. I've noticed about 5-10 fps more in bf4 which makes my lows in mid 40s instead of in 30s when using 4.5 compared to 4.0
     
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how can an OC be stable one day and not the next with the same settings frown.gif

I had 4.5 stable in 5+ tests of prime all varying lenghts 5/10/30/1hr/2hr tests no failures I also did OCCT for an hour with 0 issues, but when I turn my pc off for the night come back today and for giggles I run prime again, bam, fails within the first 10 min, I go back into bios, everything is exactly the same...


*sigh* back to 4.0 on stock volts I guess, at least until I get some better cooling. devil.gif

you answered your own question.

In my quest to get up to 5ghz i was constantly plagued with this very issue. It wasn't until i put a fan on the vrms would it pass consistently, which lead me to realize that before the fan it would pass the stress tests at night or early morning when my room was cold, and fail in the afternoon when the room was... well not quite hot but certainly warmer... i realized it was a temp issue.

Sometimes 2 or 3C is all the takes.

My poor motherboard (still dead) was able to take this 8320 to 5ghz... and for that it deserves a metal (especially since i only expected it to get me to 4.6-4.8)... shame i bricked the bios. This motherboard was a trooper.
 
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Oh I know I need better cooling, I'm counting the days till I can get somethingbetter, but temp wise 4.5 with 1.45v is the limit, I get to 65c in prime and 57 while gaming for a while, no throttling though.
Thankfully I rarely use prime other then for stability tests tongue.gif

Ive been cocontemplating switching to watercooling but I have concerns with upkeep, leaking and if the extra $ will show in performance. I've noticed about 5-10 fps more in bf4 which makes my lows in mid 40s instead of in 30s when using 4.5 compared to 4.0
If you use good coolant and build the loop properly from the get go, then you only need to worry about topping it off every year or so; just check your coolant levels every now and then. A good deep cleaning of the unit would only be needed every 3 or 4 years. I once ran a loop non stop for 5 years and when I did open it up for cleaning the blocks where still like new.
Yes, it can get pricey and the experience can get cumbresome at first, but if you OC often and like to push hard, I say it's worth every penny.
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CPU and CPU/NB both bumped up 0.1v but still not stable, drops a core in prime. Sound much like when I started out all over again, tweaking with no stable results, likely a module/core that will not go any higher than 4GHz. Think I might bin this power sucking piece of crap, and never look back, cause you get what you pay for. Need to change my user name, was to excited about the FX when it came out, though I see now the FX-8320 is one big slow, unoverclockable, inefficient mess. No wonder AMD are pulling away from that sector of the market, their APU's are pretty nice.
post #30577 of 67344
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you answered your own question.

In my quest to get up to 5ghz i was constantly plagued with this very issue. It wasn't until i put a fan on the vrms would it pass consistently, which lead me to realize that before the fan it would pass the stress tests at night or early morning when my room was cold, and fail in the afternoon when the room was... well not quite hot but certainly warmer... i realized it was a temp issue.

Sometimes 2 or 3C is all the takes.

My poor motherboard (still dead) was able to take this 8320 to 5ghz... and for that it deserves a metal (especially since i only expected it to get me to 4.6-4.8)... shame i bricked the bios. This motherboard was a trooper.

I saw your thread, Im sorry to hear about your mobo frown.gif

Maybe, I've been trying to fit an 80mm fan in that would blow air on my vrm but I just can't find a place to and method to secure the fan I also need a 2nd pair of hands once I find a way tongue.gif, my temps are the same though CPU wise, no throttling but get the illegal sumout error after only a few min when before it could go up to 2hr where it heats up for a while and still wouldn't error or throttle.


My electronics have always been tempermental, even my 7870XT, One day it'll do 1200/1500 on 20%, the next i'll get artifacts and game crashes on 1175/1500 with 20%, and temps won't be the issue, I watch them very closely, and pretty much have HWmonitor up all the time tongue.gif
or my ram that would disappear when OC'd to 1866, which are now working without a problem on 0.05 less volts and better bench tests.


I believe this could be a 5ghz chip if it had the cooling to deal with 1.50-1.55v, but a Tx-3 isn't doing that and I know not to press past 4.5 for the time being, But I know 4.5 was stable. tongue.gif
     
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I saw your thread, Im sorry to hear about your mobo frown.gif

Maybe, I've been trying to fit an 80mm fan in that would blow air on my vrm but I just can't find a place to and method to secure the fan I also need a 2nd pair of hands once I find a way tongue.gif, my temps are the same though CPU wise, no throttling but get the illegal sumout error after only a few min when before it could go up to 2hr where it heats up for a while and still wouldn't error or throttle.

I've ziptied mine and it's made it semi-adjustable as well smile.gif
 
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Hey guys so I am submitting a writing sample to Anandtech about some of their open positions. I have the opening written (I plan to use the Phenom vs FX tests I ran in my SIG as my sample but just rewrite it into a form that they would accept) would you guys mind if i posted it to have a look and tell me what you think?
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I've ziptied mine and it's made it semi-adjustable as well smile.gif

I have some and that was the way I was looking to do so but I can't find a good setup, I'll post a picture in a bit to show you what I'm working with thumb.gif
     
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