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AMD FX-8120

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September 6, 2012 9:47:02 PM

I know this been ask on here lots of times i have the fx-8120 n i have it running at 4.0 on stock voltage n a few things disable in Bios to avoid throttle problems n it is stable on prime95 3 hours blend test it reach 53c n on idle around 26c my question is i want to bring it to at least 4.1 to 4.2 what setting do i need to achive this here is my set up:

Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 AMD 990FX AM3+ Motherboard, AMD FX-8120 X8 3100MHZ 16MB 125W AM3+, Sony Optiarc 24X DVDRW SATA OEM, WD Caviar Blue 1TB SATA HD 7200/32MB/SATA-6G, Corsair Vengeance LP 8GB PC12800 DDR3 1600MHz 2x4, Thermaltake Overseer RX-I Full Tower Gaming Case, EVGA GeForce GTX 550 Ti 1GB GDDR5 PCIe 2.0, Noctua NH-D14 CPU Cooler for i5, i7, 775 and AMD, COOLMAX ZP-750B APFC/V2.3/EPS12V/V2.92 80+ BRONZE

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September 7, 2012 12:44:13 AM

to acheive 4.1-4.2 raise the CPU multiplier to 41 or 42 and raise the voltage until it's stable

if you cant get it stable, i've heard raising the FSB speed a bit can help