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Overclocking Athlon X4 880K

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Been trying to OC my 880k, but cannot get it past 4.2 Ghz. Tried touching my FSB, and honestly I don't know how to use voltages when it comes to OC'ing. Help?
 
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Reset my CMOS, back to stock. What should I do?
 

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Could you explain what you mean by can't get past 4.2GHz

Also i wouldn't touch voltages to much. Cooler won't handle to much.
 
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Could you explain what you mean by can't get past 4.2GHz

Also i wouldn't touch voltages to much. Cooler won't handle to much.
Using Graphical and the BIOS it just wont push past 4.2 without becoming unstable, originally had it pegged at 4.35 but it BSOD'd when I started AIDA-64.
 

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Only adjust the multiplier and vcore, minor bumps
 
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Update! Currently sitting at 4.4 GHz with idle temps of 42C with load temps of 78C. Still kinda hot for my taste, but gonna definitely get a Corsair H60 when I get the chance.
 

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You have to remember that the AMD APUs don't have soldered heat spreaders, they just use thermal paste between the die and the heat spreader. So their Temps are always hot.
 

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You have to remember that the AMD APUs don't have soldered heat spreaders, they just use thermal paste between the die and the heat spreader. So their Temps are always hot.
Not true if you have proper cooling

I had a A10-6800K @5GHz and under full load never broke 70°C

And a A10-7850K @4.8GHz under full load that barely saw 68°C
 
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Not true at you have proper cooling

I had a A10-6800K @5GHz and under full load never broke 70°C

And a A10-7850K @4.8GHz under full load that barely saw 68°C
Hey quick question, unrelated, if I wanted to start a thread about certifications where would it go?
 
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Hey quick question, unrelated, if I wanted to start a thread about certifications where would it go?
General hardware forum probably or here in this section.

I don't see the point in the h60 it's such a weak cooler, either go with a strong water cooler or don't go water at all, just my opinion.
 
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General hardware forum probably or here in this section.

I don't see the point in the h60 it's such a weak cooler, either go with a strong water cooler or don't go water at all, just my opinion.
Hmm, what would you recommend?
 
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The h100 series of corsair is a lot better.
 

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You need more cooling 78C under load is why it is crashing with anything more. After you get cooling under control start playing with temps. My crap A6-7400K is at 4.6ghz stock volts on a single fan H50. Dead stable and has been at that clock for almost a year now.
 
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You need more cooling 78C under load is why it is crashing with anything more. After you get cooling under control start playing with temps. My crap A6-7400K is at 4.6ghz stock volts on a single fan H50. Dead stable and has been at that clock for almost a year now.
Its been stable for the past 4 days, no hiccups. But I am definitely gonna change my cooling situation. Also I was crashing before, because I had clocked my voltage up to much, haven't even touched it this time around. No crashes recently so I will keep my OC and get a better cooler ASAP.
 
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Not true if you have proper cooling

I had a A10-6800K @5GHz and under full load never broke 70°C

And a A10-7850K @4.8GHz under full load that barely saw 68°C
Ummm...70°C is the thermal throttle point for those APUs...
 

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hmm and i thought APUs were supposed to run cooler than CPUs.
 

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So me an OCCT graph that runs for a couple hours, and then I'll believe that.



My 6800K and 7850K both throttle at 70°C.
If i still had the system i would love to

No reason to lie about it bro :rockout:
 
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