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can someone answer me before i blow my computer up ahahah
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msi used junk vrm's. too much voltage = high temps. REALLY HIGH temps til....POOF!!!!!!!
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ur talking MOSFET correct?
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post #14 of 17
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Originally Posted by FlawleZ View Post
What?!?

The cases of blown VRM's are with Thubans. MANY people push the Deneb's 125W AND 140W just fine on MSI boards.
This is perhaps the case on the 790FX-GD70/890FXA-GD70, but not for anything lower than that. Many of these boards have failed at stock speeds.

Usually MOSFETs that catch fire. Sometimes they don't catch fire, but fail just the same.
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post #15 of 17
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Originally Posted by RushMore1205 View Post
hey guys so i have a cheap-o MSI board that i got for free when i bought the amd phenom 2 x2 560 black edition

i have manged with your help to unlock it to a quad core and got it stable at 3.8ghz, at 1.45 v

now i need your help to go higher, im not sure what to do with all the other voltages

im also just OCing it through the multiplier option that it has
I had 2 560(B60 X4) that hit 4.0ghz without a problem.
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Originally Posted by FlawleZ View Post
Unlocked and at 3.8Ghz is already doing very good for that CPU. You MIGHT see 3.9-4.0 but few 500 series unlock and overclock that high stable. Have you tested stability already with Prime/Linx/Intelburn etc?
This guy don't know that he is talking about. Most PHENOM II 5** series has a 50-50 shot of unlocking.
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post #16 of 17
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i have the MSI 885 i believe
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post #17 of 17
I would lock those cores get a better mobo then try again.
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