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Athlon II Max Vcore 24/7

Discussion in 'CPUs' started by Frozennova, 8 Apr 2010.

  1. Frozennova

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 13 Nov 2009

    Posts: 11,436

    Location: Northampton

    Simple question cant seem to find the answer anywhere. Whats the max safe voltage on the Athlon II chips for 24/7 usage.

    Building a budget rig for the misses, So I'll get some results up once she's sorted the rest of the money for the build

    Gigabyte GA-MA78LMT-S2/ Athlon II 240
     
  2. Big.Wayne

    Capodecina

    Joined: 11 Sep 2003

    Posts: 14,704

    Location: London

    Dunno what the max safe voltage is? . . . I've been using 1.55vCore for several months and everything seems fine! :) . . . . Not seen temps much above 55°C at extreme loads . . . normal full loads are sub 40°C most of the time (Air) . . .

    On the UnderVolting side of things two Athlon™ II's that I've tested have both run a mild overclock using 1.200vCore (1.425VID & 1.350VID) :cool:

    Athlon™ II X2 240 . . . . give it hell! :D
     
    Last edited: 8 Apr 2010
  3. Frozennova

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 13 Nov 2009

    Posts: 11,436

    Location: Northampton

    Thought i'd be hearing from you.

    I'm hoping for around 3.2 but thats optimistic as its going to living in an asus ta-861

    i might try and squeeze a coolit eco in there if tubing will reach the front of the case, so I can have it folding