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You do have CPU-z running to verify your clock frequencies right? Then you will know if you're throttling. If you can load your CPU to 100% and see the speed is the same in CPU-z as you expect it to be, then you are not being held back.
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You do have CPU-z running to verify your clock frequencies right? Then you will know if you're throttling. If you can load your CPU to 100% and see the speed is the same in CPU-z as you expect it to be, then you are not being held back.
hmm, good idea, sure
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Yeah, I wanna re do the loop, i dont think there was enough good quality antifreeze in there...it was like some diluted bs mixture my dad had because he was too cheap to buy me some good stuff :|.
Antifreeze is just that and offers no improvement in the cooling. IT's purpose is to prevent corrosion and prevent freezing. The best solution is either 10-20% Antifreeze or none at all and use a corrosion inhibitor.
Funny thing is it's the same for street rods and PC water cooling
Actually, Antifreeze inhibits cooling... try running it 100% in a car and watch it overheat under high loads.
    
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It can be just a bad temperature reading, maybe the temp sensor is defective. It can also be a bios issue so you could try to visit the DFI website to see if any new bios showed up that solves this kind of problem.
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There was a BIOS revision that dealt with perfomance issues of Dual Core CPUs.. (on 2005/06/23)

http://www.dfi.com.tw/Support/Downlo...FLAG=A&SITE=US

Check if you flashed your BIOS to that version or newer.
    
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There was a BIOS revision that dealt with perfomance issues of Dual Core CPUs.. (on 2005/06/23)

http://www.dfi.com.tw/Support/Downlo...FLAG=A&SITE=US

Check if you flashed your BIOS to that version or newer.
ya thats the BIOS that i have. the 6-23 one.. there probably is something wrong with sensor.. i'll ask around in dfi-street.com.. thx guys
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