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I am currently overclocking and I am wondering what is the max voltage a 955 can take.
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Plenty of people around here running 1.55 24/7 without issue.
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1.55v spec

Running 1.472 for almost 8 months now. No degrading.

Have ran up to 1.57 for benchmarking
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1.55v with very good cooling but most mid range air coolers should contain 1.5v
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1.55v is AMD's recommendation not to go over, but thats for wusses.
im at 1.56v to get 3.93Ghz out of a C2 550BE devil.gif
then again, im on water...
i wouldn't recommended going over that with air tho.
and i suggest not going over 1.6v or 1.7v because i bet you will asplode without LN2 or DICE.
    
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Thanks for that guys, one last question, what are the maximum suggested heats on load?
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post #7 of 22
1.55 as others said. But I have found a good settling point at 1.45. Any higher and you dont get much for the voltage increase. Not worth the increase.
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Originally Posted by Juganot;11899636 
Thanks for that guys, one last question, what are the maximum suggested heats on load?

62C MAX. Though I would not let it go past 55C.
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all good then at 3.7ghz and 1 hour on prime I get to 46c/45c. There is much more room for overclocking. smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Juganot;11899636 
Thanks for that guys, one last question, what are the maximum suggested heats on load?

60ish, 1.55volts.

The less the better.
post #10 of 22
I must have a golden chip. I run 1.425 at 4ghz stable. Max load around 43-44c. Yay water.
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