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New Machine, AMD FX 6100 and Asus M5A78L-M LX is good ?

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by StanMen, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. StanMen New Member

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    Hey guys! it was long time cince my last post i have a new machine build so i want to know if it good;

    CPU; AMD FX6100 BlackEdition Unlocked 3.3Ghz stock cooler
    Motherboard; ASUS M5A78L-M LX
    PSU; NOX NXsires 620 Watt
    RAM; DDR3 Vingance 8Gb BLUE
    HDD; 320GB SATA 3.5 WD BLUE CAVIAR
    OS; Windows 7 64Bit SP1
    Case; Zalman Z11

    the grafic cad is Gigabyte HD 6870 OC 3 fanns.

    Guys do you think is a good and combination ?
    and i want OC that CPU to 6.0Ghz its possible on liquid cooling Corsair H70 ? :rockout:
     
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    your combination like my rig FX 6100 can handle nicely HD6870 so far but the 6ghz maybe difficult to reach it with water cooling cuz U must be need voltage bumps around 1.6v for daily it is worse
     
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    I think 6Ghz is probably out of the question for 24/7 use with out a pretty beastly water-cooling setup, and even then I don't think it will be possible. Aim for 4.5-5.0Ghz and you should be pretty happy with the performance.
     
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    Hey, things we need to know, what is your budget? What type of build were you after, high end gaming rig, midrange gaming rig or just your everyday computer:toast:

    I guess you haven't heard, AMD's bulldozer has aids:laugh:.....I recommend Intel's 1155 socket platform:)...an 2500K, cheap motherboard that supports 1155 CPU's :toast: (Too many too list:eek:).....the RAM you chose seems decent enough:toast:

    I was going to recommend an 60GB SSD for Win7 and basic applications and a storage Drive bigger then 320GB but it seems your on a strict budget:toast:
     
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    You're going to burn that board getting anywhere near 4.6Ghz. Pretty sure it's rated for 125W max.
     
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    Hey ! guys thanks very much it was very caind from you to telling me the best ! ok so now as i get my CPU and mobo instaled in my bench i do some tests and i will post some sistem pics as i do always :D and yha JATownes thanks for recomending me OC and you know you right about that i beter stay on 4.5 Ghz or 5.0 Ghz depend on the how thing going on OC, i must be very precise with voltages to have it stable, and i have possibility to have one XFX HD 5870 OC insted of HD6870, i know that HD5870 is an top hight range graphic card so :toast:

    chears guys! and thanks and tell me one more thing the power supply is good right ? :D

    i has one PSU from Corsair 500W its good PSU but is not good for this sistem :/
     
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    oh i have ben seen that on 4.2 Ghz OC on idle is pull up to 159W so if i get it to 4.5 may be is up to 167W or 170W idle :D he so i need to see the things wen i OC CPU :D he
     
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    larger HD ?
     
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    You might want to consider i3 chips if your primary purpose is gaming.
     
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    I'd go Socket 1155 with an i5 (2500k if you want to OC) since it will outperform an FX-6100 any day of the week.
     
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    2500K is almost definitely out of the budget if he is aiming for FX6100. 2100 or 2120 is more sensible I think.
     
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    To expand off your post; here's a nice little review with the cpu's at stock.
    http://ht4u.net/reviews/2011/amd_fx_6100_4100_review/


    No offense; what you are going to see is smoke and flames coming from your board if you go anywhere above 4.4Ghz.
     
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    Same conclusion of OP primarily uses single thread programs.

    Of course its better to stick with FX6100 if he is doing lots of multithreaded stuff.
     
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    Agree 100%... power use is exponential after 4.2-4.4 ghz. I wouldn't go past 4.2.

    if you're going to do it anyway just keep a camcorder running so you can post a video of your board burning up for youtube.
     
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    Thanks guys ! thanks you for your advice! and for your time, so i now got almos all my payment i just waiting for day 11 to get my stuff CPU and MOBO ;) and as soon i get it i will post you my choice :D For now is sicret as i did say in my first post i wil get somthing good for gaming yes ! yes! yes! milion times yes! is for gaming and multitasking also, i will get betwin i7 2600K and 2500k and AMD FX! :roll:
     

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