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as usual, its a balancing act! i found my thermal limitations or at least what im happy with. Im using a thermaltake Big Typhoon with an upgraded fan. With the fan turned down to the quiet threshold im at 30c idle with a peak of 45c under full load. i could turn the fan up and top out at 41c under load but i like it quiet. perhaps ill polish up my processor and heat sink tonight!

OC results!

core = 2906Mhz
HT = 968Mhz ill work on getting that to a even 1G with a couple more FSB
DDR2 = (DDR2-800 stock) is now at DDR2-859 4-3-3-5 T2

perhaps this is just another reason for me to go to water cooling! the heat sink on the M2N north bridge is fanless with a heat pipe and kinda overheats. i added a fanless heatsink that i got from a Tforce 6100 (754) mother board on top of it. seems to help quite a bit from the flesh burning temps i was getting near stock freqs. Tonight i polished the surface of my heat sink as well as my processor but wont have my computer back togeather til i get off work tomorrow. ill make sure i get some pics of it on here.

let me know what you think...
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Hi, I had the same success with my 3600! I got 3.1ghz on my big typhoon, but when I went to a $250 watercooling setup it only dropped my temps by 3 degrees! I'd stay on ar since your temps are so good
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Wow good job, thats a nice speed for a very nice price.
That reminds me i need to get going on my OC...
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Hi, I had the same success with my 3600! I got 3.1ghz on my big typhoon, but when I went to a $250 watercooling setup it only dropped my temps by 3 degrees! I'd stay on ar since your temps are so good
I helped a buddy of mine OC hid P4 tonight, got it to about 4Ghz which was no where near its limit. what was fun about it was the fact that the voltage was making it hit about 78C load! i then comenced the Upsidedown Canned Air cooling that under load got it down to 22C Load!!! it was pretty sweet but didn't last all to long.

good to know about the water cooler thanks!
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What do you have the multiplier at that you only have the memory at 859?
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fr rlz mr dog...hacks I tell ya!

PS pls post a screen shot CPU-z, just pull up two windows. Hit the print screen on ur keyboard (upper right) paste into windows Paint, save as Jpeg...post here.
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fr rlz mr dog...hacks I tell ya!

PS pls post a screen shot CPU-z, just pull up two windows. Hit the print screen on ur keyboard (upper right) paste into windows Paint, save as Jpeg...post here.
why would it be a hack? 3600+ Brisbane's are regularly hitting these clocks
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What do you have the multiplier at that you only have the memory at 859?
if i remember correctly, i have the multi at 8.5 i cant remember for sure though. my ram is at stock voltge and i hvent pushed its limit yet. im not sure how much beter ill be able to get it though. in the past ive usually been about to get about +15% out of it without going crazy with the voltage (DDR2-920?) now that i think about it, im pretty sure i aleady had his ram up to 1000Mhz with same timings.

I just finished snding my heat sink and processor up to 2000grit. I tried using jewlers rouge like i have with aluminum in the past but it got all crappy id didnt work too well. so im up to just plane old 2000grit and it looks 1000x beter then it did stock! i useto have a noticable dibit about 3/8" diamiter in the center of the heat sink and now thats gone too.

ill do a few heat cycles then bench it with a screenshot of Z-cpu. whats a good load test? ill make sure when i get home (im a a friends house) to get some pics of the processor aswell.

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sorry you were talking about the ram, i think its at 400 but could be at 533 ill double check along with everything else
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i'm on stock cooling;

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I've got one under a Blue Orb II (read: crap) and it is at 3040 on 1.364vcore in BIOS and is at least 1M pi stable (haven't been able to work on it more and test better yet). Right now it's secondary timing limited as voltage bumps all around do nothing to make it bootable any higher. I've got a GeminII on it now and am getting DDR1066 to shore up the memory end. Wish me luck for 3.1 and up.
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