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with a corsair h70 in a haf x case, how much can i overclock a 990x?
    
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> 1 mhz.
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4.5GHz.
     
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what about with the xspc rasa RX360 kit?
    
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Originally Posted by ninox999 View Post
what about with the xspc rasa RX360 kit?
it really depends on the chip. but its pretty much guarantee to 4.4ghz at the least.

i recommend getting good TIM like Antec formula 7 or MX-4
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Originally Posted by ninox999 View Post
with a corsair h70 in a haf x case, how much can i overclock a 990x?
A full blown water cooling kit will always cool your temps lower than the H70. If you want to know what O.C. you can achieve that depends on to many things. To give you a firm answer is near impossible as every component will act differently than the next. However you can find ball park estimates of what others have achieved and then do some fine tuning to get the most efficient/stable O.C.
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post #7 of 12
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Originally Posted by ninox999 View Post
with a corsair h70 in a haf x case, how much can i overclock a 990x?
I'm using the Antex Kuhler 620 (similar to the H70) in a Corsaid 800D case, and am getting 4.52Mhz LinX-stable.
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no one can tell you. just gotta do it yourself. trial and error. report back to us
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post #9 of 12
There is no guarantee with overclocks when you buy a chip. It's not even guaranteed to run faster than stock settings (well, higher than turbo boost boosts it)
 
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post #10 of 12
till you bsod and crash or till you smell smoke then turn it down a notch thats how far you can overclock

but its hard to say because ever chip is unique and there is no set limit on overclocking the exact same model cpu even from the same batch there are just too many variables to say what can and cant be done
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