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Windows 7: overclocking amd phenom ii x4 b45 processor

25 Dec 2015   #1
MyNameIsDaniel

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
overclocking amd phenom ii x4 b45 processor

from amd athlon ii x3 445 unlocked the 4th core to amd phenom ii x4 b45 processor with 3.10GHz

amd athlon ii x3 445 temp C idle = 40C ~ 50C . Gaming 50C ~ 70C on 3.10GHZ

amd phenom ii x4 b45 processor temp C idle 45C ~ 55C . Gaming 60C ~ 75C on 3.10GHZ

i overclock amd phenom ii x4 b45 processor to 3.71GHz temp C idle = 50C ~ 60C . gaming 60C ~ 80C

sorry for my bad english

but can u guys give me a feedback about my amd phenom ii x4 b45 processor temp is it okey ? thanks in advance

and also my power option is high proformence 100% 100% xD


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26 Dec 2015   #2
unrealRage

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Hello.

What software did you use to check your temps?Or did you checked with BIOS?
As far as for temps goes:
x3 445 3.10GHz - not bad temps (but 70C is a bit high)
x4 b45 3.10GHz - also not bad temps (but be cautious,75C is maximum suggested temperature for your processor,going beyond may harm your cpu)
x4 b45 3.71GHz - semi-high idle temperatures ,80C while gaming is little worrying

I suggest you to apply new thermal paste (if you haven't already) if so get a better cooler.
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26 Dec 2015   #3
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot
 
 

75C is the max I would let that CPU get to. 80C can cause damage to the CPU.

Get a better cooler, or go for an all in one water cooling kit if you plan to OC that chip.

Also, cores are locked for a reason, usually because they don't work properly from the factory. Be prepared for some potential instability when using that fourth core, especially if you are overclocking.

Also, you unlocked an Athlon II X3, that makes it an Athlon II X4, not a Phenom. They are two different architectures. The Phenom B45 has 6 MB of L3 cache, and your chip has none. You'll be very disappointed if you compare benchmarks to an actual Phenom. Your CPU is more likely an Athlon II X4 645 with the core unlocked, at least the specs are the same.
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26 Dec 2015   #4
MyNameIsDaniel

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

thanks for the feedback > // the software i use to check my temp is core temp ..
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