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Stock cooler?

What about with my old Zalman?

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I ask because I got my second gpu block and in testing the cpu block is very restrictive for some reason. I get more flow with 2 rads and 2 gpu blocks than I get with the RS 240 rad and the cpu block alone.

Is 4.5 possible?
    
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4.4 - 4.5 doesn't sound too unreasonable to be honest, some people have 4.8 on a CM 212+

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It could be, my little 92mm noctua keeps me below 60c while folding using 1.37v.

BTW I hated that mounting system with my 9700.
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It all comes down to the chip. Some require more volts some require less. But 4.5ish is the most common OC for Air. Heck, you might even get lucky and get a chip that does 5.0 on 1.1v
    
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No I already know what the chip does (on water), highest I've had it was 5.3Ghz 1.56v for a Vantage run.

5Ghz around 1.43v

4.8GHz around 1.35v
    
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No I already know what the chip does (on water), highest I've had it was 5.3Ghz 1.56v for a Vantage run.

5Ghz around 1.44v

4.8GHz around 1.35v

Give it a shot, I would think you could hold at least 4.5 with that.
 
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