Overclock.net › Forums › AMD › AMD - General › The Socket 939 Appreciation Club and Knowledgebase [Official]
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

The Socket 939 Appreciation Club and Knowledgebase [Official] - Page 2570

post #25691 of 28692
300htt was good? all my optys would glady do that. i did get lucky with steppings though maybe:o

pushing 333 on mine right now, no spare ssd to test stability yet(borrowed one from 2600k rig;)).


Anyone know why am2 and beyond that were the similar design overclocked better? I would guess more efficient design or something. Especially since wattage was lower, but that doesn't explain the wall we still hit with better cooling (minus the few cherry cpus). The x2 5000 BE i had was doing 3.4 at one point on water/pelt. Then again that is a brisbane... maybe apples to oranges? Too tired and long ago for me to know now.

@poizon, I had my hands on a MSI motherboard the same as that, it didnt want to overclock much either. IIRC the cpu overvoltage did nothing, you could change it but the effects weren't had and it would leave CPU at stock. Might be worth looking into, you could pinmod for higher cpu voltage potentially. I am foggy on the details for the motherboard now, but it may have had a overvoltage setting too, with things like 101%, etc to give you slight voltage increase but with a limit...

Not sure if this works, some browsers don't like it. but it says there is a way to go from 1.35 to 1.55v, but that is a big jump and risk... I wouldn't bother unless the chip isn't worth much to you. Better boards can still be had. Theres a few on the marketplace iirc. 1.55 is pretty darn high too redface.gif
Edited by rhkcommander959 - 2/6/13 at 9:09pm
Current
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7 Xeon X5650 ASUS P6X58-E Radeon R9 290X 12GB Mushkin Blackline 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB Wildfire DVD-RW 7 Pro 64 30" HP 2560x1600 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
RGB Mechanical with Cherry Red switches, rubber... 1KW OCZ from 2005 Heavily modified Raidmax Smilodon Deathadder 
Mouse PadOther
Xtrac xl Custom Watercooling with XSPC Raystorm, Jingway... 
  hide details  
Reply
Current
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I7 Xeon X5650 ASUS P6X58-E Radeon R9 290X 12GB Mushkin Blackline 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
120GB Wildfire DVD-RW 7 Pro 64 30" HP 2560x1600 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
RGB Mechanical with Cherry Red switches, rubber... 1KW OCZ from 2005 Heavily modified Raidmax Smilodon Deathadder 
Mouse PadOther
Xtrac xl Custom Watercooling with XSPC Raystorm, Jingway... 
  hide details  
Reply
post #25692 of 28692
Quote:
Originally Posted by rhkcommander959 View Post

@poizon, I had my hands on a MSI motherboard the same as that, it didnt want to overclock much either. IIRC the cpu overvoltage did nothing, you could change it but the effects weren't had and it would leave CPU at stock. Might be worth looking into, you could pinmod for higher cpu voltage potentially. I am foggy on the details for the motherboard now, but it may have had a overvoltage setting too, with things like 101%, etc to give you slight voltage increase but with a limit...

Not sure if this works, some browsers don't like it. but it says there is a way to go from 1.35 to 1.55v, but that is a big jump and risk... I wouldn't bother unless the chip isn't worth much to you. Better boards can still be had. Theres a few on the marketplace iirc. 1.55 is pretty darn high too redface.gif
This board has two options for voltage, the VID adjustment and then a VID percentage overvolt (3.3%, 6.6%, 9.9%, etc). I'll have to see about getting cpu-z running in WINE, or find another HD to install xp onto so I can check those are changing. Linux is definitely lacking on the sensors for these parts.
Xiggy
(10 items)
 
Crate
(10 items)
 
Thunder
(13 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K ASRock z77 extreme 3 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti Corsair  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Western Digital Thermaltake Frio Windows 7 Home Premium 
PowerCase
OCZ Fatal1ty 750w Xigmatek Utgard Window 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
AMD Opteron 180 MSI K8N SLI-F EVGA 9800GTX+ EVGA 9800GTX+ 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
DDR 200 OCZ Vertex 3 SSD Swiftech Polaris Linux Mint 14 
PowerCase
hec 650w Milk Crate 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 840 Asus m4a78lt-m VisionTek Radeon HD 5450 Corsair ValueSelect 1333 2GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
160GB 5400rpm Windows 7 Home Premium Dell 19" Full Logitech 
PowerCaseMouse
535w Generic Thermaltake v4 Black Edition Logitech 
  hide details  
Reply
Xiggy
(10 items)
 
Crate
(10 items)
 
Thunder
(13 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K ASRock z77 extreme 3 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti Corsair  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Western Digital Thermaltake Frio Windows 7 Home Premium 
PowerCase
OCZ Fatal1ty 750w Xigmatek Utgard Window 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
AMD Opteron 180 MSI K8N SLI-F EVGA 9800GTX+ EVGA 9800GTX+ 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
DDR 200 OCZ Vertex 3 SSD Swiftech Polaris Linux Mint 14 
PowerCase
hec 650w Milk Crate 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 840 Asus m4a78lt-m VisionTek Radeon HD 5450 Corsair ValueSelect 1333 2GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
160GB 5400rpm Windows 7 Home Premium Dell 19" Full Logitech 
PowerCaseMouse
535w Generic Thermaltake v4 Black Edition Logitech 
  hide details  
Reply
post #25693 of 28692
Quote:
Originally Posted by StormX2 View Post

i for one didnt spend nearly that much on my opty build thumb.gif
QFT

I think I'm up to about $400 now. I was pretty late to the game haha. Five, six years maybe?
Xiggy
(10 items)
 
Crate
(10 items)
 
Thunder
(13 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K ASRock z77 extreme 3 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti Corsair  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Western Digital Thermaltake Frio Windows 7 Home Premium 
PowerCase
OCZ Fatal1ty 750w Xigmatek Utgard Window 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
AMD Opteron 180 MSI K8N SLI-F EVGA 9800GTX+ EVGA 9800GTX+ 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
DDR 200 OCZ Vertex 3 SSD Swiftech Polaris Linux Mint 14 
PowerCase
hec 650w Milk Crate 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 840 Asus m4a78lt-m VisionTek Radeon HD 5450 Corsair ValueSelect 1333 2GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
160GB 5400rpm Windows 7 Home Premium Dell 19" Full Logitech 
PowerCaseMouse
535w Generic Thermaltake v4 Black Edition Logitech 
  hide details  
Reply
Xiggy
(10 items)
 
Crate
(10 items)
 
Thunder
(13 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 2600K ASRock z77 extreme 3 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti Corsair  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital Western Digital Thermaltake Frio Windows 7 Home Premium 
PowerCase
OCZ Fatal1ty 750w Xigmatek Utgard Window 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
AMD Opteron 180 MSI K8N SLI-F EVGA 9800GTX+ EVGA 9800GTX+ 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
DDR 200 OCZ Vertex 3 SSD Swiftech Polaris Linux Mint 14 
PowerCase
hec 650w Milk Crate 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II x4 840 Asus m4a78lt-m VisionTek Radeon HD 5450 Corsair ValueSelect 1333 2GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
160GB 5400rpm Windows 7 Home Premium Dell 19" Full Logitech 
PowerCaseMouse
535w Generic Thermaltake v4 Black Edition Logitech 
  hide details  
Reply
post #25694 of 28692
same here, some reason I cant find the records I used to have, had all the specifics about my processor

IO think my 165 was a CBBE but Im really not sure.

Had the SLI DR but I didn't SLI unfortunately.I spent good money on the ram, too bad it was only 2 GB but the TwinX Platinum's were had those IC's that were highly coveted by us 939 kids.

I bring this up every 6 months or so lol, but I remember posting a pic of my Memory timings and some of the guys here were quite impressed with what I had, apparently some of the more obscure options were set really low and it was some sort of awesomeness lol

While the other guys with the same IC's were at 500mhz and up, I was at 460mhz with really really nice timings. And since I didn't like playing with Voltage, I had limitation of about 312 FSB
Nameless Traitor
(14 items)
 
†he cu|†
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core I7 920@3.8ghz Asus P6T-Deluxe GTX 570 1.2gb ;p Mushkin RedLine: 3x2GB 1600mhz 998805 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
128GB Crucial M4 SSD + 2 x 250GB + 500GB Extern... Noctua U12P Win7 Ultimate 64-bit 20in Wide LCD 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Ducky OCN 1008 MX Brown MechBoard Corsair CMPSU-750HX HAF 932! Logitech G5 
Mouse Pad
Cool Warhammer Print 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Opty 165 CCBBE @ 300fsb DFI LanP UT SLI-DR eVGA 8800gts 640mb 2x1gb Corsair XMS TwinX P 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250 g sataII Max†or NEC DVD+/-DL XP pro 20.1 inch wide 5ms 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Some old Thing OCZ GameXstream 600w Spire Baby! Logitech G5 
Mouse Pad
What? 
  hide details  
Reply
Nameless Traitor
(14 items)
 
†he cu|†
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core I7 920@3.8ghz Asus P6T-Deluxe GTX 570 1.2gb ;p Mushkin RedLine: 3x2GB 1600mhz 998805 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
128GB Crucial M4 SSD + 2 x 250GB + 500GB Extern... Noctua U12P Win7 Ultimate 64-bit 20in Wide LCD 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Ducky OCN 1008 MX Brown MechBoard Corsair CMPSU-750HX HAF 932! Logitech G5 
Mouse Pad
Cool Warhammer Print 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Opty 165 CCBBE @ 300fsb DFI LanP UT SLI-DR eVGA 8800gts 640mb 2x1gb Corsair XMS TwinX P 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250 g sataII Max†or NEC DVD+/-DL XP pro 20.1 inch wide 5ms 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Some old Thing OCZ GameXstream 600w Spire Baby! Logitech G5 
Mouse Pad
What? 
  hide details  
Reply
post #25695 of 28692
I have two sticks of the 512mb DDR500 ram. Its made to be set that high at default.
Primary Gaming PC
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5-3570 AsRock Z77 Extreme 3 HIS HD4890 G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel 520 Cherryville SSD Samsung Blu-Ray w/ LightScribe Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Viewsonic VX2250WM-LED 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Gaming Cooler Master GX 650W 80+ Bronze Thermaltake Chaser MK-I Razer Copperhead Wired Laser Gaming 
Mouse Pad
XTrac Ripper 
  hide details  
Reply
Primary Gaming PC
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5-3570 AsRock Z77 Extreme 3 HIS HD4890 G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel 520 Cherryville SSD Samsung Blu-Ray w/ LightScribe Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Viewsonic VX2250WM-LED 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Gaming Cooler Master GX 650W 80+ Bronze Thermaltake Chaser MK-I Razer Copperhead Wired Laser Gaming 
Mouse Pad
XTrac Ripper 
  hide details  
Reply
post #25696 of 28692
it was really nice when our DDR1 machines were beating out DDR2 Builds for quite some time. biggrin.gif
Nameless Traitor
(14 items)
 
†he cu|†
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core I7 920@3.8ghz Asus P6T-Deluxe GTX 570 1.2gb ;p Mushkin RedLine: 3x2GB 1600mhz 998805 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
128GB Crucial M4 SSD + 2 x 250GB + 500GB Extern... Noctua U12P Win7 Ultimate 64-bit 20in Wide LCD 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Ducky OCN 1008 MX Brown MechBoard Corsair CMPSU-750HX HAF 932! Logitech G5 
Mouse Pad
Cool Warhammer Print 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Opty 165 CCBBE @ 300fsb DFI LanP UT SLI-DR eVGA 8800gts 640mb 2x1gb Corsair XMS TwinX P 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250 g sataII Max†or NEC DVD+/-DL XP pro 20.1 inch wide 5ms 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Some old Thing OCZ GameXstream 600w Spire Baby! Logitech G5 
Mouse Pad
What? 
  hide details  
Reply
Nameless Traitor
(14 items)
 
†he cu|†
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core I7 920@3.8ghz Asus P6T-Deluxe GTX 570 1.2gb ;p Mushkin RedLine: 3x2GB 1600mhz 998805 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
128GB Crucial M4 SSD + 2 x 250GB + 500GB Extern... Noctua U12P Win7 Ultimate 64-bit 20in Wide LCD 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Ducky OCN 1008 MX Brown MechBoard Corsair CMPSU-750HX HAF 932! Logitech G5 
Mouse Pad
Cool Warhammer Print 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Opty 165 CCBBE @ 300fsb DFI LanP UT SLI-DR eVGA 8800gts 640mb 2x1gb Corsair XMS TwinX P 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250 g sataII Max†or NEC DVD+/-DL XP pro 20.1 inch wide 5ms 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Some old Thing OCZ GameXstream 600w Spire Baby! Logitech G5 
Mouse Pad
What? 
  hide details  
Reply
post #25697 of 28692
Quote:
Originally Posted by StormX2 View Post

it was really nice when our DDR1 machines were beating out DDR2 Builds for quite some time. biggrin.gif

Hah, I remember that. Well, we beat AM2 stuff, but I think the Core architecture ended that reign.
Sager NP5165
(7 items)
 
 
CPUGraphicsHard DriveOptical Drive
I7 2630QM Nvidia Geforce GT 555 Hitachi BLU-RAY 
MonitorMonitorMouse
1080p Matte 95% Color Gamut Yamakasi Precision 2703 LED IPS Microsoft Sidewinder 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Opteron 170 DFI NF4 Ultra-D 8800GTS 4x1GB GSkill 500mhz HZs 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
160GB + 120GB LiteOn LiteScribe DVD burner Windows 7 Home Prem. Samsung 220WM 22" + LG f-Engine 17" (dual screen) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
HP Internet/Media Keyboard Ultra 600W AeroCool AeroEngine II. Rice for computers Logitech LX7 
Mouse Pad
Belkin with Gel Wrist Pad 
  hide details  
Reply
Sager NP5165
(7 items)
 
 
CPUGraphicsHard DriveOptical Drive
I7 2630QM Nvidia Geforce GT 555 Hitachi BLU-RAY 
MonitorMonitorMouse
1080p Matte 95% Color Gamut Yamakasi Precision 2703 LED IPS Microsoft Sidewinder 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Opteron 170 DFI NF4 Ultra-D 8800GTS 4x1GB GSkill 500mhz HZs 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
160GB + 120GB LiteOn LiteScribe DVD burner Windows 7 Home Prem. Samsung 220WM 22" + LG f-Engine 17" (dual screen) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
HP Internet/Media Keyboard Ultra 600W AeroCool AeroEngine II. Rice for computers Logitech LX7 
Mouse Pad
Belkin with Gel Wrist Pad 
  hide details  
Reply
post #25698 of 28692
any one had to replace their capacitors yet? if a different PSU doesn't fix my issues i'm tempted to blame the caps.
Core 2 Haf
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
C2Q Q9550 ASUS P5E3 Deluxe Wifi-AP GTX 480 Kingston HyperX DDR3 KHX1600C9D3K2/8G 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
PNY 1333 55gb, 320Gb, 500GB, 1TB Hyper 212 EVO Win 7 Ultimate 64bit 
OSOSPowerCase
Lubuntu 13.04 x64 OS X 10.8.5 TX750 Haf 912 
  hide details  
Reply
Core 2 Haf
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
C2Q Q9550 ASUS P5E3 Deluxe Wifi-AP GTX 480 Kingston HyperX DDR3 KHX1600C9D3K2/8G 
RAMHard DriveCoolingOS
PNY 1333 55gb, 320Gb, 500GB, 1TB Hyper 212 EVO Win 7 Ultimate 64bit 
OSOSPowerCase
Lubuntu 13.04 x64 OS X 10.8.5 TX750 Haf 912 
  hide details  
Reply
post #25699 of 28692
I always try to go for boards with solid state caps anymore. I almost refuse to buy one with the older liquid caps because I like things to last a long time. Also, if a board has a hot running northbridge I won't buy it either. They tend to go bad as well.
Primary Gaming PC
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5-3570 AsRock Z77 Extreme 3 HIS HD4890 G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel 520 Cherryville SSD Samsung Blu-Ray w/ LightScribe Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Viewsonic VX2250WM-LED 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Gaming Cooler Master GX 650W 80+ Bronze Thermaltake Chaser MK-I Razer Copperhead Wired Laser Gaming 
Mouse Pad
XTrac Ripper 
  hide details  
Reply
Primary Gaming PC
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5-3570 AsRock Z77 Extreme 3 HIS HD4890 G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel 520 Cherryville SSD Samsung Blu-Ray w/ LightScribe Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Viewsonic VX2250WM-LED 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Gaming Cooler Master GX 650W 80+ Bronze Thermaltake Chaser MK-I Razer Copperhead Wired Laser Gaming 
Mouse Pad
XTrac Ripper 
  hide details  
Reply
post #25700 of 28692
Thats funny because the best 939 boards you can get have electrolytic caps, LOL. Making fun of course, solid caps for 939 era is almost impossible to find. DFI Venus, and your AMD chipset board, other then that, IDK... Mebbe that weird Foxconn reboot board they made couple years ago.

Got my eVGA GTX 260 C216 today! vModded it through BIOS to 1.18v, and Im at 729 / 1512 (??) shader / 1053 mem stable so far. Keeping the fan 100% of course, waiting on my Accelero to come for it, shooting for 800+ with extra volts on that cooler. 60C tops in Crysis benchmark, very high, 4x AA, 1920 x 1080, bout 18fps average. Dang nice for 939. 32fps average in 'high' settings... I have a 939 that can play Crysis SMOOTH! lol

Set a new 3dmark06 personal record on 939 with 11,173 points. w00t w00t
Jack out the box
(17 items)
 
Back-up Beauty
(17 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 8350 Gigabyte 990FX UD3 R5 Sapphire RX 480 reference Corsair Dominator Platinums 16GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
256GB Samsung 840 Pro 1TB WD Black LG dvd+r Custom water loop 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windoze 7 Samsung SyncMaster 2333HD USB generic SeaSonic X750 GOLD 85+ 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
MicroCool Banchetto 101 tech station Razer Diamondback epic galaxy deep space render E-MU 
Other
This rig is awesome :) 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Opteron 185 ASUS A8N32_SLI Deluxe eVGA GTX 950 2GB 16GB DDR1 Samsung UCCC 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
2x 640 GB Western digital Caviar Black 120GB Crucial M4 SSD Generic DVD+R, SATA Corsair tower cooler, generic. Not very good, b... 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win7 52" Sony Bravia 1080p Logitech K400 wireless kb/mouse Corsair TX650, 2011+ model 
CaseAudio
Modded Antec 902 On-board 
  hide details  
Reply
Jack out the box
(17 items)
 
Back-up Beauty
(17 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD 8350 Gigabyte 990FX UD3 R5 Sapphire RX 480 reference Corsair Dominator Platinums 16GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
256GB Samsung 840 Pro 1TB WD Black LG dvd+r Custom water loop 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windoze 7 Samsung SyncMaster 2333HD USB generic SeaSonic X750 GOLD 85+ 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
MicroCool Banchetto 101 tech station Razer Diamondback epic galaxy deep space render E-MU 
Other
This rig is awesome :) 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Opteron 185 ASUS A8N32_SLI Deluxe eVGA GTX 950 2GB 16GB DDR1 Samsung UCCC 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
2x 640 GB Western digital Caviar Black 120GB Crucial M4 SSD Generic DVD+R, SATA Corsair tower cooler, generic. Not very good, b... 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Win7 52" Sony Bravia 1080p Logitech K400 wireless kb/mouse Corsair TX650, 2011+ model 
CaseAudio
Modded Antec 902 On-board 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: AMD - General
Overclock.net › Forums › AMD › AMD - General › The Socket 939 Appreciation Club and Knowledgebase [Official]