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Originally Posted by Ste
You could probably go as high as 65C according to the specs from AMD. These CPUs don't thermal throttle though like Intels, so if it gets too hot it'll just explode/fry. Personally, there's no way I'd risk my CPU getting anywhere near 55C. Not worth the risk IMO.
All the newer AMD chips have thermal throttling. That old video that's been passed around everywhere of the Intel and AMD without the heatsink started this. That was an old Athlon before they had throttling to show off that the Intel did.
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