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AMD 64 3000+
1.5 GB DDR400 PC3200 Ram
Abit KV8 Motherboard
Sapphire Radeon 9800 Pro
Windows XP/VISTA


My temps are as follows:
CPU: 34C
GPU: 59C
PWM: 56C

I don't know what other temps are needed to see if I can overclock a little.

Also.. I only have the stock heatsink in this computer, but I do have a heatsink that is made for a p4 which is the Spark7+ and I was just wondering if there is any way to mod that heatsink to fit my AMD chip to keep it ultra cool.
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Generally, you'd want to keep the full load CPU temp below 50c ... somew maintain low 50c which is still safe.
FHS mod... unless your MB has the holes to mount the HS, not a clue.
If the MB has the holes to bolt the HS, I've modded old stlye PI HS that are very long to use them as a clamping device.
    
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If you're running 1.5GB of memory, that means that you are running at least 3 sticks of RAM. AMD chips with its integrated memory controller perform much better when running no more than 2 sticks of RAM. Running more than 2 puts more stress on the memory controller and can lead to either decreased memory performance and/or machine instability when OCing.
    
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I know about the 2 sticks of ram thing, but I am going to be installing vista on this computer because I have gotten used to the interface, so wouldn't it be better if I run 1.5 b/c vista uses more memory than XP does.
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