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post #1 of 14
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WOW!

The 0540 FPBW stepping is absolutely amazing! As some of you know, I ordered an opteron 148, and unfortunately this isn't mine but take a look for yourself. 3.2ghz ON AIR. Think about phase!

http://cgi.ebay.com/Opteron-146-CABY...QQcmdZViewItem
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post #2 of 14
I so want that!
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screw phase, think about ln2
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HAHA a first 8ghz amd lmao.
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post #5 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by zerohour
WOW!

The 0540 FPBW stepping is absolutely amazing! As some of you know, I ordered an opteron 148, and unfortunately this isn't mine but take a look for yourself. 3.2ghz ON AIR. Think about phase!

http://cgi.ebay.com/Opteron-146-CABY...QQcmdZViewItem
It certainly looks like a good chip but you have to look beyond the hype a bit. 3.22 GHz is a suicide shot and the seller does state that the CPU is not stable at that speed. The maximum stable speed is around 3.09 GHz on air which is still nothing to scoff at but considering many Opterons can hit 3ish GHz on air, it's not as special.

One thing is for sure, the seller knows how to generate excitement.
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muahaha, i bought that stepping locally for 199

Great stepping indeed, i was able to push 3.0 at 1.5V on AIR with temps NEVER passing 44

My ram sucks so i had to back it down to 2.8, i aint complaining.
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post #7 of 14
Interesting! And the craze shall begin all over again!
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post #8 of 14
nice wish my 170 could hit 3.0, oh well
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post #9 of 14
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muahaha, i bought that stepping locally for 199

Great stepping indeed, i was able to push 3.0 at 1.5V on AIR with temps NEVER passing 44

My ram sucks so i had to back it down to 2.8, i aint complaining.
where did you get yours?
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post #10 of 14
Such a shame that the 939 opterons will soon be history. I was going to order one from newegg as they're one of the few with remaining stock but theres no guarentee what the stepping will be now.
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