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Hello guys!

I am putting together a new rig.
870-G45 MSI board
8 GB Hynx ram
5750 Radeon
1090T x6 processor

I am looking to over clock this slightly, I want to get 20ghz of processing power, that number sounds cool to me.

to do this I only need to step up the 3.2 to 3.3333 per core or 3.4
I have heard these processors are stable. so I don't think it will be a problem.


Will I have to upgrade the ram that I bought in orer to support the faster speeds?
I bought pc3 10600. @ 1333 mhz.

I have also read about the turbo core where the processor shuts down 3 corse to self over clock the other 3 @ 3.7. I was wondering if this is a positive or a negative thing? Should I turn this off?


ALSO i bought the first phenom that was released years ago 2.5 quad and loved it.
So im looking to upgrade again.

This might be the wrong place for this but I have a radeon 5750. I was wondering what is the difference between the 5750 and the 5770? is it negligible? or is there a big difference?

Sorry if these questions are silly.

thanks for your time,
Jason
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post #2 of 21
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Also I have an A-power AK series 680w powersupply.
Is this thing crappy?
should I get a better one?
if so what is your recommendation, im not looking to power the world, and I don't need it to be superior quality. midline decent should do.

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post #3 of 21
Cpu core speeds dont' stack.

All you do is change the base clock to about 3.333 divided by 14. That will give you a clock speed of 3.333. All you have to do. You RAM will be slightly OCed but barely any. 680w is more then enough for your system.
Edited by Zackcy - 4/8/11 at 2:26pm
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post #4 of 21
Disable turbo core, disable cool n' quiet, disable c1e. After that up your multi so you have 3.4GHz, and increase your cpu voltage to 1.3v - should be fine.
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post #5 of 21
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Originally Posted by jpcramer View Post
Also I have an A-power AK series 680w powersupply.
Is this thing crappy?
should I get a better one?
if so what is your recommendation, im not looking to power the world, and I don't need it to be superior quality. midline decent should do.

thanks again
Yes that is quite a bad PSU. If you're looking for something better get something from corsair, seasonic, or antec in the 550-650w range.
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post #7 of 21
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Originally Posted by iinversion View Post
Disable turbo core, disable cool n' quiet, disable c1e. After that up your multi so you have 3.4GHz, and increase your cpu voltage to 1.3v - should be fine.
While disabling turbo core is good for OCING, it's pointless if your OC is not higher then your Turbo core frequency. Also disabling cool n quiet is completely pointless.
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post #8 of 21
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Originally Posted by Zackcy View Post
While disabling turbo core is good for OCING, it's pointless if your OC is not higher then your Turbo core frequency. Also disabling cool n quiet is completely pointless.
How is disabling Cool N' Quiet pointless? It can reduce CPU speed and Voltage.

If you want 3.4GHz + turbo core then just leave turbo core enabled, if you just want 3.4GHz keep it off. But disable Cool N' Quiet unless you want your system underclocking/undervolting your cpu.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cool%27n%27Quiet
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post #9 of 21
Thread Starter 
wow thanks for all the help guts that was so QUICK!

Would I be ok using the stock heatsink?
or would an after market be better?

Also does the type of thermal paste matter at all?

Thanks
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You should be fine with the stock heatsink/cooler/paste up to around 3.7GHz but that's pushing it. I recommend no more than a 3.6GHz 24/7 OC with the stock stuff. If you just want 3.4GHz + turbo you'll be fine.
Edited by iinversion - 4/8/11 at 7:07pm
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