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Hello ocn i need the max voltege these chips can handle iam not able to get this thing stable. Thank you in advance:thumb: Fx 6100 bulldozer
     
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It's not the voltage that matters. There isn't a maximum voltage for any CPU. What does matter is the maximum temperature. 70C is the limit for those FX-6100's.

The maximum is what your CPU cooler can do. If you have a semi-high voltage and have under 70C, it's fine. (That's an exaggeration) I hope you get my point.
Edited by Evilsplashy - 11/25/12 at 11:06pm
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Ok how's this.... my temps at idol are 25 celcius and never over 28 celcius on load....I have an aftermarket thermaltake contac 30 cpu cooler/ iam not stable so I was wondering if 1.4250 would be to much? I thought there was like a set limit for cpu volts sorry
     
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That's fine. Just make sure you don't go up to 70C.
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yeah but iam not stable thats why i need 2 know what the limit with the voltege..... number wise do u know?
     
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oh u know what looking that ur an intel fan u probbly want me 2 fry my cpu so ill just play it safe until someone can tell me more specific voltege instructions..... U cant trust everyone these days u know? I think the days of intel kicking butt are over- my opinion but we shall see..... to bad they cant hang in the graphics department lol,its just a matter of time i think before amd retains the crown,Red tide baby!!!!!mad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gif
     
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I'm confused... On mine all that I had to do was barely bump the voltage (1.264v) and increase the multiplier to 20x (for 4.0 Ghz) and boom just like that was rock solid after testing. You aren't crazily messing with any other settings in hopes of reaching stability are you? headscratch.gif Also, some settings need to be turned off in the bios the achieve a stable OC. Here, reference this thread: http://www.overclock.net/t/1140459/bulldozer-overclocking-guide-performance-scaling-charts-max-ocs-ln2-results-coming
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Generally most overclockers see 1.55v as the max "safe" voltage for just about any current AMD chip. This includes Phenom IIs and FX chips. As far as I know, (which could be completey wrong) there is no AMD sanctioned limit.
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oh u know what looking that ur an intel fan u probbly want me 2 fry my cpu so ill just play it safe until someone can tell me more specific voltege instructions..... U cant trust everyone these days u know? I think the days of intel kicking butt are over- my opinion but we shall see..... to bad they cant hang in the graphics department lol,its just a matter of time i think before amd retains the crown,Red tide baby!!!!!mad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gif
What are you talking about? I don't want you to fry your CPU. I'm on a site that I go on everyday and I love helping people out regardless of which side people are on. Also, I'm not an Intel fanboy at all. I have 3 AMD machines at my house and only 1 Intel. I know what I'm talking about both ways - AMD or Intel. I just go with the better company, which is Intel at the time. Oh, and Intel does not make GPUs..That's NVIDIA, which is a completely different company. -.-

Even after you became completely immature about this topic, I'll keep helping you. As others had said, there is no voltage limit. I've personally never seen any AMD chip have a voltage of higher than 1.6V, so like others have said, you're fine. If your computer is not stable, you simply need more voltage. It all depends on your overclock. The higher the clock, the more voltage. EVERY CPU IS DIFFERENT, so I CANNOT give you an exact number at all. Read up first before even trying..

I suggest you stop being an immature baby about me being an "Intel Fanboy". I never called you an AMD fanboy. Grow up. You can't trust anyone? Please. We here on OCN are a family, not evil people that seek out to destroy people's computers. If you don't trust us, get the hell out.
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Generally most overclockers see 1.55v as the max "safe" voltage for just about any current AMD chip. This includes Phenom IIs and FX chips. As far as I know, (which could be completey wrong) there is no AMD sanctioned limit.

The AMD overclocking manual (yes ther is one) states that you shouldn't go over 1.45v for 24/7 and over 1.55 for more then a few days, but even that should be plenty for 4.5-4.8Ghz and you will reach your temp limit before you reach theses voltages.
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