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*Updated with currently interested below*
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I had been pondering for some time now about starting this thread to try and gauge interest and whether or not this could come to fruition. We had a s939 overclocking contest several months ago which is what originally gave me the idea. Participation was strong and it really brought some renewed interest in some of our old setups we had laying around or maybe just good memories with old systems from the past. Well, I'd like do it again only this time with s754.

For those of you who may not know, Socket 754 set several precedents for not only AMD, but CPU's in general. It was the first mainstream offering for a 64 bit CPU. This socket brought forth the fabled Athlon 64 which quickly became a household name. With the A64, new tech such as an on-die memory controller and Cool N' Quiet. Although it was less than a year later that AMD released the s939 platform which then overshadowed and surpassed s754, the s754 platform remained the staple mainstream offering for those who couldn't shell out top dollar for a s939 system. s754 would eventually find itself the prime platform for AMD's mobile line and had a longer lifespan through 2006 until it was eventually succeeded by Socket S1.

So, what do you guys think? Who's up for a s754 OC Challenge? I know some of you have to have some of this stuff laying around still. If not its like a dollar on ebay or resale.


Current Competitors Thus Far:

1. FlawleZ
2. elcangri7328
3. Mikecdm
4. Kryton
5. OtherMike



*If you don't see your name listed here and you ARE wanting to participate, please PM me. If you DO see your name here and you ARE NOT wanting to participate, please PM me as well.
Edited by FlawleZ - 8/3/11 at 6:21am
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im in! gonna try and find my box of ddr tongue.gif
    
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Beware of this man for 754. He will own you.
http://www.overclock.net/member.php?u=89866
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Anyone else? Kryton, swisha, nate, pio?
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Whats challenge consist of? cpu-z max clocks, % increase, super pi 32m
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Whats challenge consist of? cpu-z max clocks, % increase, super pi 32m
We can make a combination of or separate categories. We first need to establish enough interest and participation.
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Well, I might consider, provided my 754 rig still works and I can make the time.
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i got 2 754 chips here but the mobo will probably die if i even try for +1 fsb!
plus its my boys mobo so i will pass :/
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Bump...need moar interest.
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Bump...need moar interest.
Yes.

And just in case you guys are lacking in s754 hardware, you can STILL buy brand new boards and CPU's. Newegg is carrying the Asus K8V-MX here:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131772

And you can grab a Turion ML-34 here for $2.95!

http://www.ascendtech.us/itemdesc.as...P64T64ML34181M
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