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Would this be any good for overclocking ?

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a b K Overclocking
February 29, 2012 12:31:17 AM

I'm running something similar. -A Coolermaster Hyper TX3 (w/2 92mm fans)

Mine has 6 heat pipes and an extra fan so it probably cools a little better than that one.

The good news is, it's better than stock cooling. The bad news is, it can only handle a 700 Mhz OC on my 1045t and that's when I "undervolt" the CPU to help keep temps down.

The chip has another 300-500 Mhz in it, but will overheat under load if I push it up there with the current cooling situation.
February 29, 2012 12:47:29 AM

so it will be ok for a little bit of overclocking ?
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a b K Overclocking
February 29, 2012 12:53:40 AM

I have no experience with that particular unit, but it *looks* like it will be able to handle a little more heat than AMD's stock coolers.
a c 150 K Overclocking
February 29, 2012 2:09:51 PM

Depends on what you are trying to overclock, case airflow, and the environment around you.
March 1, 2012 3:06:11 AM

i will be overclocking the e8500 and i have a case fan on the back i dont know what case i have and what do you mean my environment ?
a c 150 K Overclocking
March 1, 2012 4:57:26 AM

How hot it is, ambient temps.
March 1, 2012 6:39:32 AM

well the room temperature varys because i have no air conditioning it broke but its autumn now so the weather should cool down a little bit
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