Originally Posted by Bartmasta
so if I get better cooling I should be able to hit 3.8?
You can go to 73 if you have an x3; if you unlocked to x4 you can go to 71C. So go for it! Give it 1.5v, I guarantee you'll be stable at 3.7. I'm at 1.52v for 3.7ghz.
On the stability testing, just a thought-- what about "if it passes Cinebench10*4", it's good to go. That was plenty stressful for me-- once I got it CB10 stable, it was everything else stable, too.
BTW, guys I need a hobby, or something to do with my computer that will make it feel slow again. I can't load out all 4 cores to 100%. If I can't do this then I won't feel the desire to upgrade again. I really don't have any need to encode my 8 DVDs to my harddrive...there's got to be something to load it down...besides folding...even image stitching was plenty fast on my dual core...Edited by soccerballtux - 7/5/09 at 9:23pm