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Im running my fx8350@4.84ghz with a vcore of 4.76volt. I dont remember temps at full load but they are around 62c. Now i want to optimize cooling os i maybe could run the cpu@4.9ghz and that probably requires more cooling.

My cooling setup: Kuhler 920 with 2 cougars 120mm as intake pull, bottom 1*140mm intake, side 1*140mm intake, front 2*120mm intake, 1*60mm over the northbridge (idles at about 40c and at full load maybe 60c at max). 2*140mm top as exhaust.

Im thinking of running 4 fans on the kuhler 920´s radiator as it so thick! Run the cougars first and the stock 120mm´s that the cooler came with after the cougars. And as well move the fan for the radiator to outside the chassi, is it a bad idea to run 4 fans on the kuhler or? Maybe just run 2*cougars on it and move the cougar outside the chassi? The stock fans that the kuhler came with are really good fans to move air but they sound like a airplane att max speed!

So what do you guys think?
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Im running my fx8350@4.84ghz with a vcore of 4.76volt. I dont remember temps at full load but they are around 62c. Now i want to optimize cooling os i maybe could run the cpu@4.9ghz and that probably requires more cooling.

My cooling setup: Kuhler 920 with 2 cougars 120mm as intake pull, bottom 1*140mm intake, side 1*140mm intake, front 2*120mm intake, 1*60mm over the northbridge (idles at about 40c and at full load maybe 60c at max). 2*140mm top as exhaust.

Im thinking of running 4 fans on the kuhler 920´s radiator as it so thick! Run the cougars first and the stock 120mm´s that the cooler came with after the cougars. And as well move the fan for the radiator to outside the chassi, is it a bad idea to run 4 fans on the kuhler or? Maybe just run 2*cougars on it and move the cougar outside the chassi? The stock fans that the kuhler came with are really good fans to move air but they sound like a airplane att max speed!

So what do you guys think?
4.76 volts. eek.gifeek.gifeek.gifeek.gif I'm shock that you haven't killed your cpu with that voltage.
You mean 1.476 volts.
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