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I remember way back when I had my K6, they would lockup if they were too cold. Does that problem still exist? My problem is I think I'm starting to hit that barrier. Last night I came home from work and did my usual, grabbed a beer, turned on my pump and booted my PC. Now it kinda just sat here for a good 30sec until boot. On boot to windows I found that I finally hit my personal best of 5*C yay, sadly no pic so I'm not counting it. Anyways could I have some kinda cold-locking going on. I have no condensation yet as my due point is like in 10*F. I never would have thought when I started cooling with liquid that I could get this low.
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Not sure about the chip you have, but my Phenom II has no problem booting at -7C, and they've been cold booted at -200C.
    
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IIRC cold bug that happens due to LN2/DICE doesn't exist in the current Phenoms
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Yeah; I know the teem from Germany hit 7.1GHz with stepping Ln2 and Helium. Maybe its my GPU cold-locking? My GPU holds +15*F in relation to my CPU. So if 5*C=~41*F my GPU booted @ 56*F. Oh yeah , when you finally hit that barrier of 0*C did you need to start insulation? If so what did you use? When OCing my K6 I used a mix of ArtGum and plumbers-puddy to insulate the board and other vitals. I was thinking of trying some new tech like that silicone spray or some kind of spray foam.
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Not yet, no need at this point because the cool air is also going over the mobo.

The MX-4 is frozen though, kinda weird looking when you see it.
    
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