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Ok, I am trying to get stable at 3.6 but right now I am using 1.568 cpu voltage. My temps are fine, 30 idle and 50 load, I just wonder if my temps are ok, then I can keep increasing my volts for stability correct? Or should I be happy with 3.5 stable?
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If it's the 65nm cpu (Spec Sheet Link) I would not in my opinion go over 1.5v you are going to fry that bad boy. I would lower voltage and play with your memory timings and adjust your chipset voltage for better results at lower voltage.

If it's the 90nm version (Spec Sheet) then I wouldn't go past 1.6vcore.

For either cpu I would try to avoid loading at or over 55C. You don't have much headroom as far as temps go.

Edit: I saw in your gallery link it's the 90nm version. I would still suggest playing with your chipset voltage and mem timings.
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I agree with hout17.

What I've found in my dealings with my 5000+ is that the more you push the CPU towards the overclock ceiling, they just demand more and more voltage per tweak. If you are running stable at 3.5, I say stick with that. 700 MHz overclock is better than I could get on my rig.
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I had the 90nm 5600+ and my top end was 3.4 under a cheap liquid system. under a good system I MAY have been able to hit 3.5 but I dont see it going much past that.

If you have hit 3.5 with those temps, I say take it, cuz thats a better OC that most AMDers can brag about these days
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