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Hello everyone

First of all Im sorry If I post badly, Im new on this forum. Here is my question

I've got an AMD FX-6300 6 cores at 4.1 GHz ( Unlocked multplier ), I wanted to bring it up to 4.5 GHz ( or more ) If I could. It is a black edition CPU. My multiplier is setted at 20.5 and FSB to 200, so 200 x 20.5 = 4100. If I bring up the multipler to 21 ( 21 x 200 = 4200 ) LinX shows me an error. However, If I put FSB 205 ( 205 x 20.5 = 4200 ) No problem at all but the temperature is growing so quickly.
Normal speed CPU is 3.5 GHz - Overclocked to 4.1 GHz and wanting to overlock it up to 4.5 GHz.

Temperatures - 3.5 GHz multiplier standard - 30 degress
- 4.1 GHz multiplier 20.5 - 40 degress
- 4.2 GHz multiplier 21 ( even with error 42 degress ) // FSB 205 * 20.5 = 4.2 GHz,, temperature 51 degress

Why I'm getting so high temperatures when put up the FSB instead of the multplier, I wanna bring up the multiplier instead of the FSB to reduce the temp, but I cannot, Why ?

My speecs :

AMD FX-6300 6 4.1 GHz
RAM 8GB
Windows 7 64bts
Nvidia GTS 250 1GB ( quite low, I want to buy one when I get money hehe )
COOLER - Artic cooling freezer 13 2200 RPM

Thank you for you help
post #2 of 11
Is your voltage control set to auto?
Or have you set the Vcore?

Your VID is linked to the frequency. So it must be stepping up causing the temperature spike.
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Meant to move this to the AMD - CPU section. redface.gif

Can a moderator kindly move this thread over (if needed)?
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What motherboard? Asus?

I have that CPU at 4.4/1.38v

I can post BIOS pics.
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Hello

Voltage is set to AUTO and my Motherboard is an ASUS M5A78L-M LX V2

until 4.1 GHz I dont have problem,, problems come beyond 4.1 smile.gif

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Hello

Voltage is set to AUTO and my Motherboard is an ASUS M5A78L-M LX V2

until 4.1 GHz I dont have problem,, problems come beyond 4.1 smile.gif

Thank you

Don't leave it on auto. Reset your bios settings.
Start with your stock voltage (Voltage at stock 3.5Ghz). I'm not sure what the exact value is. You can find out from your bios.

Set the voltage control to manual. Ensure voltage is set to stock voltage. Overclock a little.Check if it is stable.

Once it isn't stable, then and only then increase your voltage in small increments and keep checking for stabilty.

Do not leave it on auto, especially for high overclocks.
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Turn off everything that automatically speed up your CPU/Memory (Turbo, etc.)

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Hello.

Thanks for picture. I'm going to post you my BIOS settings to see.





I put the FSB to 200, PCI. 100, Multiplier still on 20.5.

To move the CPU over voltage I have to move NB frquency. BIOPS doesnt allow me to move it before

Thank you smile.gif

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post #9 of 11
I see your Vcore voltage is 1.344 at 4.1.
billbartuska said he was running 4.4 @ 1.38

With your muliplier at 21, Boot into windows, use cpuz to find out the "Core voltage", under load and idle.
Can you post it here?

Meanwhile, I'll download your motherboard manual and have a look.

PS: If someone is familiar with this bios, please step in.
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From reading around, your stock NB freq is 2000Mhz (x10 multiplier)
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