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How much overclocking can a stock cooler handle?

I have an FX-4130 how much overclocking can it handle? And can I overclock with MSI Afterburner?
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  1. Not recommended on stock cooler.
    MSI afterburner is for overclocking gpu.
    You should overclock cpu via the BIOS.
  2. Shane Tarter said:
    I have an FX-4130 how much overclocking can it handle? And can I overclock with MSI Afterburner?

    http://www.vortez.net/articles_pages/amd_bulldozer_fx_4130_review,6.html
    So about 200 MHz.
  3. Best answer
    If you got lucky and got an older copper heatsink, you could probably get 0.2-0.3 over stock. If you got the aluminum variety maybe 0.1-0.2 over stock, but either way OC on a stock cooler is not recommended. Modern stock coolers usually rate @ 5w over the cpu TDP, so are barely adequate to cool a CPU at stock settings.

    Also to consider, the AMD x1xx family if CPUs were not exactly the best of the FX CPUs, the x3xx are far superior, and so OC stability is a gamble .
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