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Phenom ii overclocks quite high. No problems. Even on air cooling. 4ghz+ tested a few of em.

Like I said, the C2 ones barely got to 3.8~4ghz, while the C3 chips were running at 4.0~4.3ghz. OP is trying to push them a lot higher and that's where my statement comes in. Back when I was using my 955, I could barely go up to 4.5ghz even with my Rasa block.
    
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It is a C3 stepping chip, so I guess I will settle with it redface.gif

Maybe this weekend I will get a chance to try the x2 555 out, I know it unlocks to four cores as well thumb.gif
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It is a C3 stepping chip, so I guess I will settle with it redface.gif

Maybe this weekend I will get a chance to try the x2 555 out, I know it unlocks to four cores as well thumb.gif

Good luck! My last AMD chip was a x2 555 that unlocked to a x4 B55 and overclocked pretty well on low voltages.
    
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It is a C3 stepping chip, so I guess I will settle with it redface.gif

Maybe this weekend I will get a chance to try the x2 555 out, I know it unlocks to four cores as well thumb.gif

Also keep in mind that your mobo may be limiting your OC. My 1090t only has 1.476 Vcore and 47 max core temp. But my mobo makes anything higher unstable. I'm guessing your temps are fine with your WC, which is why I think your mobo may be what's setting the ceiling.
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