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(Help!) amd Fx-4170 overclocking

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March 15, 2013 9:55:42 PM

So i got an amd fx-4170 heard it was great at overclocking so i tried to overclock with the asus program to 4.8 but the temps are way!!! high im using a "Cooler Master RR-V6GT-22PK-R1 V6 GT Multi-Socket CPU Cooler" and dont know why the temps are so high any help would be apriciated o and the mother moard is a "ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 AM3+ Motherboard"

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March 15, 2013 10:02:52 PM

voltages to high? it starts at 4.2ghz, so +600mhz shouldnt produce that much extra heat. u sure its seat properly? and used enough thermal paste?
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March 15, 2013 10:04:06 PM

Every chip is different. Some overclock better than others. If you can't get the speed you want it might not be obtainable without better cooling.
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March 15, 2013 10:06:51 PM

Alright taking apart and making sure its seated properly and has enough thermal paste
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March 15, 2013 11:41:11 PM

Well took it all apart (witch sucked!) put new layer of artic silver and made sure it was seated properly i have 4 case fans so i know its got good airflow and i get to 59C on prime 95 under full load and 34c idle at 4.5 it sucks i can get it higher but thanks for the help every one!
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March 15, 2013 11:46:31 PM

Wait what should the voltages be!? Im using asus ai suite and under full load it says Vcor 1.440V is that to high!? I never messed with the voltage:o 
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