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AMD Phenom II X6 2.8ghz stock - 4ghz OC - safe temps?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by satanicguardian, Jan 16, 2011.

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  1. satanicguardian

    satanicguardian Thread Starter

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    Ok guys i just got my 1055T to 4004mhz, what is an ideal temp it should idle and be under full load at?;)
     
  2. inuyasha320

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    according to amd, the max temperature for the CPU is 62C

    http://products.amd.com/en-us/Deskt...2=&f3=&f4=&f5=&f6=&f7=&f8=&f9=&f10=&f11=&f12=

    65C is ok also just don't get into the 70's

    PS be sure to prime 95 test the CPU for at least 8 hours (24 hours recommended, you can do other stuff while the 24 hour test is going)

    The phenom's have a problem when overclocking, you can get them to a high clock speed and pass a 8 hour prime 95 test but during a 24 hour test, if the overclock is not 100% stable you will see a problem like you will be working on something and the PC suddenly freezes 100% the mouse wont move, the keyboard wont respond and you need to do a hard reset.

    Don't count your CPU as 100% stable until you do a 24 hour test, the last thing you want is for the pc to freeze while typing up a report or freeze after 10 hours of rendering a 3d model just to have to start all over because it froze.
     
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    First of all, does the system pass any stability test at that speed?

    Next idle temp should be in the low 30s with max at 55-60C; no higher. As an example my overclocked 965 [running @4.0] idles at 32C or so and gets to 55C while running prime95.

    Remember there is NO safe overclock. Do not overclock with parts you cannot afford to replace.
     
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