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post #11 of 28
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Originally Posted by steveo42024
Yes very nice cpu(the best) but I think its a little out of his price range.
In that case I say 2800+ Sempron, known to be a great oc'er
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post #12 of 28
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In that case I say 2800+ Sempron, known to be a great oc'er
yeah, and coupled with a mobo that allows for a high HT, a.k.a. the DFI Lanparty UT 250-GB youll have a nice highly clocked chip on your hands.
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yeah, and coupled with a mobo that allows for a high HT, a.k.a. the DFI Lanparty UT 250-GB youll have a nice highly clocked chip on your hands.
Thats actually something Im working on right now for a folding rig(see sig)
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post #14 of 28
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Thats actually something Im working on right now for a folding rig(see sig)
Ah I see.. But the core is Palermo, based off of the Venice .
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post #15 of 28
Semprons OC real well, just ask pplz like Jori, just like he mentioned. The Socket 754 athlons arent the greatest OCers but because its a budget line processor socket using a performance line processor they do produce ALOT of heat and will need unusal amounts of vcore. Go for a 256kb sempron instead
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Semprons OC real well, just ask pplz like Jori, just like he mentioned. The Socket 754 athlons arent the greatest OCers but because its a budget line processor socket using a performance line processor they do produce ALOT of heat and will need unusal amounts of vcore. Go for a 256kb sempron instead
What are you talking about? Heat? 754? Helloo.. 754 is for mobiles lol. The Newarks are great as well as the Turions.
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I bought the 2800+ and Biostar MOBO combo on newegg and they pretty much rock as far as OC'ing and price ($140 shipped), with the stock fan I was able to reach above 2000 and only about 42 degrees max temp!! Great for the money!! Can't wait to buy a better hs/fan and better RAM and oc more.
    
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post #18 of 28
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I must ask:
can you clock on your MSI Delta2 ???
My older brother has an MSI Delta2 Platinum and there is not much!
When I use Dynamiy OC then it runs but if I normal OC always it says
driver IRQL and make a physikel ..... !?!?!?!
Now I give him my old ABit NF7-S rev2.0 and it runs perfect
Yes, my MSI Delta2 clocks pretty well. I've never tried the dynamic oc feature, but the core center that runs under windows works pretty well. The bios also has lots of good tweeking options. I'm running 176 x 12.5 with a 1:1 divider right now. It will easily do 200MHz with my XP-M, but my RAM sux, so i run it at 176/176 'cause syncronous FSB/RAM is faster than 200/166.

Thanx for the suggestions, everyone. Either the Venice or the sempron 64 are the ones i was considering. I think i'll go with the Sempron.

I was also going to pair that up with an NForce 4 Mobo so it'll have pci express. Any thoughts on a good one that's cheap. I saw a ECS on newegg that looked pretty good and the reviews said it had some decent oc options.
    
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post #19 of 28
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Ah I see.. But the core is Palermo, based off of the Venice .
Most are but I have a LBBIX which is based off the winchester. Ill be getting a e6 soon though
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post #20 of 28
Definitely go with s939, s754 is in the past. 939's OC better anyway because most or all of them are 90nm, instead of the old 130nm (most or all 754's). Besides, 939 gives you some head room to upgrade.

I have heard the 939 Venice cores do very well. Since you are going for a cheaper system I would go for the 3000+ s939 Venice, or the 3200+ s939 Venice, the 3200+ would be more benificial to overclocking because of its 11x multiplier.

Another good reason is that the 754's do not have dual memory controllers like the 939 socket does.
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