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I hope you get it this time Slink, I've got one on the way so we can compare notes
LoL for me, it's a tossup between the Kuma and the Brisbane 5400 BE.

Kuma (black edition) pros:
3600 MHz HT, 2 MB L3 Cache
Kuma cons:
it's hot. 95W thermal power

5400 BE pros:
It runs very cool at 65W thermal power, and overclocks well.
5400 BE cons:
It has no L3 cache, and the HT is only rated at 2000 MHz

Supposedly, the Kuma provides much greater throughput per Hz than any other dual core AMD. Any advice? I wanna try the Kuma, but the heat is a huge turn-off by comparison...
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If you want a 5400+ BE I'll sell you one at cost + S/H
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Originally Posted by Slink View Post
LoL for me, it's a tossup between the Kuma and the Brisbane 5400 BE.

Kuma (black edition) pros:
3600 MHz HT, 2 MB L3 Cache
Kuma cons:
it's hot. 95W thermal power

5400 BE pros:
It runs very cool at 65W thermal power, and overclocks well.
5400 BE cons:
It has no L3 cache, and the HT is only rated at 2000 MHz

Supposedly, the Kuma provides much greater throughput per Hz than any other dual core AMD. Any advice? I wanna try the Kuma, but the heat is a huge turn-off by comparison...
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If you want a 5400+ BE I'll sell you one at cost + S/H
Hmmm... ¿Cuantos dolores, señor? PM me with price plz, if you'd rly like to sell it. Thx, N2G. I'm goin to bed! ;-P Night...
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post #1554 of 12342
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I am joining the club

I have been playing around with overclocking and have a quick question and forgive me if it sounds silly

Once you clock up the CPU/Motherboard when you get to the point where the boot screen tells you there was a failure: F1 or reset bios options.

Thats unstable correct, the reason I ask is because F1 lets it continue to boot and run after that from 2.7 Ghz to 3.2 Ghz
Arrowslinger, welcome to OCN

Have you tried a more slow approach such as 2.9Ghz? I noticed your CPU-Z validation link of 2835Mhz. Did you make sure to perform plenty of stability testing at that overclock? Try dropping your memory divider so that your memory frequency is below the rated spec of 400Mhz.

Let us know

Good luck

N2Gaming and Slink, thanks for keeping that conversation in the PM's.
Edited by thlnk3r - 3/23/09 at 9:52pm
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Arrowslinger, welcome to OCN

Have you tried a more slow approach such as 2.9Ghz? I noticed your CPU-Z validation link of 2835Mhz. Did you make sure to perform plenty of stability testing at that overclock? Try dropping your memory divider so that your memory frequency is below the rated spec of 400Mhz.

Let us know

Good luck

N2Gaming and Slink, thanks for keeping that conversation in the PM's.
Yes 2835Mhz is the AI 10% increase in the bios, stable and good temps at that speed. Above 10% is when I get the F1 and then boots to windows, I have not tried any manual tweaks as of this moment.
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Yes 2835Mhz is the AI 10% increase in the bios, stable and good temps at that speed. Above 10% is when I get the F1 and then boots to windows, I have not tried any manual tweaks as of this moment.
So you are still running all your settings on auto??? That may be the problem.
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So you are still running all your settings on auto??? That may be the problem.
Yes, I have not ventured into manually changing things just yet.

OR, is that OC decent enough for that CPU with air cooling?
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Yes, I have not ventured into manually changing things just yet.

OR, is that OC decent enough for that CPU with air cooling?

If I'm not mistaken your cpu is just like a 5000+ but w/more cache and you have a stock multiplier of 13 if that is the case. you can set your ram timings to a static setting along w/the ram volts and the cpu voltage may use a slight increase after you set a static voltage. Static is any setting other then auto that you manully set. Try to set your cpu multiplier to 12 and your fsb to 250 cpu core volt to 1.37 your HT link multi to 4 and your ram timmings at 4.4.4.12 2T w ram 2.6 volts and see if it produces any thing possitive for you

Edit I forgot to tell you to lower your ram speed from ddr800 to ddr667 instead of the default ddr800. My guess is you are having a ram issue from the overclock and not changing your settings w/all on auto.
Edited by N2Gaming - 3/23/09 at 10:22pm
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You should be able to hit 3 maybe 3.2 not sure about the cooler.

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Yes, I have not ventured into manually changing things just yet.

OR, is that OC decent enough for that CPU with air cooling?
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Great suggestions N2Gaming

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Yes, I have not ventured into manually changing things just yet.
Arrowslinger, if you haven't already here is a very helpful overclocking guide that I recommend reading over. The guide explains on how to isolate each component. This procedure will show you how to set a baseline which should allow for easier overclocking: http://www.overclock.net/amd-general...ocket-am2.html.

Please don't hesitate to ask more questions.

Good luck
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