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Well I finally got my 3200+ stable at 2500mhz but I cant get my temps under 54 c for the CPU under full load with Prime 95. Is 54 acceptable? I know most gurus like to keep it under 50 but I have also read 60 and 70 in other places.
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54c is a little on the high side for AMD. You'll most likely be safe, but look into an upgraded CPU cooler in the near future.
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Just out of curiosity, what voltage do you have on the CPU? I had a hard time with my 3200
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Just out of curiosity, what voltage do you have on the CPU? I had a hard time with my 3200
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1.475 is what I had to use to make it stable. Anything lower would make it puke. Anything higher made it to hot. I think Im gonna go back down to 2400 and 1.400 on the voltage. My temps were sweet then.
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lol, I am a dumbass....I didn't even notice the screenshot......I was at 1.6 with my 3200 before it would run at 2.5 weird. great job.
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Thanks but it is to no avail lol Im gonna have to drop it back to 2400. Its just getting to freakin hot. I should have sprung for that Zalman.


WOW what kind of cooling did you have for 1.6v?
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