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post #11 of 17
is the ASUS M5A97 R2.0 any good for overclockin a fx 6300
post #12 of 17
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Originally Posted by skitz9417 View Post

is the ASUS M5A97 R2.0 any good for overclockin a fx 6300

yes although the m5a99x evo r2.0 is slightly better due to llc settings
post #13 of 17
You can overclock an 8350 on that board, but you won't get the maximum possible. You should be able to safely reach 4.4, maybe 4.5. At 4.6, you'd be pushing the VRM's too hard even if you made it that high.
     
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post #14 of 17
I ran 4.8 on both a 6300 and my current chip the 8350, more impressive was the 6300 of course, wasn't due to temps I simply did not go any further after I had a happy happy happy OC on it. I really do like the 8350 after upgrading, it helped immensely in SWTOR, honestly I did not think I would be getting an extra 10FPS from the proc alone but it's true! I've seen the benchmarks, but mostly intel, glad to see about the same gain in the AMD world. So far haven't seen any issues with the VRM's but that could just be me...
post #15 of 17
This thread might help you bc i just OC with the same parts but with cooler master hyper 212 evo

http://www.overclock.net/t/1461016/help-ocing-fx-8350-on-asus-m5a97-r2-0
post #16 of 17
I've overclocked a couple Phenom II chips on the original M5A97 EVO. For the price I was very surprised, overclocked like a much more expensive board and had a far better BIOS than this stupid UD3 I'm using now.
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Hey, I have the same motherboard and processor but I'm having problems overclocking and I don't know why. Whenever I manually try to set the CPU voltage it has problems booting. But whenever the voltage is on auto it boots fine. Even at stock speeds, when I set the voltage manually it gives me problems. I was wondering what settings are you using? Also, what are using to stress test?

I am having the same problem. How did you solve this problem?
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