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Originally Posted by Omicron View Post

Don't worry, I prefer multipliers as well, it's just slicker with less overall consideration.

I mean, I get the fun nuances of balancing out and considering everything (chipset voltage, PCI bus clock speed, and so forth,) but for a main computer, it's really just easier to use a multiplier without having to consider what affects some FSB clock has on some random IC on a sound card...

Still annoyed from over 10 years ago when I was trying to get a Cedar Mill P4 past 4.35Ghz, stupid board hit a FSB wall... I know that CPU could have gotten to 5Ghz.

Ah, the good old P4. I admit, I never did mess around with the cedar mill P4's, however I had a prescott 2.8e and two northwoods, a 2.53c that I had paired with rambus memory and a 3.4c paired with ddr500 in this case (gold vx ddr500 1gb kit). The 2.53 was on a crap mobo and really only saw about 2.8ghz before giving out. The prescott hit about 3.2ghz for me but that thing just ran too hot for my air cooling (probably could have done 3.4-3.6 on it with better cooling). I managed 3.8ghz on my 3.4c but never could get it stable past that unfortunately.
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Is having an unlocked cpu not a major advantage?

It's absolutely necessary to get anywhere without a PCI-E lock, but Skylake on the right board/firmware can OC via BCLK just fine because PCI-E is locked to 100MHz, independent of BCLK.
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I got to 4700 on air on my e8600 EO stepping! Got some HW points back in the day on that.
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It's E-zero, not E 'O'.

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