Solved A few questions before Overclocking Tags: CPUs Overclocking Last response: July 5, 2012 3:27 AM in CPUs Share kazenteshi June 24, 2012 8:00:54 PM Ok so here are my specs, Case: NZXT Phantom white (plastic Enthusiast) Mobo: Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 CPU: FX-4100 Cooler: Hyper 212+ (dual fan push and pull setup) RAM: 16GB (4x4) 1866Mhz DDR3 GPU: EVGA 560Ti 2GB First question, What raises heat the most in Overclocking; is it the HT speed, the Multiplier, or the Voltage (if you can put them in order from what produces the most to the least heat. Second question, my current clock is 4.6GHz at 49C full load (8 hours of Prime) my config is as follows Multiplier: 21x HT Multiplier: 220MHz CPU VID: 1.3875V NB VID: 1.2875V would it be safe to say i could bump it up even more? and if so what would i need to bump up voltage, HT, or Multiplier i dont want my temps to exceed 63+ any help is appreciated More about : questions overclocking Best solution bayern June 24, 2012 8:09:36 PM the voltage is the main reason of raising the heat I think I f don't exceed the (voltage-temperature) safe limit I think it wont harm Share bayern June 25, 2012 11:44:33 AM and I think it's better if you look for an article about overclocking your FX-4100 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer kazenteshi July 5, 2012 3:27:20 AM Best answer selected by kazenteshi. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedA few questions before I buy parts to overclock an AMD 6350. Forum SolvedA few questions before placing orders on parts Forum SolvedFew last minute questions before assembly. Forum SolvedBuilding my first computer - A few questions before I make purchases Forum Solved1.2k Pc Build! Have a few questions before purchase:) Forum SolvedFew Questions Before Purchase Forum SolvedI have a few questions about SSD's before I get one. Forum SolvedFew Questions Before Buying Forum SolvedA few questions before I start. Forum SolvedA few Questions on Overclocking select Cards (750 ti) Forum SolvedA few questions before I build my first PC Forum Few questions before I turn on PC for first time. Forum SolvedLast few questions before I buy my rig Forum SolvedA few questions before assembly Forum SolvedA few questions before purchasing my 2nd SSD Forum SolvedA few concrete questions about overclocking an i7 920 Forum Final check before buying parts - And a few questions Forum SolvedA few overclocking questions Forum Few questions before i upgrade my system again Forum SolvedQuestion on a few parts before I pull the trigger. Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !