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Well men I'll tell you something or two about my overclocking upsets.

I have a Foxconn Destroyer as you all may know and it's suppose to be a really great mobo. The only problem is the lacking of support for CPU's that are already suppose to be supported (AM3).

I now have the x4 955 BE (C3) running in my sig. I'm running P95 on all 4 cores as I type this and the cpu is staying fairly low on temps. It's getting 43C full load atm.

In any case I can not get my HTT past 253 or so and I think it's partially due to bad bios coding and partially because I don't have a way to adjust the NB multi seperately. Well not on an officially released bios any way.

I'm going to try a beta bios and hope for the best. I'm starting to think the ASUS M2N32 SLI Deluxe may just be able to overclock better than my sig Destroyer due the the limiting HTT abilities of the Destroyer. I'll have to order some more TIM beore I start swopping cpu's out again. I am using MX-2 and I find it's a decent TIM.

Is there a better TIM out there for the same or close to the same price range as MX-2?

Thanks guys,

N2G
Edited by N2Gaming - 6/16/10 at 10:13am
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MX-3



Good luck

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Well dont really know the diff in temps with athlon vs phenom so i cant say
which is best 4 you.

I have tried most of the top pastes but Zalman STG-1 keeps my temps with
my cpu load temps @ 40C with 1.45v
Edited by ej52 - 6/16/10 at 2:42pm
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Thanks guys. MX-3 is suppose to be a tad better than MX-2 but it had a con that I can't recall atm. There was a thread that SpaceBallsRules had regarding TIM's have not looked for it yet. I think I may just have to try a few different TIM's this time. Possibly some Diamond IC7 or Arctic Cooling MX-3. I know there's a few I'm not remembering but I need some before I can do any thing on the ASUS mobo.
Edited by N2Gaming - 6/16/10 at 5:33pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by N2Gaming View Post
Thanks guys. MX-3 is suppose to be a tad better than MX-2 but it had a con that I can't recall atm. There was a thread that SpaceBallsRules had regarding TIM's have not looked for it yet. I think I may just have to try a few different TIM's this time. Possibly some Diamond IC7 or Arctic Cooling MX-3. I know there's a few I'm not remembering but I need some before I can do any thing on the ASUS mobo.
IC Diamond is better than MX-3, (7 and 24 in IC diamond relate to size of tube.)

Though, MX-3's only TRUE con is that it's more expensive than MX-2, but only 1*C cooler on load. While it usually is 2-3*C cooler on Idle.
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IC Diamond is better than MX-3, (7 and 24 in IC diamond relate to size of tube.)

Though, MX-3's only TRUE con is that it's more expensive than MX-2, but only 1*C cooler on load. While it usually is 2-3*C cooler on Idle.
That's sounds some what familiar.
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I kind of like useing Ceramique by artic silver. seems to work just great for me.
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I think I recal some one saying Ceramique is good under H2O but other TIM's are better when run at higher temps.
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hmm might have to change tims after i get a better heatsink. i can push 3.8 stable but cant try any higher. my hsf don't really handle 3.8ghz to well... thats a lot of heat.. i have ran some good stress tests on it and didnt have any probs except i had to stop from temps getting to the thresh hold.

EDIT: also what mod did you do to your zalman, maybe i can try it.
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EDIT: also what mod did you do to your zalman, maybe i can try it.
Nothing special. I just swoped the fan from a 9700 LED to my CNP 9700 so I would have a blue fan instead of the green one w/out the 4 pin power header at the end of the wire.
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