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Phenom II X4 955 4GHZ question

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I want to attempt 4ghz for my phenom II 955 BE...what are the temps i should be looking for, i have a corsair H50 and my clock right now is at 3.4ghz and my temp right now in firefox is 34-36c...what are some temps i should be looking for with my H50 and what voltage is recommended for 4.0GHZ
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I would say get Prime95, run it for several hours at the least, and if your temperatures are 70C or under, you're good to go. Temperatures at anything less than full load are pretty much useless.
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Unfortunately AMDs don't go that hot. 62C is the max rating. Not that you'll get stable at that temp as it's like the amazing crash zone. It never seems to run stable when that hot.
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I say to take it slow and learn as you go up. I've seen too many people go straight for 4 GHZ like it some sort of holy grail only to fail. You will learn as you go up. When you get to 3.8 it may be the "region" where you have to tweak things to get that last nudge. Take your time and do it right.

Check out the 965 OC thread on this page. He did it the right way and hit 4 GHz.
Edited by coonmanx - 6/9/10 at 8:41pm
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