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Originally Posted by dizzy4
You should try the multiplier at 12 and lowering the fsb a little.
Sandy's Multi is only upto x11

Have you tried different BIOS revisions since the 3200+ is a Venice core and the 3700+ is a sandiego core with 2x the L2.
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Thats too bad. Unfortunately I think the problem is with the chip itself. I believe that on all the 1mb L2 core chips AMD has just changed the stock FSB. Therefore, I also think that their potential is almost reached at factory specs.
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Originally Posted by dizzy4
Thats too bad. Unfortunately I think the problem is with the chip itself. I believe that on all the 1mb L2 core chips AMD has just changed the stock FSB. Therefore, I also think that their potential is almost reached at factory specs.
This is not the case IMO.

The San Diego core CPU's run on a stock FSB of 200MHz on a system bus of 1000MHz.

These CPU's can usually do at least 2.7GHz on air, upto 3.0GHz for the better steppings.


Personally I would say it was a combination of kingston value RAM and your motherboard.

Also worth noting that Kingston used CH-6 modules on some of their value range which are actually rated at DDR333 but run at relaxed timings at DDR400 and hence sell them at this speed. My experiences with CH-6 would not move more than 5MHz past DDR400 without stability issues.

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oh, I dont run kingston value lol, im just part of this thread trying to get answers or help others doing the same. My card is slightly different than your san diego core. But I do agree that the ram is inattiquite.

The ram could be running less stable due to the 1:1ratio. It might need to be lowered to keep stabily while keeping the CPU fast. Same goes for the HT. 600mhz for that works best as I hear.
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well that ram is the exception for value ram I got lucky..It runs my 3200 venice at 1:1 at 250 fsb with timings of 3-3-5-3-9 @ 1t really well...I just got a crappy
ccbwe sandy...but doesn't matter the guy picked that rig up tonight..Ordering from the egg right now...e6600 rig gonna tinker with that for a bit.. ;-D
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