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Old April 1, 2014, 08:50 AM
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Default Overclocking FX-8320. Any tips?

I've done a good amount of overclocking on Intel chips (core 2 duo, Nehalem, Sandy Bridge).

Recently just bought my first AMD chip, the FX-8320. Is there any specific tips related to overclocking on the AMD platform, or is it relatively the same as intel?
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Old April 11, 2014, 03:43 PM
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In general no, the FX line has unlocked multiplier, and then you can play with FSB value. From what I have heard however the components most at risk will be your mobo's VRM section, make sure it is well cooled, meaning to have good heatsink pack on the VRMs and a good airflow on them.
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