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Not-so-good chip..Put it under or no?

Poll Results: Freeze it or try again with different chip

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 100% of voters (3)
    Freeze it-It will scale awesomely!
  • 0% of voters (0)
    Try again with a decent chip
3 Total Votes  
post #1 of 7
Thread Starter 
Ok..So i got a Clarkdale..It doesn't clock so good..4.7-ish max no matter the volts on "regular" cooling.Is it worthwhile to put it under? Can it magically get some world records? or no..
 
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post #2 of 7
I was always of the opinion that 4.7GHz for Clarkdale was decent,but is that CPU-Z or benchable?

Have you bested BCLK at low multi? That will help decide if it's worth freezing.
post #3 of 7
At first I was thinking Wolfdale and then Conroe, not even the right socket! rolleyes.gif

If you're only looking for records, better off checking BCLK as K404 suggested.
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post #4 of 7
Thread Starter 
eh..this thing's going to yield a nice medium-high oc on water..and..that's it
 
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post #5 of 7
Freeze everything! Bad clocks on air/water are often quite good when frozen wink.gif
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post #6 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by xxbassplayerxx View Post

Freeze everything! Bad clocks on air/water are often quite good when frozen wink.gif

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post #7 of 7
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by xxbassplayerxx View Post

Freeze everything! Bad clocks on air/water are often quite good when frozen wink.gif
:doh.gif: just sold mobo + cpu ..That's OK ..I'll be freezing something soon..Thank you guys for the info, though :thumb.gif: + imaginary rep biggrin.gif
I think I'll leave this open..Just because there's good info here tongue.gif
 
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