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What are the safe voltages and temps for Athlon II x2 245?

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I am overlocking an old athlon here. I pushed to 3.8GHz and gave it 1.52 vcore. Still running on stock cooler, Are these temps safe? Idle:35c Load:57c
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Welcome to OCN.

OC on a stock cooler is a no no. Get an aftermarket unit as soon as possible. How did you measure load? I find it kind of hard to believe that 57c load is correct unless your house is like 5c and the AC is blowing right on you machine.
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Welcome to OCN.

OC on a stock cooler is a no no. Get an aftermarket unit as soon as possible. How did you measure load? I find it kind of hard to believe that 57c load is correct unless your house is like 5c and the AC is blowing right on you machine.

AMD CPUs run a lot cooler than Intel CPUs, and since this is only a Dual Core Athlon, I can believe 57C.

However, I would say to invest in an aftermarket cooler if you want to OC further.

OP - You can find more info on max safe temps for AMD CPUs here - http://www.overclock.net/t/1134229/amd-cpus-max-temps/0_50
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I think the temps are still cool because the side panel is taken off?
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Core temp 62c and cpu voltage 1.55v.
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