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post #201 of 368
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Originally Posted by tedman;14827346 
That's what I thought, I guess it's not quite rare hehe.

Although, very useful insight into the earlier days of MP3s! As the P166 was my first computer, I never really noticed that MP3s struggled to be played back in those days. Even today an MP3 will utilise 1-3% of a standard dual-core CPU.

back with my Pentium 75MHz I had to upgrade to a better sound card that did mp3 offloading in order to play back mp3s.

Worth pointing out just how much faster a 3GHz+ dual core CPU is than a 166MHz Pentium was - 1% of a modern dual core would quite easy max out an older chip.
post #202 of 368
And yet I've found that OGG Vorbis wouldn't play smoothly enough on even a Pentium MMX @ 300MHz.

Guess that's the disadvantage to a higher-quality codec.
Edited by Nintendo Maniac 64 - 9/20/11 at 9:36pm
 
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I still have a Pentium 3 FC-PGA 1000mhz/100fsb chip around here. There were plenty of 133fsb chips, but the 100fsb was a rare one as far as I know. I used it with an MSI 6905 slotket on a BX board.
 
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I remember there were some variant of K6-III with a few added features like PowerNow and Enhanced 3DNow for notebook computers called K6-3+. I have seen low voltages 1.6V and 1.8V versions and I heard of a 1.4V version but never seen one. Another rare chip would be Socket 775 Wolfdale Pentium E6500K with an unlocked multiplier sold only in China as Limited Edition. Never seen 1 in real life.
post #206 of 368
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I remember there were some variant of K6-III with a few added features like PowerNow and Enhanced 3DNow for notebook computers called K6-3+. I have seen low voltages 1.6V and 1.8V versions and I heard of a 1.4V version but never seen one. Another rare chip would be Socket 775 Wolfdale Pentium E6500K with an unlocked multiplier sold only in China as Limited Edition. Never seen 1 in real life.
i got to bench one under LN2... its was a joy ... unfortunately, they dont have the best stepping, and the UD3P needs a Beta bois to use properly... once you get past all that stuff, they get prity high
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post #207 of 368
no powerpc or cell BE love?! lol
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All the later pentiums including the E6500K have R0 stepping. Isn't this good? I heard there are only 10,000 of these made. I don't know if there is any processors with a run fewer than this except ES. Even Extreme editions have more than 10,000 for each model. Tried looking on ebay, no luck. People should be passing these around instead of hording them. selfishness is a sin...
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i got to bench one under LN2... its was a joy ... unfortunately, they dont have the best stepping, and the UD3P needs a Beta bois to use properly... once you get past all that stuff, they get prity high
How's OC under LN2?
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How's OC under LN2?
It was around 5.2... But that was a couple gets back when the highest was in the mid 6s unfortunately I don't have the validation any more for any of my odl xtreme cooling OCs as I kept them all on a PC that literally lit on fire and my old team broke up a long time ago (In computer time)
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