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I have found them after... could I say sufficient amount of priming and benching.. :D

And it is true that Phenoms like cold more than volts. I would definately like to know what is the cold bug temp in agena. I've read it could be somewhere around -20C... I found that It was more stable with lower Vcore... 1.6 was too much. The sweet spot could be somewhere between 1.5-1.6V... I think my previous CPU-Z score was done with 1.5V or a few 0.0X higher
What was your test process like, you clocked each core indiviadually then test the max it will prime?

Yup the majority have cold bug issues, Its either -20 or -40 I forget.

yes I agree anything above 1.6v is futile...
 

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lol cool...:toast:
your making me wanna try the boxed cooler i got with the PII :rolleyes:
You should see the joke of a cooler that came with my 720, I'd be better of putting a crushed red bull can and blowing on it :laugh:
 

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You should see the joke of a cooler that came with my 720, I'd be better of putting a crushed red bull can and blowing on it :laugh:
Lol.... will do show man!!!! id love to see it :laugh:
 

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Literally!



Imagine bumping the Voltage up to 1.5V on a Quad/Tri and then looking at that POS:roll:
 

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hey 0c at high clocks? Hmmm.... My room temp is 22c rite now.... cpu is at 35c.... i have a can of compressed air to blow the dust off things...... i flipped it upside down and sprayed the top side of the water block..... WOW 3c!!! lol..... dam the can gets cold doing that :laugh:
 

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Here's the one that came with the PII 940

 
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I never seen a 3c cpu temp with the best water cooler,never mind a lapped stock cooler.And that phenom 940 cooler is same one that comes with 9950.
 

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lol!!!! are you fuc^ing with me?
Honestly, except it only has 1 clip instead of the 3, for even less cooling performance:laugh:

BTW the one that came with the 940, looks like the on for the 9950, Not bad at all:cool:
 

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I never seen a 3c cpu temp with the best water cooler,never mind a lapped stock cooler.And that phenom 940 cooler is same one that comes with 9950.
my point exactly..... thats why i sprayed the top of the water block..... i guesss if ya spray the stock cooler's base it will give enough ya time to do a print screenie lol
its all good though lol
 

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Honestly, except it only has 1 clip instead of the 3, for even less cooling performance:laugh:

BTW the one that came with the 940, looks like the on for the 9950, Not bad at all:cool:
it is the same cooler except one tiny add on..... it has a small spring under the clip and thats all
 

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my point exactly..... thats why i sprayed the top of the water block..... i guesss if ya spray the stock cooler's base it will give enough ya time to do a print screenie lol
its all good though lol

Spray it with Freon :confused:
 

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Spray it with Freon :confused:
What ever the hell is in a can to dust off (blow) your computer key board and such....
just take any aresol can and flip it upside down and spray it.... its colder than hell :roll:
 
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why im asking is, im in the land of extreme cold and with my H2o cooled down to abient temp of 10c..... my processor is at 12c only for less than a min after boot.... till she starts to warm up.... even though it lowers the cpu temp nicely at 10c room temp... i highly doubt Mez is really running 0c.... i call bs on bad thermal sensors or glitched out temp reading program
As I said, I don't know what the temps were at load. I am sure they were above zero. Before 3Dmark run I engaged Fusion and boost and idle temps rised to slightly above 20C. I have no thermometer or probe to stick it close to cpu.

As a reminder, I have lapped both the HS and the cooler. I had the side panel removed and it was sitting right next to the air vent. I put a few cardboard pieces to direct the airflow in the case.
 
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THIS was my highest. No way to get this validated!
 
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what kind of cpu cooler you using?.... and how cold is the ambient temp? :cool:
Didn't notice that question till now... lapped OCZ Vendetta 2 is my weapon. It is in my system specs.
 

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Its winter here and plenty cold in this house and my cpu temps never go lower than 28c.
 
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I still call BS on 0c temps
I don't claim that It was really 0C. Its what the monitoring programs are saying. The air temp outside was around -15 to -17C, cpu fan was at max speed. The air was coming straight from outside. And the idle temp was higher when I pushed the voltage. The 0C was with 1.408V Vcore and 3.2GHz. I had no time to check my temps when I hitted that 3.7GHz... I didn't want to risk my validation.
 

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i hear what your saying but still.... it gets down to -40c here and never had temps that low... i think id try a different temp program....:toast: