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AMD CPU can take very little heat, so try to keep your temperatures under 50. just like for intel you keep your temp under 80. mine usually runs in the low 70s (75 C max).
Tjunction for intel i7 9xx is 99 C.
not sure for AMD. try downloading coretemp.
my coretemp start having a warning sound when my temp get over 80.
so you should stay at around 15-20 C less than Tjunction to be safe. (99-80=19)
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Yeah instead of multiplier only overclocking, try playing with lower multipliers but higher HTT. EX: 4.05GHz = 15 x 270. Don't forget to lower memory divider, NB multi and HT multi to compensate for higher HTT speeds.
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Sounds good, I'll try a mixed multi/fsb approach.

Can anyone confirm that 3.8ghz cpu/2.8ghz nb is faster than 4.0ghz/2.6ghz nb? I use the rig mosty for gaming.
    
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