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post #1 of 24
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Is it cool if i try to push a 4.1 ghz OC on my cpu? if everything is at stock? i think i've maxed it out for this chip, but im at stock voltages and running prime at 1.45, which is stock for this board. Everything is running cool, but i don't want to take the risk...what ya'll think?

I'm just using the multiplier....
post #2 of 24
1.45 volts for 4.1 GHz? Nice chip if it does that stable.

If your temps are staying below 63c then you're fine with the overclock.
post #3 of 24
go for it!
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post #4 of 24
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yes, i've done 4 ghz stable, with good temps (49c)...now im at.........54 c, and don't hoping it doesnt go higher...of course..........ambient temps are a little warmer........
post #5 of 24
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but i'm not touching my voltages on the board, i have a 4+1 board, with mosfet coolers, so no voltage pushes for me....
post #6 of 24
Um... guys aren;t you worried this one may bite the dust like so many have before. It is a 4+1 board... I personally wouldn't go higher...at all unless you like fried VRMs and the smell of burnt electonics, plus a haze of the "mysterious blue smoke".

And even not pushing the voltage, the chip is still pulling a lot of amps... it isn't the voltage that kills it, it the amps required to push the chip. The more power the chip pulls, the more strain it puts on the mofsets. Pull too much, took quickly or too hard, and you can blow something up. I would be careful if I were you and make sure you got some air going over your mofsets.
 
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post #7 of 24
I wouldnt risk it too much, 4GHz is pretty good for a Phenom, and those 54ºC seem a little scary...
I always try to keep mine below 40's at stock and below 50's with OC..
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post #8 of 24
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So....even if i'm not pushing voltages passed stock, it can still go overboard??????? if so, i'll leave it be....


sorry, i'm just punishing my pc lately lol
post #9 of 24
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62c is the highest recommened....
im at 54, and went has high has 60 months ago.......however, my voltages are at stock..
post #10 of 24
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sorry. im stupid,
i turned it off...why am i doing this to my pc which i love so much?? i've got a good chip, but i dont need to blow up my mb. dang bourbon, you get risky. lol. thanks guys...
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