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post #11 of 18
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Well even after repaste I am hitting 58c and then my CPU downclocks itself. Now hat?
post #12 of 18
What motherboard is that? If its a pretty weak one it might be throttling down because it cant handle the voltage of a quad core Phenom. There are a lot of boards out there that cant handle a 125W processor and yours may be one of them.
post #13 of 18
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What motherboard is that? If its a pretty weak one it might be throttling down because it cant handle the voltage of a quad core Phenom. There are a lot of boards out there that cant handle a 125W processor and yours may be one of them.

I don't remember the full model and (sorry) don't feel like opening it up and looking at the mobo right now.
However it was something like a $60 motherboard that Microcetner had as a bundle, "Get this CPU and get $40 off this mobo" that I paid about $20 for... So it's not very top of the line... and it's about 2 years old....
But also I was not having these problems ~6-8 months ago. It just started happening within the last month or two (I think...)
post #14 of 18
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Alright sorry for such a late reply. My motherboard is the asus n4n68t-m-v2

I am still having the same problem! Any more possible assistance?
post #15 of 18
That's a low end board and i certainly wouldn't be over clocking on it, especially without heat sinks on the vrm
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Perhaps think about getting a new mobo. If you get a 990fx mobo, it will allow you to take full advantage of the power of that CPU and give you some overhead for overclocking and even an upgrade in the future. There are a lot of high end - (somewhat) low cost solutions to this. Here are several of the better 990fx mobo's out there.

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post #17 of 18
Try some undervolting/underclocking and then recheck for fps drops. Try this using software if you dont want to reset your cmos after a failure. It sounds ridiculous but it may help you find where your problem is.
post #18 of 18
you should be able to knock 0.2v of your cpu safely
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