Topic Title: amd fx 8-core black edition 3.10GHz
Topic Summary: Guidence on overclocking
Created On: 12/27/2012 12:51 PM
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 12/27/2012 12:51 PM
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hello, Can anyone give me some tips in regards overclocking an AMD FX 8CORE BLACK EDITION

Cpu: AMD FX-Series FX-8120 Black Edition Eight Core Processor (3.10 GHz, 16MB Cache, Socket AM3+, 125W, 3 Year Warranty, Retail Boxed)

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 Motherboard (Socket AM3+, Up to 16GB DDR3, USB 3.0, uATX)

Ram: Corsair CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 16GB 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 Vengeance Memory Four Module Kit

Cooler: Antec Kuhler H2O 620 Liquid Cooling System


Graphic's card: asus GTS450 1GB GDDR5




 12/27/2012 02:47 PM
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I'd advise against overclocking. Why? Because that motherboard has a 760g chipset, which lacks the improved cooling as well as additional stability features of 790/890/990 based motherboards. And with your weak GTS 450, there is no need to overclock it.

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