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Well any good you guys??? Im an intel man so i have no clue what im doing here lol. This is on the stock cooler mind you

EDIT: BTW i got a 30 sec 1M super pi with that crappy value ram. Any good??

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I don't know about San Diego's specifically, but generally the A64's get around 2.6 to 2.8. 2.9 is pretty good, considering stock cooling. What's the temps?
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Originally Posted by Pinhead-227
I don't know about San Diego's specifically, but generally the A64's get around 2.6 to 2.8. 2.9 is pretty good, considering stock cooling. What's the temps?
it idles at 39c (see the pic) and while folding its at like 49c
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Well heck, that's not bad at all. I wouldn't be surprised a bit that with a little better cooling, and vCore up to about 1.6, you'd be able to get to 3.0 Ghz.

Edit: What skin is that? It looks pretty cool.
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i use windows blinds and i think its called dogma x4? lol. i cant wait till i get my new ram and water cooling in then ill unleash the full potential of my system
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Try and get 10x290, yeah thats a good OC, but 10x290 is going to be better in the long run, you might need a small divider, but thats not gonna hurt anything really.

edit: to your above post, I dont know about that CPU stepping, but 2.9ghz isnt bad at all, why buy new ram if you are at a good speed? chances are you wont get past 3.0ghz stable, even with new ram, me, im looking to get 3.0stable with my new ram, dont know about 3.2+ with water, might be possible with a pelt, but not water alone, and i estimate youd need about 1.7vcore to do it too.
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Try and get 10x290, yeah thats a good OC, but 10x290 is going to be better in the long run, you might need a small divider, but thats not gonna hurt anything really.

edit: to your above post, I dont know about that CPU stepping, but 2.9ghz isnt bad at all, why buy new ram if you are at a good speed? chances are you wont get past 3.0ghz stable, even with new ram, me, im looking to get 3.0stable with my new ram, dont know about 3.2+ with water, might be possible with a pelt, but not water alone, and i estimate youd need about 1.7vcore to do it too.
i need new ram because im using a BIG divider and im probably hurting my performance a lil i can boot at 3.025 on the stock cooler so i think 3.0 stable with water is very realistic with my cpu. This new stepping (KAB2E) seems to be doing very well from what i read around the net. So when i get everything in sync ill see what i can get
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What divider are you using? Oh im not saying you cant get to 3.0ghz, im saying like 3.2-3.4 probably wont happen without a pelt and more than 1.6v...but I dont know what your goal is so i cant tell ya too much cept for that.
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post #9 of 12
Good job wax, you are definetly getting the hang of it, looking good.
To get that superpi time quicker, you gotta try to find the maximum speed your ram will run. Then at that point, Tweak your settings a little....which I wont mind doing
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post #10 of 12
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What divider are you using? Oh im not saying you cant get to 3.0ghz, im saying like 3.2-3.4 probably wont happen without a pelt and more than 1.6v...but I dont know what your goal is so i cant tell ya too much cept for that.
i dunno its in the first pic lol. But i got my pump fixed so im gonna out my w/c in tonight and see what i can do. My mobo hates my ram it boots fine sometimes and other it wont at all. I hear DFI doesnt like the cheap ram lol but ill see what i can do tonight.
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