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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103470
I'm about to order it, Shamino told me that I should be able to get the processor running at 2.6GHz with my WC setup on a DFI LP NF3 250-GB, what do you guys think? Should I bite the bullet and go for it?
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Yeah, go for it!
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Anyone else?
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You could probably spend a tiny little extra (like 10 dollers) and get a 3200+ then that way you could get a total higher frequency.
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You could probably spend a tiny little extra (like 10 dollers) and get a 3200+ then that way you could get a total higher frequency.
Don't the 3000 and 3200 DTR processors have similar, if not the same transistor count? I'm pretty sure the processors will only have an OC differential of 50MHz with my WC setup.
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post #6 of 25
well thats sock 754 and do u have socket 754 or 939? well i think that it really wouldnt matter so go for it! i know people who got thiers to 2.4 ghz and that was on stock air cooling so with your setup it should be no problem.
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post #7 of 25
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It's socket 754, and my motherboard is socket 754. Ok, I'm about to press the submit order button!!
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I don't really see how you would get a higher OC with that cpu, runs at 1.5V and uses a 130nm process. But I'm probably wrong!
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post #9 of 25
I wouldn't go DTR. For socket 754, newark is probably the best proc to get, but expensive.

Unless you get a higher multiplier, you probably won't get above 2500
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post #10 of 25
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Originally Posted by Xavier1421
I wouldn't go DTR. For socket 754, newark is probably the best proc to get, but expensive.

Unless you get a higher multiplier, you probably won't get above 2500
Yeah, Newarks are above my budget. Are DTR multipliers unlocked? If not are they physically unlockable, saw with a conductivity pen?
Edit: The processor is ordered, so there's no turning back now!
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