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Originally Posted by mikeo01 View Post

That's strange, I found my Thuban was actually cooler than my FX.
Also, the FX needs quality phases, its power hungry. You can overclock a Phenom on a quality 4+1 board.
Also I have found overclocking the Phenom much easier, I can hit 4Ghz with 1.380 vcore. All chips are different.
The FX doesn't get power hungry until you get over 4.5ghz.
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SAMSUNG EcoGreen F4 2TB Plextor Black Blu-ray Burner Phenom II X4 stock Cooler Windows 10 
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It depends what voltage you use also smile.gif
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