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i got this sandy 3700 stepping from newegg should i be glad??? can anyone give me some details about this specific stepping? is KACAE the ideal stepping i want to OC? how bout the numbers that follow it does anyone have a link to what those numbers mean? im going to be using the stock heatsink/fan that came with it until i get money for a zalman would that be alright? thanks for any help... cant wait to get my 7900GT in the mail tomrrow to start working on the build!
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I've not seen much about the GPDW... But early '06 KACAEs are known for high overclocks on low voltage. Check out the FAQ in my signature for more information.
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that faq doesnt mention anything about the GPDW.. is it possible this could be 'sucky' for overclocking? or should it be decent since its a KACAE?
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well I don't know about sandy steppings but I haven't found an AMD chip that hasn't gotten at least a 500Mhz OC if done properly.
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Just because I don't know about it doesn't mean it's sucky. Very rarely do sub-steppings (as I call them, the 4 letter thing after the date code) differ greatly from one another.
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oc it and let us know
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Supposedly my stepping is one of 3 to get.....i haven't tried Oc'ing it yet but bear in mind, even though my stepping is the best there are no guarentees it will OC. Its just common for a good OC so don't rely on your stepping that much for an OC it just gives a guideline of its potential. KACAE are a great stepping to have, and you will atleast get to 2.6 - 2.7 im sure of it, so there is nothing to worry about
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