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post #11 of 18
Try to re paste and re seat the heatsink. Your temperatures are out of control
Edited by 2advanced - 11/25/12 at 7:50pm
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while I'm at it I might as well buy a new cooler, do you have any suggestions for a good budget cooler?
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thats a nice cooler. One of the best budget cooler is the Hyper 212+ thumb.gif
oh, and welcome to ocn! Good luck on your overclocking hobby biggrin.gif
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Just installed the new cooler , it now idles at 30c and with the prime95 test it maxed out at 43c biggrin.gifthumb.gif
The stock cooler had been installed terribly, the thermal paste was spread very unevenly, I'm very glad I installed the new one smile.gif
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Nice, that leaves you with 12 degrees of headroom to overclock. Whats your cpu model no?
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Ok, so I am currently running it at 3.2 GHz and it seems to be stable and the max temp is around 45c on prime95 smile.gif
What do you think is the most I can get out of it with this cooler? and what would be the steps to getting it there (I'm still a newbie tongue.gif )
post #18 of 18
That motherboard will never hold any sort of overclock down, it's a 3+1 phase, unheatsinked pos.

Please refer to this thread for more information.
http://www.overclock.net/t/946407/amd-motherboards-vrm-info-database


If after reading you feel like you need a new board, a great budget board that will have 0 issues overclocking that to it's max potential for a cheap price is the Asrock 970 extreme 3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157280&Tpk=970%20extreme3 thumb.gif
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