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wow.. you are the daredevil dude..
thanks for trying it out for me

so finally what conclusion do you say about the stock cooler?


which cooler would you suggest on a 955BE ? (no water or nitrogen for now)
btw, coolers are available from only these companies in my area: coolermaster, ocz, asus.
What Area are you from?

This one doesn't look to bad. Not sure though im not a coolermaster expert.. This one looks lite it be pretty east to mod 2 more 80mm fans on it.....
Edited by G.E.Nauticus - 7/18/09 at 8:50pm
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G.E.Nauticus,


If you're hitting those temps on the stock cooler, Which is actually very good one, comparatively speaking, you need to reseat that sucker! You got an air bubble somewhere.... These 45Nm Chips not the 90Nm like the 939's... I had a stock HS/fan on my Toledo Dual core and at 1.63V, Yes, I said it, it only idled at 42-45*.

So you Defintely got somrthing going on there.... You didn't clean of the stock thermal compound and use AS5 or something comparable before you First installed the CPU?
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post #183 of 9641
For another reference on coolers, I used one of my 939 Opteron coolers instead of what came with my chip and here are the results in this post:
http://www.overclock.net/6720935-post3554.html

It has been said ( Well, not here that I know of ) that the stock cooler with these chips isn't all "That" and decided to go for my Opty cooler with it's copper base and heatpipes.
This setup though won't be on air for too long since I'm switching it to H2O for cooling soon.
I can't honestly say the stock cooler is bad but I'm happy with what I am using with the results I got from it.
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okay here's something i did yesterday

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ridn3y ,

You should bump the multi up one more for your HT. It would only put you up to 2195, I've had mine up to 2655MHz while my CPU-NB up at 2950MHz. (Quad 810)
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I am about to replace my ESC A790GXM-AD3 for the MSI 790FX-GD70. It looks very nice!

The ESC A790GXM-AD3 came down with a ram bug..

This is exactly what's happening to me;

http://www.fudzilla.com/index.php?op...12033&Itemid=1

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AMD is telling its partners to create a BIOS work around which will clock down the memory to 1,066MHz of more than one DIMM per channel is installed.
I'm being down clocked by my own board! I have 8GB of DDR3 1600 ram. Its being read as 1066.. with the most recent bios on ECS site. If I manually set the dram frequency/voltage in the bios to 677 or 800.. it drops to 533mhz after I save & exit out the bios on its own.

So I'm getting rid of it! I have 8GB of OCZ PC3-12800 Platinum.. the same as McDown I believe.

It's 1.9v ram. Do you guys think this will be a problem? I read AM3 motherboards don't like high voltage ram?
Edited by ToxicAdam - 7/19/09 at 9:17am
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post #187 of 9641
@ Ridn3y Yeah man you can bump your ht up quite a bit. last night I had the HT@ 2457 Stock voltage.... Let the board run crazy my friend....

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G.E.Nauticus,


If you're hitting those temps on the stock cooler, Which is actually very good one, comparatively speaking, you need to reseat that sucker! You got an air bubble somewhere.... These 45Nm Chips not the 90Nm like the 939's... I had a stock HS/fan on my Toledo Dual core and at 1.63V, Yes, I said it, it only idled at 42-45*.

So you Defintely got somrthing going on there.... You didn't clean of the stock thermal compound and use AS5 or something comparable before you First installed the CPU?

Nope, running the stock **** compound too.... I wanted to see how the stock everything did.. Ill reseat with AS5 before I lap the hsf to get results there too.... I guess I just want to make a reference for everyone.. the differences from a-b-c-d.... Ill make a new thread In AMD CPU's with the final results....

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ridn3y ,

You should bump the multi up one more for your HT. It would only put you up to 2195, I've had mine up to 2655MHz while my CPU-NB up at 2950MHz. (Quad 810)
What voltages are you using for NB and HT in bios settings?????


So this is what the bottom of stock HS looks like and im not sure it i can lap it flat due to fins beinf how they are.....


Edited by G.E.Nauticus - 7/19/09 at 5:11pm
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Wow i cant believe they gave you the crappy hs for a quad :/........i thought that would have at least given you the one with heat pipes
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ridn3y ,

You should bump the multi up one more for your HT. It would only put you up to 2195, I've had mine up to 2655MHz while my CPU-NB up at 2950MHz. (Quad 810)
basing from previous tests, it would degrade my time with superpi that's why i was trying to keep it at stock levels
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ridn3y: very nice clock!!!
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