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Looked super pi mod and I did a bench test of calculating pi to 1 million.

21.830 @ 3.2mh
18.616 @ 3.8mh

So it's faster, but I don't know if that's a good bench test of not. Is three seconds notability that much better ?
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Looked super pi mod and I did a bench test of calculating pi to 1 million.

21.830 @ 3.2mh
18.616 @ 3.8mh

So it's faster, but I don't know if that's a good bench test of not. Is three seconds notability that much better ?
Well, it is 15% faster. What I meant is like... was startup/shutdown faster? Was working in explorer faster? etc. Just general, usually noticeable, tasks.
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post #113 of 318
I believe it does feel faster, but I'm contemplating the life span of my cpu to the enjoyment of the extra speed.

What do you think sir.
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I believe it does feel faster, but I'm contemplating the life span of my cpu to the enjoyment of the extra speed.

What do you think sir.
As long as you don't overheat your cpu, the CPU will live just as long as if it were running at stock. When the CPU overheats, that's when the life span goes down...
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post #115 of 318
Ohhhhh.

What if you up the voltage ?
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Ohhhhh.

What if you up the voltage ?
Increasing voltage is around 80% of what causes CPU temps to get hotter (not overheat, just get hotter, BUT....) When the voltage is increased too much, (usually done when attempting a high overclock) The CPU can overheat.

But simply, voltage increases is what causes the CPU to get hotter.
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I see.

So much too learn, I'm trying for a job at ncix canada too learn a bit more.
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I see.

So much too learn, I'm trying for a job at ncix canada too learn a bit more.
Nice!
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Wow! I was not aware that this motherboard was this popular! Currently paired with my PII X4 955BE, 8 GB of RAM, and a GTX 470. Plays just about everything that's thrown at it.

But once AMD Bulldozer's official benchmarks are released, I'll probably be looking into a new build. Already ordered the NZXT Vulcan, so I'm going to need an mATX board
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Wow! I was not aware that this motherboard was this popular! Currently paired with my PII X4 955BE, 8 GB of RAM, and a GTX 470. Plays just about everything that's thrown at it.

But once AMD Bulldozer's official benchmarks are released, I'll probably be looking into a new build. Already ordered the NZXT Vulcan, so I'm going to need an mATX board
Glad you like it too! Even though you will be getting a new board soon, would you still like to become of member? You'll probably learn a lot of stuff by being a member here!
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