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So got to play a little tonight with my new 6300. Kinda stunned I just randomly set multi to 4.3GHz and vcore to 1.38v so far going good I keep raising little by little and so far no BSOD.

My questions are:

1.how can I OC dynamically? having the speed throttle itself up or down, like using offset on Intel.

2. What features or setting should I be disabling or enabling in bios?

3. Max safe temp and vcore for 24/7 use?

Thanks guys for any advice.
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post #2 of 53
I wouldnt overclock too much on that motherboard. having 4.3GHz is a good overclock!

That motherboard has tiny VRM Heatsinks. VRMs get hot when you increase cpu voltage.

Disable CPU Spectrum, Cool'n Quiet and any powersaving feature.¨

As for the temps i wouldnt go over 60-65 (cpu temp not core) in hw monitor. Many say you shouldnt go over 55 Celsius but i have never had any chips dying from getting hotter than 55 (i take no responsibility).
Edited by Rangerjr1 - 11/1/12 at 12:43am
 
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Also you dont really have to care too much about cpu voltages uness it heats up your vrms or cpu too much.
 
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Somehow i think that 4.6Ghz should be the sweet spot for the FX 6300. biggrin.gif
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That mobo is a good one. My friend has one with a 6100 @ 4.4ghz with 1.5v on it and it is stable.
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It has excellent quality vrms smile.gif
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It has excellent quality vrms smile.gif
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Im afraid the tiny heatsinks wont protect the vrms good enough though.
 
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Im afraid the tiny heatsinks wont protect the vrms good enough though.

? They should be fine. You don't see any failures on this board in the vrm stickys

Worst case scenario it will throttle.
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? They should be fine. You don't see any failures on this board in the vrm stickys
Worst case scenario it will throttle.

What are you talking about? i was just told to be careful with VRMs and make sure they're cold.
 
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Thanks to those helping. As for my board its fine. I know all about vrms and mosfets. Yes its a low phase but its a quality one so should be fine as long as I monitor temps.

Anyways. Got to 4.6ghz last night at 1.42 but failed after stress testing. Gonna boot up this morningvwith 1.44v I think. So what about llc? There is only enable and disable.

And as always I been using prime to test this good for amd cpus?
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