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How much will my Opty 165 o/c?

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Here is what CPU-Z tells me...

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To see the actual stepping, you need to take off the heatsink and look at the top of the CPU. There'll be some very small engraved numbers in the metal. Write them down, post them here, then we'll let you know.
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CCBBE = around 2.8-3.0 GHz
CCB1E = around 2.7 to 2.9 GHz
CCBWE = screwed.... 2.4 to 2.8 GHz.

http://www.overclock.net/amd-cpus/12...ngle-core.html
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Well, I wish I would have known that before I put the heatsink on. I don't feel like taking it back off so I'm just going ahead and see how far I can make it. So far I'm at 2.16GHz with 9x multiplier, 240 bus speed, 4x htt, and ddr333. I idle at 35-38C (sometimes lower/higher) and on load I've seen it as high as 47C. I was wondering how much further I can push it without damaging it. I've been reading it's not too good to have it over 50C.
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I went ahead and changed the fsb to 250 so now I'm at 2.25GHz. I've seen the temps at 48C now. I guess I'll stop here until further advice.
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This far
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Dunno man, you tell us! No on really knows but you. 2.8?
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post #7 of 28
Asking how far it'll OC is like asking how much is it going to rain or something..
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post #8 of 28
You will prolly hit bout 2.7-2.8 if it's an OK chip....temps will read about 55 degrees on load.

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I wouldn't let temps get above 48-50C, but that's my threshold and I hit 3ghz..but I got a good stepping...


What cooler are you using?

and why are your Idle Temps so high..do you have it in the oven? J/K
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post #10 of 28
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I'm using the stock cooler which has 4 heatpipes

And I've seen it idle at 28C but thats right when I turn it on after its been off for a while. I don't know why. I have a lot of fans. The ones on the back panel don't seem to blow as much air as the one I have on the side panel. I can barely feel the air on the back panel ones. Maybe I need some better fans.
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