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It's physically impossible for the chip to explode in that fashion.

At worst it'll burn and smell bad.
Well...

It does have a vaporisation point at 2355°C so if you can get it that high theoretically..
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post #12 of 25
Yes it will blow up on the 21st of the 12th 2012, tearing a hole in the fabric of reality...JK

Na your good your mobo will soak it up before the cpu goes pop, and that's only if the safety features of modern mobo's or cpu's fail.
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well depending on what chipp you got, and batch number.... you might have a huge explosion..... you might even have a nuclear explosion depending on how many volts and temp it gets too.

a rough gide to get it to explde is push about 5 volts through it and take the cooler off and throw water at it... you will have a nice xfx for a movie or somthing
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post #14 of 25
If your using X6 processor and 4+1 board running 1.45 volts+, yes.

If your on any intel chip your basically safe.

Any 8+2 is basically safe too on AMD side

And modern power supplys have overvolt protection, so house fires aren't possible, touch wood.
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post #16 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by SpeedNuggeT View Post
If your using X6 processor and 4+1 board running 1.45 volts+, yes.

If your on any intel chip your basically safe.

Any 8+2 is basically safe too on AMD side

And modern power supplys have overvolt protection, so house fires aren't possible, touch wood.
I have a 4+1 phase board.

Oh noez.
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I love that those guys just walked up and hand pulled off the cooler. Funny video overall.
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Yup,it'll asplode.
Better get a Intel.
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post #19 of 25
anything close to an explosion would be a pop or maybe some smoke, not from the actual CPU but rather from a VRM (voltage regulator module), the more power phases on your board the better when overclocking. the risk of fire is quite low, but not impossible. most components lack the materials to combust in any normal situation, just remember that heat is your worst enemy and reduces the life of your components, its important to monitor temperatures. PM me if you have any questions
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That vid is no real....
 
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