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Alright, so I have been very comfortable overclocking my intel set up but I haven't used my amd chips for about 5 years or so and wasnt great or knowledgeable at overclocking. I currently built a computer for folding out of old parts laying arround.

Here's what I have:

AMD 4200+ x2
Asus Crosshair formula 1 board
2 x 1gb corsair xms 2 pro
Xfx 9800gtx+
550w Antec

Since I'm folding with this I would like to get the core clk a bit higher than 2.2 because the CPU folding takes for ever! I would like to go to 3.0 but I don't know if that is possible on this chip or not.

What's the max safe temp for this processor?
What's a reasonable overclock to shoot for?
How high can I go on air?
And any tips and tricks to oc'ing amd ?

Any comments, questions or suggestions are most welcome!!


Thanks guys
    
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the power of google:


OCing
http://www.anandtech.com/show/1718/3

CPU stats
http://products.amd.com/en-na/Deskto...ail.aspx?id=59


offtopic:

would wrxxx be related to the subaru impreza wrx?
    
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Yes it would haha, I have a wrx modded for autox and time attack
    
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i have an 04 java black pearl WRX Wagon loving the snow! right now im just going a lot of maintenance, the previous owner was a retard. so far i just have an intake, exhaust and tune (still at stock boost)
    
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Honestly your best bet would be to fold duel chip gpu's on it, that processor will never put out very much ppd at all


Edit: I guess what I said really wasn't all that helpful... Drop the ram multi and up your fsb
Edited by BallaTheFeared - 12/28/10 at 9:22pm
    
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Honestly your best bet would be to fold duel chip gpu's on it, that processor will never put out very much ppd at all


Edit: I guess what I said really wasn't all that helpful... Drop the ram multi and up your fsb :)
I think I will make this my Sig. I bet that if we could do a statistics value, 80% of all posts on OCN say that.
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lol I can't tell if you're mocking me or not
    
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Thanks guys. I figured it was standard procedure I just want a morcel of more omph.

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i have an 04 java black pearl WRX Wagon loving the snow! right now im just going a lot of maintenance, the previous owner was a retard. so far i just have an intake, exhaust and tune (still at stock boost)
Yea I have externally resivoured coilovers, 32mm front swaybar, 27mm rear swaybar, front and rear endlinks, enkie rpf1 17x8 wheels, ported manafold, perrin up pipe, invidia downpipe, srs catback, professionally tuned with 18lbs boost, all important gauges, dual catch cans and a bunch of other crap.
    
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Thanks guys. I figured it was standard procedure I just want a morcel of more omph.



Yea I have externally resivoured coilovers, 32mm front swaybar, 27mm rear swaybar, front and rear endlinks, enkie rpf1 17x8 wheels, ported manafold, perrin up pipe, invidia downpipe, srs catback, professionally tuned with 18lbs boost, all important gauges, dual catch cans and a bunch of other crap.
sounds pretty nice. mine is just a daily driver. i want to put money into it, but school is starting back up so i wont be able to work much, thats if i can find a job... anywhere...
    
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