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If I bought a chipset cooler do you think I could get a higher OC? Keep in mind that my CPU temp never goes any higher that 44*C (full load). And could my 35amps on 12v handle another fan? I have 2 case fans 1 cpu fan 1 cpu fan on my GPU (From an AMD K6) and the PSU has 2 fans, thats 6 fans. Do you think it could handle one more for the team?

I would like to be the first man to hit 3.0ghz (or close to) with my semp. Thanks
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Yeah, you could probably add another fan. The 500 Watt PSU is able to handle a large load/many fans, so go ahead.
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I'd say it should handle another couple fans, it may not help your overclocking much but its worth a try if you have the extra $ to spend on one. My old PSU was 450w, 12v20a and it took 7-8 fans and a lot of drives etc. Although it was on a Socket A, it still works. I don't know if you'll hit 3ghz, expecially if you've only got it to 2.6 so far, but either way good luck OCing. Hope you do hit 3ghz with a sempron, it'd be pretty cool.
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a better cooler could help you out a little bit, but I can almost guarantee you won't hit 3.0Ghz. To do that you'd need water cooling and prob phase change... then you'd need to upgrade your psu to handle the cooling system
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mine doesnt get hot right now....like at all. The temp when OCed (44C) isnt much more than stock (40C). I should be able to hit 2.8 at least.
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