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Poll Results: should I?

 
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    yes
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post #1 of 13
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of taking off my IHS, should I?
and how big of a gain will I recieve by doing this?
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post #2 of 13
anywhere from 2-5 celcius (i think is average)
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post #3 of 13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by iampoor View Post
anywhere from 2-5 celcius (i think is average)
that's a weak gain for such a big risk.
I'm not having thermal issues though.
just stability issues.
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post #4 of 13
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Originally Posted by That_guy3 View Post
that's a weak gain for such a big risk.
I'm not having thermal issues though.
just stability issues.
VOLTAGE (clap clap) VOLTAGE (clap clap)



Anyways it definitl is a bid risk.

However it might be more.

I'm not completly sure
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post #5 of 13
If you are not having temperature issues then do not do it. Period

honestly, the risk is too great especially if you don't need the end result.

For stability, removing the IHS will do nothing. You will need to up the voltage.

And 2 - 5C is actually quite a big drop in temps.

That could allow for an extra .05Vcore
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post #6 of 13
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Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
If you are not having temperature issues then do not do it. Period

honestly, the risk is too great especially if you don't need the end result.

For stability, removing the IHS will do nothing. You will need to up the voltage.

And 2 - 5C is actually quite a big drop in temps.

That could allow for an extra .05Vcore
I've gotten my processors voltage to 1.6 from 1.4, and I wen to 40c idle. I went up to 1.625, and I went to 55c Idle I'm not sure how raising the vcore is helping.
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post #7 of 13
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Originally Posted by That_guy3 View Post
I've gotten my processors voltage to 1.6 from 1.4, and I wen to 40c idle. I went up to 1.625, and I went to 55c Idle I'm not sure how raising the vcore is helping.
Looks like your CPU may have hit its limit then. Or maybe the board is capping out at a high FSB.

But seriously, i wouldn't advise running 1.625 Vcore on air.

That can seriously damage your CPU from voltage migration
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post #8 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
Looks like your CPU may have hit its limit then. Or maybe the board is capping out at a high FSB.

But seriously, i wouldn't advise running 1.625 Vcore on air.

That can seriously damage your CPU from voltage migration
The FSB is from 200 to 204

Thats high there
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post #9 of 13
Well at the 3.0GHZ (stated in his sig)

That must mean he is on a multi of 14.7 if he running a 204 FSB

Am i missing something here?

Anyways that is negligible I was just listing possible things that could be causing stability issues.

Others are RAM, or try upping the chipset voltage. Maybe his chipset temps are too high
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post #10 of 13
I'd say no. FX chips have the biggest resale value and you'd be butchering it. Only do it if you plan on never selling it.
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