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What's the MAX voltage i can put through my chip using a 4+1 power phase? Heard horror stories of people trying to reach 4Ghz. Would like to try though
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Just buy some little copper heatsinks like so , have good airflow around the mosfets and you will be good to go however high you want. With no heatsinks and no airflow around there I would be scared to go past 1.4v on a quad like yours.
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I've run 1.55v on my chip (which happens to be the maximum voltage suggested by AMD IIRC) and haven't run into any issues. I also have 4+1 Phase power, albeit I have VRM cooling.
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Originally Posted by imadude10 View Post
I've run 1.55v on my chip (which happens to be the maximum voltage suggested by AMD IIRC) and haven't run into any issues. I also have 4+1 Phase power, albeit I have VRM cooling.
Phenom II x3 stock is 95W, you're on the safer side here though MSI boards are still the riskiest.

@OP Put some mosfet heatsinks on a board made by a reliable manufacturer (i.e. not MSI, those boards have blown despite mosfet heatsinks) and you should be good up to 1.475-1.5V.
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