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ok since the temps have been gettin abit cooler (ambient) here ive decided to overclock my cpu again currently ive got it at 3.5ghz and running at around 65-68degrees on max load.
would it be worth over clocking it some more?

(using stock heatsink)
Edited by IXcrispyXI - 3/20/11 at 6:44pm
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post #2 of 6
I don't recommend going higher than 70C.
Get a better cooler first.
The Hyper 212+ is kick ass for the price.
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yea ive heard some ppl say dont go over 70 but alot more say 80 is the limit so not sure what too believe lol
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I recommend noctua NH-D14
    
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I would recommend getting a new heatsink first... your temps, though tolerable, are still getting high in my books. I do 4.0Ghrz and stay under 45 with the hyper212. Great buy. Easy on the wallet.
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I would recommend getting a new heatsink first... your temps, though tolerable, are still getting high in my books. I do 4.0Ghrz and stay under 45 with the hyper212. Great buy. Easy on the wallet.
yea thats the next thing im gettin once i get my gpu
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