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Do you need 32 GB of memory?
Yes and no I do video editing and photoshop while I'm playing a game, will it use all the memory probably not, what do you suggest 16?
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monitor not just the cpu temp but the mainboard as well. heck you are in jersey, crack that window - it is 38 outside. keep them as cool as possible.

no, i would not sacrifice less ram just for benching. you bought them - use them. maybe just for benching to release some stress on the system.
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monitor not just the cpu temp but the mainboard as well. heck you are in jersey, crack that window - it is 38 outside. keep them as cool as possible.

no, i would not sacrifice less ram just for benching. you bought them - use them. maybe just for benching to release some stress on the system.
Ok on the iPad again with fire extreme at 4.8 I crashed 4.9 and up I couldn't get stable unless voltage was 1.7 seems extreme. Now I'm testing at 4.7 1.4v
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Yes and no I do video editing and photoshop while I'm playing a game, will it use all the memory probably not, what do you suggest 16?

 

I'm asking because of what rdr09 said.

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post #45 of 82
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ok NOW im severely lost

My latest as you can see the OC
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/6120526

then you have this with a smaller oc but performed better?
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/6118954

looking at physics of course
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post #46 of 82

That can happen with unstable overclocks:  a system performs better the more stable it is.

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no crashes, doesnt that signify stable clock? I am pretty stable at 4.7
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no crashes, doesnt that signify stable clock? I am pretty stable at 4.7

 

Unfortunately, no.  You have to test the stability using software like Prime95 for a minimum of about 12 hours.

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Unfortunately, no.  You have to test the stability using software like Prime95 for a minimum of about 12 hours.
I readin so many places prime95 is horrible for fx 8350 as you get a lot of errors cause its unsupported or something
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I readin so many places prime95 is horrible for fx 8350 as you get a lot of errors cause its unsupported or something

 

I don't know AMD, so all I can recommend is to use whatever is recommended.  Overclocking without testing the stability properly and thoroughly is not a good thing to do for 2 big reasons:  instability is hard on your hardware, it can make it wear out faster and degrade faster.  You also run the risk of data corruption.  It would suck to lose something irreplaceable just because you opened it.

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