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Nice one, I'll be hopefully getting one in January, let me know your thoughts when you have had a good play with it. (that sounds so wrong lol)
 
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firstly id like to join as i picked up an Fx8350 today and will be fitting it tomorrow

secondly has anyone swapped out a phenomII for one, but kept the Os as it is , are there likely to be issues i havent forseen ?:)
I did for a couple days. But there were some strange things happening with aero, which I think turned out to be a graphics driver issue paired with never having installed a windows update ever. Lol. So I reinstalled windows and updated it and it seems fine. Idk for sure if I really needed to tho.
 
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I did for a couple days. But there were some strange things happening with aero, which I think turned out to be a graphics driver issue paired with never having installed a windows update ever. Lol. So I reinstalled windows and updated it and it seems fine. Idk for sure if I really needed to tho.
I installed Win 7 x64 on my SSD. And I left my original OS in tact. Now I am Dual Booting because I didn't want to back up anything. This is the easiest way.:)
I game on my SSD and do everything else on my original Install.
 
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I installed Win 7 x64 on my SSD. And I left my original OS in tact. Now I am Dual Booting because I didn't want to back up anything. This is the easiest way.:)
I game on my SSD and do everything else on my original Install.
My systems showing four cores in everything stil?? Might have to reinstall it all
 
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My systems showing four cores in everything stil?? Might have to reinstall it all
Have you tried running Ghostbuster and removed all entries related to the Phenom II in your OS?
 
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hi guys, tried ghostbuster and i succesfully removed phenomII ghosts but still no luck, im preppeing for a big wipe format still(backing up stuff etc) as i cant get more then four cores seen still, im no registry mechanic and ive had little experience in registry tweeking so i probably am going to go for a full wipe anyways.

oh i did try a win8 update for 25 quids , thought it might sort my issues out and keep it all as it is, dont bother guys it failed to update mine and im still on 7 , microsoft suck ass still it seems:shadedshu

cant Oc the thing yet till ive it running right Gdamn it
 
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hi guys, tried ghostbuster and i succesfully removed phenomII ghosts but still no luck, im preppeing for a big wipe format still(backing up stuff etc) as i cant get more then four cores seen still, im no registry mechanic and ive had little experience in registry tweeking so i probably am going to go for a full wipe anyways.

oh i did try a win8 update for 25 quids , thought it might sort my issues out and keep it all as it is, dont bother guys it failed to update mine and im still on 7 , microsoft suck ass still it seems:shadedshu

cant Oc the thing yet till ive it running right Gdamn it
It sounds like it's a bios issue. You using the newest bios version? At the very least you should be showing 8-Cores. Did you try to clear the CMOS, it may still show you got a 4 -Core PII.
Go into the bios and see how many cores are enabled. Let us know...
 
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It sounds like it's a bios issue. You using the newest bios version? At the very least you should be showing 8-Cores. Did you try to clear the CMOS, it may still show you got a 4 -Core PII.
Go into the bios and see how many cores are enabled. Let us know...
A full fresh win8 install fixed my core count issue,more the fresh install tho.
Win 8s a bit dubiouse but ive found my pumps tobe near death so coolant not really flowin atm not good ocins on hold
 
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I was in Ivy Bridge land.



Nothing yet. Stuff arrives soon though! I'll have some results in a few days.[/QUOTE
same here . New pump and goodies due for yet another rebuild :)] finally get to oc my pumps scarcely pumpin and um stuck at stock seems to be more convecting heat away then pumping it.
 
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So I'm running stable at 4.71 on the 8320, but, this board isn't exactly the best for pushing the volts. Vdroop all over (No matter which LLC option is used). But for $99, its a pretty damn good board (Gigabyte 970 UD3). Worked with the 8320 out of the box, and its rev 1.2 (non uefi bios version). Chip will do 5GHz+, but for how inconsistent the voltage is, I'm sticking with 4.71 for 24/7 use.

It's nice to have a challenge with overclocking again. Everything is such a bore since Sandy Bridge came out. Heck, I also gotta admit, its nice to see a standard award BIOS again as well. [0_o]/
 
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So what voltage is it taking?
 
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So what voltage is it taking?
For 4.71 (205x23), its needing about 1.47v. But since it has some vdroop issues, it will hit 1.504v during 100% load and then drop back down to 1.47v, fluctuating between 1.47v to 1.504v. during stress testing. During gaming or normal benching, its highest voltage is around 1.48v.Only prime95 and intel burn test get it to reach 1.504v.
 
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And how are you finding performance in games Johnny? Interested as I'll be upgrading soon from my 4100.
 
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Performance wise, honestly, it feels no different then my Ivy Bridge rig. I could run a direct comparison between a 3570K-GTX 660 ti setup vs a FX 8320-GTX 660 ti setup and I'm sure the frame rates will basically be the same (I'll try and do this if I have the time). I may even make a video.
 
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For 4.71 (205x23), its needing about 1.47v. But since it has some vdroop issues, it will hit 1.504v during 100% load and then drop back down to 1.47v, fluctuating between 1.47v to 1.504v. during stress testing. During gaming or normal benching, its highest voltage is around 1.48v.Only prime95 and intel burn test get it to reach 1.504v.
Sounds alot like mine. Mine uses a tad less at that speed but starts getting hungry at 4.8. Upwards of 1.5 to boot
 
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I cantget my 8350 stable at 5ghz on my board either. It will boot just fine but any load at all its not stable. Even with like 1.65v is as high as Ive gone still not stable.
 
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I cantget my 8350 stable at 5ghz on my board either. It will boot just fine but any load at all its not stable. Even with like 1.65v is as high as Ive gone still not stable.
What are your temps at? Usually going higher than 60 degrees on the core means instability(atleast with my chip, if its relevant)
 
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I cantget my 8350 stable at 5ghz on my board either. It will boot just fine but any load at all its not stable. Even with like 1.65v is as high as Ive gone still not stable.
A lot of the times, its not the CPU getting too hot, its the VRMs (Thats the case with my board at least). Thats easily remidied by pointing a medium to high RPM fan on the mosfet/vrm area(s) to keep them cool during stability testing.