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Let me guess - The one on the right is a 3400+ Newcastle.

I have two of those and the last two characters AX tells me that's what it is and both of mine are also of the same stepping. Good chips to have but the only drawback is they do run rather warm but clock well if you can keep them cool.

Here's my best so far with mine:
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=780531
Wow, impressive overclock! I've never been able to play with anything pre-939 except premades.
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my first desktop was an AMD Athlon 64, but I forgot which one. This was back in 7th or 8th grade.(2005/2006)
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^ My first non-barebones custom build was 939 somewhere around those years, single core 3800+, 1gb of ram.
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Originally Posted by Kryton View Post
Let me guess - The one on the right is a 3400+ Newcastle.

I have two of those and the last two characters AX tells me that's what it is and both of mine are also of the same stepping. Good chips to have but the only drawback is they do run rather warm but clock well if you can keep them cool.

Here's my best so far with mine:
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=780531
wow! thats like...4.5Ghz on todays CPUs (cuz K8 was faster clock for clock )
i think its a newcastle. i got it from my tech ed teacher encrusted with thermal cement paste
lol took for ever to clean that crap off
i never used it before tho. i have a 3200+ ClawHammer tho (used for 7 years)
how well did those OC? i heard its like a lower end athlon FX
if it can OC well i might resurect that old mobo in the corner.

all i need is a spare IDE HDD and CD drive and i dont have any extras
*cough* if any1 has those can i have it? *cough*
    
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wow! thats like...4.5Ghz on todays CPUs (cuz K8 was faster clock for clock )
i think its a newcastle. i got it from my tech ed teacher encrusted with thermal cement paste
lol took for ever to clean that crap off
i never used it before tho. i have a 3200+ ClawHammer tho (used for 7 years)
how well did those OC? i heard its like a lower end athlon FX
if it can OC well i might resurect that old mobo in the corner.

all i need is a spare IDE HDD and CD drive and i dont have any extras
*cough* if any1 has those can i have it? *cough*
Believe it's a Newcastle by the AX at the end of the CPU model data string. Only thing that might make it a different core would be a larger L2 cache - It looks like the character for indicating the L2 cache size is a 6 instead of a 5 and that would indeed make it a different chip. Newcastles had a 512MB L2 cache. (ADA3400AEP6AX)

To be 100% sure you can go here and look it up by the info on it's lid:
http://www.cpu-world.com/


Clawhammer chips are crap for OC'ing compared to other core types. OK for basic use but these always run hot and I've never seen one do well without extreme cooling and even then, they don't measure up.

Speaking of 939 FX chips, there were two versions of the FX, one being a Clawhammer and the other was a San Diego. The Claws like the regular ones were a joke for being an unlocked chip but the San Diego's were a different story. Biggest thing about a Claw was it ran hot while clocking poorly - Also like the regular Claws would.
Be sure if you get one, you KNOW what it is before buying since I've seen a few Claw FX chips being passed off as San Diego FX chips.
Edited by Kryton - 10/19/10 at 1:09pm
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Definitely a Newcastle by the AX at the end of the CPU model data string.

Clawhammer chips are crap for OC'ing compared to other core types. OK for basic use but these always run hot and I've never seen one do well without extreme cooling and even then, they don't measure up.

Speaking of 939 FX chips, there were two versions of the FX, one being a Clawhammer and the other was a San Diego. The Claws like the regular ones were a joke for being an unlocked chip but the San Diego's were a different story. Biggest thing about a Claw was it ran hot while clocking poorly - Also like the regular Claws would.
Be sure if you get one, you KNOW what it is before buying since I've seen a few Claw FX chips being passed off as San Diego FX chips.
lol ok.
i think i attempted OCing the clawhammer (only 3 fsb) and it didnt POST :/
i think most people got ~2.2-2.4Ghz tops with my model
so i guess i'll test the 3400+ and see how it clocks! once i find an old IDE drive and a CD drive.

oh wait...i thing i'll do linux thru a flash drive instead. ok now i need a HDD
    
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Thought I pulled off a Ninja-edit but too slow.

Yes, you can check out the info on the CPU World site and see exactly what you have.
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I have to give a special thanks to Blitz here.

I'm currently still stress testing it, but Blitz showed me a guide he wrote on K10Stat. My board doesn't have CPU-NB voltage options, since its a SB600 board. It supports it, but DFI never released a BIOS for it.

Well, I'm now stress testing at the clocks and voltages in my sig, thanks to that K10Stat guide. So far, I've been able to LOWER my CPU Vcore and my Memory voltage and retain somewhat stability at these clocks. Before, I couldn't even do that with the 9x NB clock (2376MHz).

So by what appears to be 3pm PST today I should know for sure if its stable . If not, I'll adjust accordingly, but I think I'll end up getting 2640MHz NB stable though.
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Wow, I have no idea how any of the new hardware really works...

Undervolting is always fun, but come on, its winter time . You should be going in the opposite direction!
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I have to give a special thanks to Blitz here.

Blitz showed me a guide he wrote on K10Stat.
Is this guide posted?
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