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4+1 power phase and 1055t

post #1 of 5
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I'm doing a client budget gaming build with a budget of $500.
I was able to squeeze in an 1055t with a $40 asus am3 board with 4+1 phase power.
Is this a bad idea? I figured since the entire system will be running at stock, 4+1 isn't too big of a deal but I don't want to end up frying the board after it's been on for a long period of time.

Oh also the VRMs have a cooler.
post #2 of 5
You should post a link to the board.
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post #3 of 5
At stock it will be fine on 4+1, even without heatsinks. Any overclocking will be be a bad idea though
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post #4 of 5
Should be fine if the power phase is a quality one (as with most AMD chipset ASUS boards), but I don't recommend overclocking with it at all. If you've got mosfet heatsinks/a VRM cooler, you could probably be safe for moderate overclocking (i.e. 1.45V or below)
post #5 of 5
As other said, it is fine for stock but has hard time for OC. Maybe spend extra $20 to pickup a better used board if you plan to Oc later on.
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