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well got a new scythe katanaIII cooler, my temps seemed to hover around 30 c with the stock amd cooler. now @ 24 idle overclocked to 3.5 ghz w/ a 17.5 x multiplier. everytime i push it to 18x multi i get reboots.....any advice?
 

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well i wasnt sure how much is safe......so no , i didnt
 
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i mean 3.5 is good i hope...i just thought i could go higher since my temps seem pretty low.
 
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if you are using overdrive to oc, not up the vcore as it will became unstable very easily. do it through bios. Still, 3.5 is pretty good for stock vcore.
 
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im using the bios only
i just check the temps w/ od
 
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raise it in small amounts until you find a stable setting. I have seen them go quite high in the Vcore.
 

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Dude you can go over 1.4v easily if temps allow. Just go one notch at a time
 

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1.5V is max allowed for the Phenom II according to AMD. Meaning- it won't void warranty if you push it to 1.5V @ stock clocks... lol.
Pretty good tbh though. I only stick to 3,402Mhz @ 1.325V on my X4.
 
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bumped it .025 volts and upped the multi to 18 ...now @3616mhz and 23.5 c @ idle.............
 
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nice
 

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bumped it .025 volts and upped the multi to 18 ...now @3616mhz and 23.5 c @ idle.............
Nice, just try to stay under 1.5v and no more than 55 degrees Celsius. Do that and you'll be fine.
 
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added .075 volts and went to a 19 multi...no dice... temps went up 10 *c..if i was abit better at this i think i could get it to work...but im not gonna push it.
 

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added .075 volts and went to a 19 multi...no dice... temps went up 10 *c..if i was abit better at this i think i could get it to work...but im not gonna push it.
How are the temps now?
 
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im still @ 27 to 28 c* @ 3616 mhz....
 

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i havent done any "real" testing..i do know that while encoding avi to dvd video my temps do not change..and after gaming (res evil 5 and cod4 ) temps never exceed 30 c*
what program should i test with?
 

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i havent done any "real" testing..i do know that while encoding avi to dvd video my temps do not change..and after gaming (res evil 5 and cod4 ) temps never exceed 30 c*
what program should i test with?
LinX, OCCT, Prime 95
 
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i havent done any "real" testing..i do know that while encoding avi to dvd video my temps do not change..and after gaming (res evil 5 and cod4 ) temps never exceed 30 c*
what program should i test with?
To get completely stable I run my x3 720be 3.6 @ 1.47 for linpack stable.
 

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To get completely stable I run my x3 720be 3.6 @ 1.47 for linpack stable.
in case you guys don't know. linpack and linx is the same thing, LinX is just s simpler version of it.
 
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running prime95 cpus @100% for 10 minutes...temps are 34.5 *c
 

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running prime95 cpus @100% for 10 minutes...temps are 34.5 *c
That's good. Stay under 55 degrees. That means you can juice it up a bit more and clock higher :)
 
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ive got it @3717 mhz now..i think i may just stay there.... i need to learn how to oc my ram
 

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ive got it @3717 mhz now..i think i may just stay there.... i need to learn how to oc my ram
what are your ram settings at the moment?