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Is a C0 revision any good for overclocking?

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I know that a D0 isn't as good as an E0 and that the C0 isn't as good as the D0, but can you still get decent overclocks out of a C0 revision. I'm looking at possibly getting a 2.8E with a C0 revision
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about 200-300 ghz with good airflow and great heatsink
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Your Celeron "D" @ 4.14GHz will walk all over it though.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by berzerker
I know that a D0 isn't as good as an E0 and that the C0 isn't as good as the D0, but can you still get decent overclocks out of a C0 revision. I'm looking at possibly getting a 2.8E with a C0 revision
Thats a darn nice overclock, you are going to have to spend some money to beat it. BTW what kind of temps are you getting?
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I had a 3.0 revision C0 and the overclocking on it was not very good.

the maximum i managed to get from it, air cooled was only 3.3-3.4ghz and that was topping out at 60*C +

Thats why i picked up the 2.4c northwood instead which is a much more cool running chip than that prescott and overclocks just as high.
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fstfrddy... thanks I'm quite proud of it. I'm hitting 58C under max load. And that's 100% stable. I game on those speeds . but I do have the voltage cranked up to 1.58V, so it's probably not going to last all that long.
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basically, I'm looking for a p4 with 1Mb L2 cache, an 800Mhz fsb, and doesn't have HT(from what I've seen it doesn't really help out with gaming performance, so it's paying extra for something I don't need). if anyone knows of a chip that matches this description, please let me know...
also, I found a 2.8E that might be an M revision? is there such a thing? http://www.ewiz.com/detail.php?p=2.8E_8001M&c=pw
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Quote:
Originally Posted by berzerker
basically, I'm looking for a p4 with 1Mb L2 cache, an 800Mhz fsb, and doesn't have HT(from what I've seen it doesn't really help out with gaming performance, so it's paying extra for something I don't need). if anyone knows of a chip that matches this description, please let me know...
also, I found a 2.8E that might be an M revision? is there such a thing? http://www.ewiz.com/detail.php?p=2.8E_8001M&c=pw
Ah... no, that's a C0 stepping, do aviod that processor! Just because it says M at the end doesn't mean it's a M0 stepping. They didn't make an M0 stepping for the 2.8E
    
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thanks. I appreciate the help
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I have C0 revision on my 2.4, and i got almost a gig of oc with just an XP-90
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