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tje rice graind doesn't work well on a cooler like the hyper cause of the gaps between the heat pipes.
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Originally Posted by Casey Ryback View Post
Foget zip ties and just get an overclock your cooler can handle or just get a better cooler.

Do you really need 4ghz or is it just a number that you wanna reach cos 'everyone else' seems to?

your cooler capable of around 3.8-3.9 max i believe any higher too much voltage required and your cooler wont handle it.

Great VALUE FOR MONEY cooler, not great cooler, some people get lucky and get 4Ghz on it cos they got a good chip.
I would recommend a high NB overclock at about 3.8 for you better than a low NB at 4ghz. ( higher NB = gaming performance)

Hope I helped good luck with the OC.
If you read through the whole thread you would see that I as actually getting decent temps it turns out and the problem is the mosfets getting too hot.

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I've got that very same board as a back up rig listed in my user info, (it was used as my first experience OC'ing too) there is even pics (in my gallery) of some Mosfet HS's going on as well as a 80mm fan pointed directly at the NB and SB HS. It's what I ran with my PH II x2 555 BE at 4009MHz. Experience has told me that an M4A785-M will NOT last very long with a Hexcore at 4.0 lol. Look at the size of the SB HS. VERY tiny and I'll bet it's almost ready to catch fire with that much power going through that board. Than lets remember it only has 4 to 1 power phase as well. 6 cores plus 4 to1 power phase = BANG! Sorry man I'm truly not trying to be rude here, just telling it the way it is. Try touching either the SB HS or the mosfets (not really) I'll bet they'll burn the heck out of you. I would STRONGLY suggest backing that OC down a long ways if you want to keep that mobo alive very long. It is a great budget board, I've built 4 of them in the last 2 years and they perform real well, but their definitely not intended to OC a Hexacore very high at all. I felt I was pushing mine pretty hard by just OC'ing a dual core at 4.0. If you really want to OC that hex, save your money and get a better board that can handle it. Again I'm not trying to come across as a dick here ok? Just sharing what I know!
I agree with you mostly about the mosfets, but really the northbridge and especially southbridge shouldn't be getting too hot, should they? I mean I haven't increased the voltage to the chipset, HT is staying around 2000, and the northbridge speed and voltage refers to the northbridge on the CPU itself.
    
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I'll be the first to say that I'm not the expert of all, but here is just one article that helped convince me of what that mobo actually has under the hood.
http://mattgadient.com/2010/08/15/as...stock-voltage/
Please don't be offended, it was not my intent ok? I had fairly good luck with my x2, but just look at any quality enthusiast mobo. They'll have a lot of features not found on the M4A785-M. Generally there not Micro ATX in size and rather ATX (bigger to help displace heat) Large HS's, and that includes over the mosfets which in essence are voltage regulators. Also any quality mobo will have 8 to 2 power phase and not 4 to 1. Check out the MSI 790 forums and you'll see what no mosfet cooling can do. Starts a fire lol. Plus if you ask around or just look at what others run with that cpu maybe that will give you a better idea of what can/should be OC'd and what shouldn't. It's your call, I'm just sharing my opinion here, take it only for whatever it's worth ok? The after market mosfets heat sinks will help yes, but doesn't it say something when the manufacturer doesn't have them as part of the design? That's my
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I'll be the first to say that I'm not the expert of all, but here is just one article that helped convince me of what that mobo actually has under the hood.
http://mattgadient.com/2010/08/15/as...stock-voltage/
Please don't be offended, it was not my intent ok? I had fairly good luck with my x2, but just look at any quality enthusiast mobo. They'll have a lot of features not found on the M4A785-M. Generally there not Micro ATX in size and rather ATX (bigger to help displace heat) Large HS's, and that includes over the mosfets which in essence are voltage regulators. Also any quality mobo will have 8 to 2 power phase and not 4 to 1. Check out the MSI 790 forums and you'll see what no mosfet cooling can do. Starts a fire lol. Plus if you ask around or just look at what others run with that cpu maybe that will give you a better idea of what can/should be OC'd and what shouldn't. It's your call, I'm just sharing my opinion here, take it only for whatever it's worth ok? The after market mosfets heat sinks will help yes, but doesn't it say something when the manufacturer doesn't have them as part of the design? That's my
My bad, I am not offended and certainly didn't mean to come off as such. I see what you are saying and I read that same review. I just received an Amazon gift card, so someone find me a good mobo to get instead then! (If its DDR3 thats ok).
    
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How much would you like to spend lol?

Hey, what case do you have NZXT ???? If it's a M59 like mine I'll tell you to pickup a Crosshair IV Formula like mine then invite to play at the big boys thread lol, just teasin ya. Just curious about the case and if you like it.
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How much would you like to spend lol?

Hey, what case do you have NZXT ???? If it's a M59 like mine I'll tell you to pickup a Crosshair IV Formula like mine then invite to play at the big boys thread lol, just teasin ya. Just curious about the case and if you like it.
Ehhh probably in the $80-100 range.

As for the case, yes it is the M59 haha
    
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Take a look at this. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131668


$99.99 after mail in rebate
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Its gotta be from Amazon, but yeah I saw that... Ok maybe its time to step back and ask if its worth it. I can return my current board ($50 - $10 shipping back to newegg) for a higher clock... Worth it?

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Also means buying new RAM.
    
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Could go as low as these $49.99 plus 2.99 shipping http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231317




or better with these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231278 for 64.99 and free shipping


better still http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231321 $74.99 plus 2.99 shipping

just a few ideas is all.
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Could go as low as these $49.99 plus 2.99 shipping http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231317




or better with these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231278 for 64.99 and free shipping


better still http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231321 $74.99 plus 2.99 shipping

just a few ideas is all.
Thanks, though I am still having issues deciding if it is all worth it. And preferably I'd like to get 8GB of RAM, but we'll see.
    
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