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I overclocked my aged Athlon II x2 250 to maximise gaming performance. This is what i ended up with and ran a performance 8.0 test and got a comparison with other chips. How do these look?







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Looks great to me, I'm usually happy getting 3.6ghz out of those Althon X2's.
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I game at a resolution of 1366x768. Will this chip suffice?
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I game at a resolution of 1366x768. Will this chip suffice?
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I only managed 3.3ghz
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I only managed 3.3ghz
Is the benchmark which matches little over the Athlon II x3 440 good?
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I game at a resolution of 1366x768. Will this chip suffice?

For most games, it should. Obviously there are some games just designed with quad cores in mind but @ 4.0ghz with a 6770, you should be able to tweak some settings and make everything very playable.
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Looks like i managed to squeeze out some juice from my chip wink.gif
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you might have problems with cpu heavy games like rtses or rpgs
gpu bound games should be completely fine
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Is the benchmark which matches little over the Athlon II x3 440 good?

I don't know, i just know i wish i could have hit 4.0 on the 250 i OCed.
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