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Well today i spent most my time bleeding the system, but i think im fairly happy with the results.
Only have 2 sickleflow fans on the rad atm. not sure what is best for rads really.

Anyway managed to push 4.6 out of the 8350. and ran prime95 for 20mins and seemed stable. the max temps were 72.

Voltage was 1.375v
didn't touch the multiplier
ram is at 1840Mhz (stock 1600)

Think the temps are a bit too high for my likings tho!

Still need to get myself a fan controller also. don't trust the motherboard outputs, they seem to turn fans off when screen goes to sleep lol
Edited by mrhawx - 4/18/14 at 2:06pm
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Anyway managed to push 4.6 out of the 8350. and ran prime95 for 20mins and seemed stable. the max temps were 72.

That temp seems high to me. My 8350@4.62/1.368v hits a high of 57-58C with a 120.1 rad (80i), of course it needs to be in leaf blower mode. Check the TIM on the cpu block, flow rate? With the 120.2 you should never be over 55C or so IMHO.

As far as the sickleflows, I have 4 setup in push/pull on a 120.2 and they get the job done without being terribly loud.
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Well today i spent most my time bleeding the system, but i think im fairly happy with the results.
Only have 2 sickleflow fans on the rad atm. not sure what is best for rads really.

Anyway managed to push 4.6 out of the 8350. and ran prime95 for 20mins and seemed stable. the max temps were 72.

Voltage was 1.375v
didn't touch the multiplier
ram is at 1840Mhz (stock 1600)

Think the temps are a bit too high for my likings tho!

Still need to get myself a fan controller also. don't trust the motherboard outputs, they seem to turn fans off when screen goes to sleep lol
Where are you reading the temps from? What software are you using. There are two temps you need to worry about. "package" and "socket".
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The packege temps done go above 45. using HW monitor. on the asus program the cpu go to about 72 max. and on core temp max is about 45.
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The packege temps done go above 45. using HW monitor. on the asus program the cpu go to about 72 max. and on core temp max is about 45.
Ok so your temps are very good then. Your "package" temp is the "actual" temperature of the cores. It is not accurate at idle. But as the temps go pst 45C or so they become more accurate. As for what Asus AI Suite reports. That is your socket temp. That is the temperature of the base of the CPU socket. This will heat up more than your core now because of the power draw of an FX system. Looks like you are on an Asus M5A99X or M5A99FX Pro. In which case the system will throttle at 72C socket. What you will need to do is put on a VRM fan to help cool the VRM's. For the VRM's I would say using the stock 70mm fan that comes with the stock AMD heatsink if you still have it. Also a 120mm fan on the back panel blowing over the back of the motherboard around the socket and VRM area.


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Ahh thats fine, did what you said and put a fan on the VRM and the backside of the motherboard and geting much lower temps now!.
I will be modding the case soon anyway so will add a 120mm fan on the back panel and 2 on the other side panel for keeping the motherboard a bit cooler.
The 72C on the socket has gone down to 62c since i added that fan.
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Ahh thats fine, did what you said and put a fan on the VRM and the backside of the motherboard and geting much lower temps now!.
I will be modding the case soon anyway so will add a 120mm fan on the back panel and 2 on the other side panel for keeping the motherboard a bit cooler.
The 72C on the socket has gone down to 62c since i added that fan.
That is the way to do it. thumb.gif See the socket now gets all the heat because of all that POWA that's running through it. So it does get hot.

Edit: A decent 120mm fan should net you some good results. I don;t think I have yet to see above 50C in gaming. And that is at 4.8GHz .
Edited by Alastair - 4/19/14 at 1:56pm
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