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The FX-62 Rarely hits anything past 3.1GHz stable, let alone 3.1GHz itself, ****ty overclocker.
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Originally Posted by xtcrulez View Post
well the main reason im upgrading is because of the increase in size of the L1 and L2 caches....also , most here said it would only go like 3.2-3.4 on AIR.....i do not use air....i run a custom water cooling setup , with that said...id like to think id be able to get a little more than a 400mhz overclock with water....ive seen claims from others that they have gotten very close to 4ghz on water with the 6000+....though those claims might have been exaggerated ...i just ordered the 6000+ so i guess ill just have to wait and see what i can achieve...thanks for all the opinions...they really helped me make a wise decision.
no. you will get nowhere near 4. or even 3.5-3.6 for that matter

its not just the cooling its the limitations of the architecture itself. you will max out around 3.2 to 3.3
    
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but still...it will be much better than my 2.7 3800+ x2
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Originally Posted by xtcrulez View Post
but still...it will be much better than my 2.7 3800+ x2
Yes, that it will just keep the CPU cool and it will last a lifetime!
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