Originally Posted by Tobuk
push it until it's not stable,
i have my 3700+ running 3Ghz all the time, load temps of ~42 or so.
Originally Posted by Jimboe
What happens when you push past 55? I have heard of Intel proccessors going much higher than 55.....Why can't an AMD?
Originally Posted by ED209
ive just brought this processer with the K&N pro SLI gigbyte board and a 6800GS card. ive overclocked my P4 3.2ghz to 4ghz stable but dunno how AMD overclocking works.
anyone able to give me some tips on what i need 2 took at etc?
Originally Posted by Ste
You could probably go as high as 65C according to the specs from AMD. These CPUs don't thermal throttle though like Intels, so if it gets too hot it'll just explode/fry. Personally, there's no way I'd risk my CPU getting anywhere near 55C. Not worth the risk IMO.