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you need to buy an aftermarket cooler to push your chip any further. 60c on the cpu is too hot to run daily.
your motherboard is also not built for overclocking, get an extra fan or put a proper heatsink on your vrms, try not to push more than 1.4v through your cpu.

that overclock is pretty good. is it stable ? how did you test for stability ?
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^My current oc. It seems pretty stable.
I would make any bottom and front fans intake and then any rear fans and top fans in your case exauhst fans. They way you get a really nice path for air to take as it travels through your computer.
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Originally Posted by l0max View Post

you need to buy an aftermarket cooler to push your chip any further. 60c on the cpu is too hot to run daily.
your motherboard is also not built for overclocking, get an extra fan or put a proper heatsink on your vrms, try not to push more than 1.4v through your cpu.

that overclock is pretty good. is it stable ? how did you test for stability ?

It has a built OC with OC genie (which i would never use lol)

But yea I got to 3.6 and its stable as hell smile.gif
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Antec 300 - same here. Top and rear fan should always be discharge fans. I got rid of my DVD drive (never use it anyway) and cleared out all metal panels at the top and threw another 12cm intake fan there. Used stockings as air filters behind the 3 stock grills. So that's 3 12cm fans operating as intake.

But yeh, get an aftermarket CPU fan on there, and then run the stock CPU fan at 7V installed over the VRMs to help cool them down.

I also have a tube from my side vent blowing cool air over the CPU block.
 
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It has a built OC with OC genie (which i would never use lol)

But yea I got to 3.6 and its stable as hell smile.gif
could you post 1 hour p95 or 1 hour occt ?
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