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Oldschool P4 OCing 2.2Ghz to 3.2Ghz on air

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I read the Toms Hardware guide on how to get 3.0Ghz out of your 2.2Ghz Northwood. (http://www.tomshardware.com/2002/01/17/tom/)

Well, I rebuilt my girlfriends piece of garbage Dell Dimension 2400 with all new (some used, some brand new) parts today:

The setup:
Case: Raidmax Astro (Revision A)
CPU: Pentium 4 Northwood 2.2Ghz @ 3211 Mhz
Cooler: Thermaltake TR2-M12 Cooler
MB: ASUS P4P800-E Deluxe
GPU: Siluro Ti4200 64MB AGP
RAM: 2x512 DDR 266 Samsung
PSU: XION 450W
HD: Western Digital 80GB
Optical: DVD-ROM, CD-RW


Heh, well I happened to get really lucky. The 2.2 Ghz Northwood is overclocked to 3211 Mhz using a 146 FSB on 1.6 vcore (to avoid Northwood Sudden Death Syndrome). Tom's Hardware said I needed water to go anything over 3.0Ghz! Here is a screenshot.



Temps:
Ambient: ~70F
Idle: 38C
Load: 56C

Im scared to go any higher on air, but wow what an overclock!

Heres a really bad cell phone pic of the PC:


Update!
3DMARK2001SE: 11654
post #2 of 34
what stepping? also umm that cpu is bottlenecked by the video

EDIT: this isn't so "old school"
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Stepping 9 Revision D1

Yeah it is kinda old school lol now, all these parts are from 2002-2003
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Stepping 9 Revision D1

Yeah it is kinda old school lol now, all these parts are from 2002-2003
I suppose but i think p 2 and 1 's are old school
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I had one of those, it'd totally do 3ghz at least on my old board with a VIA chipset...they're awesome little chips.

Currently it's oc days are over because I overvolted it or something..so now it's retired to stock clock duties in Mootsfox's laptop.
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You'll kill that chip at that much vcore dude.

Ever hear of NSDS? >_<
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You'll kill that chip at that much vcore dude.

Ever hear of NSDS? >_<
Ok, ill try lowering the volts to 1.6
post #8 of 34
Ouch..didn't see that...I did my 3ghz on like...1.6v or so, 1.7 is the max for a northwood..take it down man.
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post #9 of 34
1.6 should be fine. Just don't go over 1.65v and you'll be golden.

Nice OC.

*edit*
1.7v? Eh...On a Northy I wouldn't pass 1.675 unless you don't mind its lifetime going downhill fast.
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yah at 1.8 it will die die die.... soon
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