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Oh yes, another Slappa post about winter air and overclocking

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Seems these new denebs have been surpassing the thubans quite a bit lately when looking at individual cores.

This 555 that I have here in my bench, has an extremely high VID (1.425V) which is normally terrible for a CPU meaning it will not overclock well. This chip did quite the opposite. Not as good as some 555's, it still managed to unlock and overclock successfully. Here is what I did last night with it at around -7C to -8C.

Core #3

890FXA-UD5

Corsair H50 chilled by cold air







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post #2 of 11
Looks great.
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How did you manage to get it -7 with a corsair h50? o.O
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you win... FATALITY.. lol wow thats nuts. I didn't even think 555's had the ability to go beyond 4.5ghz under ln2 and u did it using cold air! @_@
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Nice one Slappa!! B-E-A-UTIFULL overclock! voltage's a bit icky but woah! my 1055T would have to be around 1.65-1.7V for 5GHz lol
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How did you manage to get it -7 with a corsair h50? o.O
It's -20C outside my house right now Put my H50 out the window

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you win... FATALITY.. lol wow thats nuts. I didn't even think 555's had the ability to go beyond 4.5ghz under ln2 and u did it using cold air! @_@
These new 555's have seen some really nice clocks. A few others on XS and overclockers.com have 7GHz 555's on ln2. One guy did 5.9 on DICE on his.....therefore...i am doing a DICE run tonight.

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Nice one Slappa!! B-E-A-UTIFULL overclock! voltage's a bit icky but woah! my 1055T would have to be around 1.65-1.7V for 5GHz lol
Yeah my 1090T's best core can't even outdo this one.
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Alright Slappa, you need to move to Fort Mcmurray
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I just got my 555 yesterday, same batch number. =]

However my VID is a bit lower, 1.4025v.
Not sure if it's unlock-able yet, but I'll know in a few days.

Grats on the overclock.
    
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I just got my 555 yesterday, same batch number. =]

However my VID is a bit lower, 1.4025v.
Not sure if it's unlock-able yet, but I'll know in a few days.

Grats on the overclock.
Yours should do a little bit better than mine.

Good luck on the unlock and thank you!
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I has a question.

Can the AMD Overdrive Utility and Asus PC Probe II show sub-zero temps?

I used the H50 to cool my 550, with the window open, and of course winter temps, but temps in overdrive utility and pc probe II only showed as 1C.
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