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Really? I was thinking of a modest 3.8 actually. My current OC a friend did it for me. been reading up on OCing but since I was happy with the 3.6, i left it alone.
Now you got me itching to get a higher OC...
Gd to know...I'll give it a go, along with oc-ing my 290 and see how far i can get it

I had that same CPU awhile back "i5 760" and had no trouble attaining a rock stable 4.4ghz overclock with it. P95 stable on all test for more than 12hrs each and I used a Thermalright Ultra 120 to keep the temps in check.

Its still a good CPU but if you are gonna pair it up with a 290 I would clock it as much as possible so it can keep better pace with the GPU.
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great OC....hopefully my chip is stable.....currently ambient temps are around 27 deg celcius, and my chip is running at 39 on the hottest core. the 290 is at 44 now according to AB
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great OC....hopefully my chip is stable.....currently ambient temps are around 27 deg celcius, and my chip is running at 39 on the hottest core. the 290 is at 44 now according to AB

What are your CPU temps under full load? Like with P95 small FFT's? also what is your GPU at under full load?
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last when i tested with a noctua cooler, i got high 70s.Have not tested mine with the new cooler. Just got my case, fans gfx n cooler a few days ago and havent had much time for testing
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last when i tested with a noctua cooler, i got high 70s.Have not tested mine with the new cooler. Just got my case, fans gfx n cooler a few days ago and havent had much time for testing

Make sure you dont use auto setting for vcore, its probably pushing too much voltage.
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noted...
thanks. I now know who to look for if i have any questions....
lol
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anybody recording gaming with dxtory? ever since i switched from my old 8800 gt to the powercolor pcs 290, i try play the video it has all this rainbow colored glitchyness over the screen. you can still watch the video though but its all messed up

i put it in sony vegas and i can see the video fine though
then i tried recording with fraps and the video wasnt bugged anymore, is dxtory have issues with amd cards?
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anybody recording gaming with dxtory? ever since i switched from my old 8800 gt to the powercolor pcs 290, i try play the video it has all this rainbow colored glitchyness over the screen. you can still watch the video though but its all messed up

i put it in sony vegas and i can see the video fine though
then i tried recording with fraps and the video wasnt bugged anymore, is dxtory have issues with amd cards?

I record with dxtory but havent tried it since putting my 290 in, I'll try it now in Thief and see how it goes thumb.gif

I'm using 13.12 drivers tho tongue.gif
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noted...
thanks. I now know who to look for if i have any questions....
lol

Been building gaming PC's for over a decade and have been overclocking stuff just as long, PM me anytime you need some help.
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thanx man....i only started 3 yrs ago.....and havent fiddled around much
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