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FX 6300 + Zalman 9500 help

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AMD FX 6300
Zalman 9500
Thermaltake V3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811133094

I don't have the rear case fan (or any) installed and i'm pushing 72 cel at 4.4 @ 1.4125

Is this too dangerous?


Edited by CravinR1 - 9/9/13 at 11:43am
post #2 of 5
not dangerous although you are sitting about the max. 83 degrees is TJmax but its best to keep 24/7 stable under 70 degrees. I would try to push it down to 4.3ghz and call it good. Seems like a decent overclock for a 9500 though.

6 core fx processors recommended under 70, 8 cores under 62
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I don't go over 72 when prime 95 and I enabled all the power saving so I get in the 20's and 50's 99.9%j of the time. Granted my 3dmark 11 is a bit slower than when I turn off the power saving but the idle power states is worth it

Here is the unlimited OC vs the power savings all enabled 3dmark 11 with the 5870
http://www.3dmark.com/compare/3dm11/7136119/3dm11/7136156
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yeah really your not going to push it to that 72 during day to day use. So your probably good. I wouldnt go much if any higher though smile.gif
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Yeah I had it 4.5 ghz stable at 1.45 volts but the temps were ridiculous on the zalman 9500

Interesting though I had a hard time at 4.3 ghz when I had the zalman pointing out the top vent (guess was pulling heat off the gpu) when I pointed it out the back I dropped 12 cel
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