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I think the chip will do more but it will need something other than air cooling.
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take the plunge into water...its well worth it...
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post #3 of 9
is heat the issue? or is your cpu maxing?
my fx-55 sandy maxes me @ 3Ghz. I'm not sure though.
Take it to 4Ghz!!!
I know you can do it!!!
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post #4 of 9
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Heat. At 3.53 I am running 1.575 VDimm and it gets well into the 50c range in Orthos. My ambient case temp is 22.5c. Take a look, memory is pretty much maxed 1179Mhz 1:1. I could put in a divider but then I lose the speed. I can go to 4-4-4-12 2T (max at 1042). But the final block is temp.
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I think you need to water cool it. bottom line.
lower your divider to a 5:4 and try to hit higher,
or you could use a higher multi.
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What are your idle and load temps? That's a really good OC, especially on air. Haven't seen an AMD chip do over 3.4GHz in a long time.
    
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Idle at 35C, load at 53 in Orthos.
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post #8 of 9
Have you tried an 4x HT?
Some AM2 MBs seem to like a high overall HT in the 1200 range, go figure.

Fine OCing BTY
    
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Have not tried it but I will. Thanks.
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