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Hey, if it's a Socket 754 comp, I'm in.

A few ideas for such a comp would be for overall CPU performance, RAM performance and a test of system stability with a longer run such as 32M Super PI or 1024M WPrime.

The thing that would make it a challenge is that 754 doesn't support dual channel RAM operation making such tweaks all the more important.

If you'd like, MaxMem can be used as well.
Edited by Kryton - 7/27/11 at 5:10pm
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Hey, if it's a Socket 754 comp, I'm in.

A few ideas for such a comp would be for overall CPU performance, RAM performance and a test of system stability with a longer run such as 32M Super PI or 1024M WPrime.

The thing that would make it a challenge is that 754 doesn't support dual channel RAM operation making such tweaks all the more important.

If you'd like, MaxMem can be used as well.
Awesome! I was hoping you'd join in on the action! I completely agree that maximizing the memory performance is so key to the s754 platform and really makes all the difference. I think SuperPi 1M and SuperPi 32M are both important for speed checks and stability. We aren't talking about 10 second intel setups that have 4+ cores so SuperPi is still relevant here.
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Yes, RAM performance with a 754 is critical for good results.

I'm in no rush here, when it's on I'm in and that's good enough for now.
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Bump. This thread is open to suggestions for proposed benchmarks, tests, etc.
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if i can find my old a64 machine im up for it
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if i can find my old a64 machine im up for it
Great! I'm going to start a list on the first post for those who are interested so far. I'd say if we can get ~10 people interested and willing to participate, this can come to fruition.
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grrr tobad dont have a board or cpus around... or would join in lol

wouldnt even be able to buy them.... oh wait unless from fleabay?
    
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grrr tobad dont have a board or cpus around... or would join in lol

wouldnt even be able to buy them.... oh wait unless from fleabay?
Actually Newegg has a s754 board listed currently here:

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

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

http://www.ascendtech.us/itemdesc.as...P64T64ML34181M
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Actually Newegg has a s754 board listed currently here:

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

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

http://www.ascendtech.us/itemdesc.as...P64T64ML34181M
yes saw them.... but im in australia... would cost more in shipping for the poor thing lol
    
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