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Hey, i have the AM3 stock cooler, and it reaches on IntelBurnTest 6000 RPM, no overvolting, just disabling fan control. And, 55c is FINE if you don't overclock.
How did you get it 6k? WD40?
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The xigmatek 1283 coolers are AM3 compatible. Their performance is very similar to the 212+. I think the 212+ mounting system is better though.

With that being said, I strongly recommend the coolermaster 212+. It is cheap and efficient and SHOULD let you get to 4ghz fairly easily AND allows easy push/pull configurations. And it will beat the pants off of the AC freezer 7 pro Rev.2.
    
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just let the guy fry his AMD chip & his board .

he's done enough research for him to do so, so let him.

anyways, yeah best cheapest aftermarket cooler is the hyper 212+
i would know, i got one, and it's working great.

your CPU normally runs stock, it's not meant to OVERCLOCK.
overclocking means pushing your CPU further than it's suppose to regularly run.

i dont understand why people settle for 55 C when they can do better and lower the temperature. the lower the temperature the better.

Aph0ticShield , advice for you. stop reading on reviews from other people.
read your reviews, because everybody has a different set up, a different solution. yeah it's "possible" for some people, obviously you're not one of them. so use the advice from this community and stop asking " why " reasons , explanations . LOL
    
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Thanks karmuhhhh!

I know that I am pushing back on your guys' answers, but that's just because I want to understand the "why" behind your statements. It seems that many of you are reaching conclusions without any evidence to back it up.

While I understand now from many of you 55c is as high as you should go, how is 55c pushing the chip??

As for an aftermarket HSF, they do break the warranty. I don't really care about that though. AMD also does support overclocking on stock. Right now I'm pretty much broke, so I may to have to stick with stock for a little while longer.

Just to try and help clear it up a little, the reason people use 55c as their max, is that instabilities are more likely to occur over 55c (taking away clock speed and voltages), than they are under it. The same reason it's best to stay under 85c with nVidia cards, even though they're good for up to 105c.

Using it as an anology, if you ran your car at max temperatures all the time, the parts inside it would wear out alot quicker, hoses would go quicker, and it would generally die faster than if the temperatures were nominal.

The same is said for electrical components, while it's safe max rated for 62c, and people have seen 70c, it aint doing the chip any good, it's working at it's thermal threshold and beyond, it'll die faster than it would if under a certain temperature.
PSU's, usually work alot more efficient if under 60c or whatever rated temperature they have, for the same principal reason.

With anything, temperature will play a key factor in it's working and longevity, wherever you saw people say they don't matter, they're idiots. Just saying it how it is.

As far as how your cooler works, there are different types of cooler, your "down-blowing" pushes air down onto the base of the heatsink, which splashes to the MOSFETs and RAM and aids a little in their cooling also.
Heat rises through the fins of the heatsink, the fan cools the heatsink, the cooler the heatsink is, the more efficient the heat is dispersed away from the CPU itself. A cool heatsink, is a cool CPU, or one that's not attached to anything.

The reason people replied without "backing anything up" is because they speak from their experiences, it's not all about reviews and articles, we learn from eachother and by our own mistakes, and what other users have done with their hardware.

The Hyper 212+ is a very good cooler, especially for the price.
Anything over 1.5v will kill your CPU quicker (same with running high temps 24/7) and are ill-advised on Air cooling..
Motherboard's play a key role in overclocking of your CPU's, the voltage goes through the MOSFET's, so try to make sure you have some MOSFET cooling if you push the OC or up the Voltages.
PSU's are the most important part of your system, never cheap out.

You can probably hit 3.6 on 1.35-1.375v, that'll lower your temps a little too.

Anyway, welcome to OCN nontheless, and I hope you get things working well with your processor.



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If you understood the basic principles of electricity, then you would know that basically the colder the CPU is, the better it is for overclocking and better it is for the chip. Obviously AMD don't want to spend so much on a good HSF when they know if you want to overclock properly you should buy a aftermarket cooler.

I did use the stock heatsink on my 965BE (which is better than the 955 one) and I got to 3.8Ghz @1.38v, didn't go above 55'c

Also I have no idea what 'articles' and 'sources' your reading, but if they say don't worry about temps then they are really ****. Temps are the enemy of overclocking, why do you think people spend so much on watercooling or a good heatsink?

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I know that I am pushing back on your guys' answers, but that's just because I want to understand the "why" behind your statements. It seems that many of you are reaching conclusions without any evidence to back it up.
I am backing it up by the law of physics and general knowledge, if you wish to disagree with either of those the why did you come here?

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While I understand now from many of you 55c is as high as you should go, how is 55c pushing the chip?? ch:
55'c is the LIMIT of the chip, any higher and you will start to RAPIDLY degrade the chip, reducing the overclock and in a few weeks or less killing off the CPU.

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As for an aftermarket HSF, they do break the warranty. I don't really care about that though. AMD also does support overclocking on stock. Right now I'm pretty much broke, so I may to have to stick with stock for a little while longer.
They do, but ship back the CPU with the stock HSF and AMD will be non the wiser. AMD does not support overclocking on their stock heatsink, if you bothered to read their disclaimer you would've seen that.
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Just to try and help clear it up a little, the reason people use 55c as their max, is that instabilities are more likely to occur over 55c (taking away clock speed and voltages), than they are under it. The same reason it's best to stay under 85c with nVidia cards, even though they're good for up to 105c.

Using it as an anology, if you ran your car at max temperatures all the time, the parts inside it would wear out alot quicker, hoses would go quicker, and it would generally die faster than if the temperatures were nominal.

The same is said for electrical components, while it's safe max rated for 62c, and people have seen 70c, it aint doing the chip any good, it's working at it's thermal threshold and beyond, it'll die faster than it would if under a certain temperature.
PSU's, usually work alot more efficient if under 60c or whatever rated temperature they have, for the same principal reason.

With anything, temperature will play a key factor in it's working and longevity, wherever you saw people say they don't matter, they're idiots. Just saying it how it is.

As far as how your cooler works, there are different types of cooler, your "down-blowing" pushes air down onto the base of the heatsink, which splashes to the MOSFETs and RAM and aids a little in their cooling also.
Heat rises through the fins of the heatsink, the fan cools the heatsink, the cooler the heatsink is, the more efficient the heat is dispersed away from the CPU itself. A cool heatsink, is a cool CPU, or one that's not attached to anything.

The reason people replied without "backing anything up" is because they speak from their experiences, it's not all about reviews and articles, we learn from eachother and by our own mistakes, and what other users have done with their hardware.

The Hyper 212+ is a very good cooler, especially for the price.
Anything over 1.5v will kill your CPU quicker (same with running high temps 24/7) and are ill-advised on Air cooling..
Motherboard's play a key role in overclocking of your CPU's, the voltage goes through the MOSFET's, so try to make sure you have some MOSFET cooling if you push the OC or up the Voltages.
PSU's are the most important part of your system, never cheap out.

You can probably hit 3.6 on 1.35-1.375v, that'll lower your temps a little too.

Anyway, welcome to OCN nontheless, and I hope you get things working well with your processor.



P.S. The last time I saw the word "Aphotic", I'd used it to create a custom item in an RPG I used to play. Nice


This, I've been told countless times to keep my temps under 55c and that's what I intend to do, lower heat will keep the chip more stable and last longer..
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+rep You guys are awesome.

I've ordered a Cooler Master Hyper212+ coming tomorrow. I'll let you know how it goes.

As a sidenote, my sys is completely P95 stable at the temps it is at. Another question, high temps will wear out a processor for sure. But will it really wear it out that fast? I mean, won't it be time to upgrade the processor long before it goes even if I am running at 65c 24/7?

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55'c is the LIMIT of the chip, any higher and you will start to RAPIDLY degrade the chip, reducing the overclock and in a few weeks or less killing off the CPU.
Nah, 62c is the official limit. I have had my CPU for months (until I repasted) reaching up to 70c+ with only slight instability. Others have folded for months at a time on a 955be at 65c. I'm just sayin...

Yeah, the guides I read sucked (Mostly @ Tom's Hardware). Can't believe I overclocked without any temp monitoring software at all
Edited by Aph0ticShield - 12/29/10 at 12:21pm
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I think until you get your hyper 212 back off on the overclock and to get the temps down. 65c is very harmful for any AMD chip.
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Nah, 62c is the official limit. I have had my CPU for months (until I repasted) reaching up to 70c+ with only slight instability. Others have folded for months at a time on a 955be at 65c. I'm just sayin...
55'c is is safe, 62'c is max. So keep at/below 55'c for best overclocking results.
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Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3 View Post
I think until you get your hyper 212 back off on the overclock and to get the temps down. 65c is very harmful for any AMD chip.
I'm fine as long as i'm not running Prime95. I'll reset multi just in case though.

edit: Has anyone ever lost an AMD to high temps alone? (not overvolting or anything)
Edited by Aph0ticShield - 12/29/10 at 12:35pm
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