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I though the athlon had a max temps of 73, so why will 65C be too much?

I will buy a new cooler soon, just need to find one that is silent and good,
hyper 212+ + 120mm blade master fan for push pull = 30$
A70 stock = 25$

I'm actually looking for silver arrow at 67$
    
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Originally Posted by spikexp View Post
I though the athlon had a max temps of 73, so why will 65C be too much?

I will buy a new cooler soon, just need to find one that is silent and good,
hyper 212+ + 120mm blade master fan for push pull = 30$
A70 stock = 25$

I'm actually looking for silver arrow at 67$
I don't think it's worth getting a second fan, the one that comes with the 212+ is plenty good enough.
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post #1373 of 1595
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Originally Posted by spikexp View Post
I though the athlon had a max temps of 73, so why will 65C be too much?

I will buy a new cooler soon, just need to find one that is silent and good,
hyper 212+ + 120mm blade master fan for push pull = 30$
A70 stock = 25$

I'm actually looking for silver arrow at 67$
It's actually 71C and 'max' does not mean acceptable in this case.
post #1374 of 1595
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Originally Posted by spikexp View Post
I though the athlon had a max temps of 73, so why will 65C be too much?

I will buy a new cooler soon, just need to find one that is silent and good,
hyper 212+ + 120mm blade master fan for push pull = 30$
A70 stock = 25$

I'm actually looking for silver arrow at 67$
My Athlon was unstable, even at stock and undervolting if temperatures passed over 55*C. This could be gotten around by adding a little tiny bit more voltage, but I just turned the fans up instead.

You will find that 55*C is the general safe point for the Phenom II architecture. If you pass that point, you WILL find instabilities.

And if LinX is saying you're unstable, then you're unstable. If you're on the stock cooler, then drop it back down to stock. That cooler can't even handle your CPU at bone stock, let alone overclocked.
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Actually, it's more for general knowledge about overclock and the principle of it, a new cooler will come in time, but I want to be sure to have something silent.

I also know that my cpu is not a really great overcloker, I don't intend to get it high (maybe for fun, but not for long time). I will sell this computer or make it a mediacenter when buldozer come out (or that I buy a sandy bridge...)

Thank you for your answer.
    
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post #1376 of 1595
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Originally Posted by spikexp View Post
Actually, it's more for general knowledge about overclock and the principle of it, a new cooler will come in time, but I want to be sure to have something silent.

I also know that my cpu is not a really great overcloker, I don't intend to get it high (maybe for fun, but not for long time). I will sell this computer or make it a mediacenter when buldozer come out (or that I buy a sandy bridge...)

Thank you for your answer.
Honestly, the CoolerMaster Hyper 212+ is 10x quieter than the stock Athlon cooler, and it will keep temperatures in check up to around 1.50v or so.
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post #1377 of 1595
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Honestly, the CoolerMaster Hyper 212+ is 10x quieter than the stock Athlon cooler
Now, that's what I wanted to hear since a long time
I don't consider the athlon cooler to be that loud in fact, I might try to stop some fan tomorrow to see where my biggest sound problem might be (except my old hard drive that roar some time ).
    
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any of you have issues with your CPU becoming unstable at 50c some times less?
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nope not for me i hit 50 when gaming. what sorta issues u having? is the chip OCd?
    
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any of you have issues with your CPU becoming unstable at 50c some times less?
Sometimes its not about the load temps. At 3.25ghz and stock 1.3v, my CPU is LinX but not Prime95 stable. It barely lasts 5 seconds lol.. I'm guessing its a software/coding issue because LinX runs 3-6C hotter than Prime95.
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