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3000+ (754) on 1.7v temps are 25c idle & 34c load with fans at 100% I dont like to run them up so assuming they're not making a bunch of noise its about 29 & 36 at the most. do you think its safe to run more power to the cpu?
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Waht is the clock speed now of that CPU?
    
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Absolutely NOT! 1.7volts is rediculously high, most people make it a rule not to break 1.5v
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Err.. depending on which 3000+ socket 754 it is... several run 1.5V at stock! 1.7V is a little high though, but if this is a 1.5V stock CPU, then not too high I think. Don't go much higher though.

Which CPU is it? Athlon or Sempron?

If it's an 89W Athlon, then it's a 1.5V CPU (I am guessing that's it.. right?)
    
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Holy hell!

1.7V?
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It could easily be a 1.5V CPU... if so.... then it's 0.2V overvolting. I've done more than that with my E6600... (only for short times.... it got hot!)
    
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post #7 of 18
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im running 2.9GHz

yeah its an athlon lol now that i think about it, most electronics do fry with only a slight over volt and i'm allready running 1.7/1.4 = +17.5% its been running around the clock for about 2 months now and temps are good. oh well perhaps i shouldn't go any higher...
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post #8 of 18
You're running at 2.9Ghz on a Athlon 3000? Nice overclock but I really wouldn't push it any harder unless you like hearing your CPU melt.

If you really want more performance go pick up an Athlon 3700 s754 (the best CPU for that socket) and you might get a bit more performance, otherwise time to look at seriously upgrading?
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What are your ambients? -20c?
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ambient? I just checked it, the room is @ 20c and the case with fans on high is at 21c

you can't see it in the picture because i have the side off but the side has 2 more fans. I cut out the back and fitted a 120 took all of about 3 hours, such a pain to cut. the power supply has a 135 and the thermaltake BT has its fan (54.4cfm) to a 120 that pushes 95cfms. I had Vantec Tornado's on there but those are now off due to noise. Ill never buy a case like this again! Every time i move it I swear its going to fall apart. ant its such a pain to open up. yeah i wont be upgrading the processor on this. Believe it or not this is my first computer i've ever overclocked. I plan on doing an SLI with 2 7900GS and DDR2 12,000,000 with a AMD dual core by april. Ill prob clock this one back down and throw in a bunch of 400gig HDs. but this is what i got right now.
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