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Old 08-05-2006, 02:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Arrow Overclocking my fx-53 :-\ 56k beware!

Well, i recently picked up an old Fx-53 for a price I Couldnt refuse.

So I started going about overclocking it.. Of course

Well in the end, i wound up getting it to windows at 2.69ghz, however it required 1.85 volts and my cpu was idleing at 53C, this is with Water Cooling... mind you

So, if you have any tips or experiences with FX series chips that you'd like to share, feel free.

Heres a screenie ya pigs!

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I was able to run 2.6 at 31 Idle on air cooling. But 2.6 was the only speed I could run for it to be stable or not overheat.
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wow.. what is your multiplier at.. you shouldnt need voltage that high
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The FX-53 needs it.
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1.8v??? i doubt any processor should be running at that voltage
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Well, if i kept it any lower at those speeds, it would just blue screen at windows...
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i don't think 2.7 is worth the overclock if its that hot idol

how high is your fsb?? and what is your multiplier at?
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When i tok that screenie, it was at 207 mhz with a 13x multi

Also i attribute the excruciatingly high temps to the hot day it occured on

90F ambient
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wow... i don't see why you need that much voltage for a only 7 mhz change in fsb.. that is very odd...
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