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Windows 7: New To Overclocking help!

25 May 2013   #11
Quadrider10

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

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You may want to use the genie and see what it nets you as well as real temps? Then you'll have some base lines to shoot for. Yes a proper OC should net slightly higher and hopefully lower voltages hence temps. Crucial to this process is the PSU's rail power supply as well as your CPU coolers capabilities. Lastly don't overclock unless you can afford to lose some components, it's like the stock market or gambling only risk what you can afford to lose.
sounds like a plan. if its sable and has no issues, then it should be close to 100% safe? also ive heard this cpu clocking to 4.8-5ghz and even 5.2 but no stable.
Yeah those chips can bang out high clocks but yes that PSU might hurt you

I suggest getting a quality 550w or 600w atleast but as of now I know you have other things going on I will do my best to net you some deals on quality Psu's I know first hand how bad and dangerous PSU can be I had a quality one go bad and I have had a motherboard blow up before not from psu crappy board but still you don't want to go out like that
wow alright note to self. do not OC with this PSU!

alright its on my list


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25 May 2013   #12
TwoCables

 

For your build, a good quality-made 400-450W PSU is more than enough. Let us know when you can buy one because I want to help you select one.
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25 May 2013   #13
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Something to consider if/when you get around to overclocking,

VRM Heatsink/Cooler MSI 970A G43.. - techPowerUp! Forums

Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 or MSI 970A-G43 AMD 970

VRM Cooling on an MSI 970A G43? - Overclocking - Overclocking

If you do decide to overclock, you may want to go modestly as most of what I can find on that board it is an accident waiting to happen as far as the VRM's go.

Also a bit of info on VRM's and AMD motherboards,

AMD Motherboards - VRM info database
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25 May 2013   #14
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
For your build, a good quality-made 400-450W PSU is more than enough. Let us know when you can buy one because I want to help you select one.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Something to consider if/when you get around to overclocking,

VRM Heatsink/Cooler MSI 970A G43.. - techPowerUp! Forums

Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 or MSI 970A-G43 AMD 970

VRM Cooling on an MSI 970A G43? - Overclocking - Overclocking

If you do decide to overclock, you may want to go modestly as most of what I can find on that board it is an accident waiting to happen as far as the VRM's go.

Also a bit of info on VRM's and AMD motherboards,

AMD Motherboards - VRM info database
Quad, the above is great advice. While you read up on your future options, take some time and enjoy your new build
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25 May 2013   #15
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Something to consider if/when you get around to overclocking,

VRM Heatsink/Cooler MSI 970A G43.. - techPowerUp! Forums

Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 or MSI 970A-G43 AMD 970

VRM Cooling on an MSI 970A G43? - Overclocking - Overclocking

If you do decide to overclock, you may want to go modestly as most of what I can find on that board it is an accident waiting to happen as far as the VRM's go.

Also a bit of info on VRM's and AMD motherboards,

AMD Motherboards - VRM info database
Yep the Mosfets suck on MSI boards they get too hot they go kaboom
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25 May 2013   #16
Quadrider10

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

thanks guys!

for rite now, i need to get ram stick and ODD after that then im getting the PSU and cooler so i got a while until then. little by little.

also i was not planning on going balls to the wall on OCing. the max i will ever go on this cpu is 4.8ghz and myabe RAM OC. thats all.

no FSB, none of that. even though i can do it. theres 2 reasons for me to OC, 1 being better gaming performance, and 2, braging rights agenst my 2 friends lol
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25 May 2013   #17
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Are you referring to the military class components I have a msi board but I'm not OCing other than just a modest boost. Think I will go with ASUS in the future, I keep hearing this about MSI. I have been happy with them so far though/
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25 May 2013   #18
Quadrider10

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

also, y can i not get the CPU temp???? of all the programs ive tried, none read correctly, but they all read the same temp. i installed controll center and its telling me a much more believeable temp that i believe is true.
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25 May 2013   #19
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Its strange but that is how software works sometimes Quad. I checked with a multi-meter and control center was spot on for my voltages. Plus you can use the remote app on your phone as a remote control for the PC
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25 May 2013   #20
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Quad,
Have you downloaded MSI Live Update 5 and run it to check for latest bios and drivers, forget some if not all of the software suggestions?
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