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:D :D :D :D :D My 3700+ Sandy is here!

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I got my 3700+ San Diego today. It's stepping KACAE, week 05, year 06. It's shiny. Combined with my new DFI Lanparty UT NF4 Ultra-D and Big Typhoon, I'm hoping for 3Ghz. It's not running yet (PSU is in my dad's rig), but I'm great performance with my 7600GT. I'm so excited.
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Awesome man! Is that a good stepping, not to familiar with steppings.
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I'm pretty sure, I think it's the same that dangerousHobo has, he got 3GHz on the stock heatsink.
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whts your FPS on some new games?
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Thats a nice stepping. Hopefully it'll like low voltage like mine. 1.48v for 2.97 and 1.50v for 3.02
Glade to see you got the DFI also.
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Good stuff Namrac, that is a good stepping, should smash the 3G easily.

What you hoping for out of that puppy...3.0...3.1??
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Haven't got it running yet, but happy to report it posts. The logo is sweet-looking. Gotta install windows, that's a pain.

And I'm hoping for 3GHz, 3.1GHz would be sweet too.
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Is it Windows then mobo drivers, or mobo drivers then Windows? I can never remember.
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Is it Windows then mobo drivers, or mobo drivers then Windows? I can never remember.
well, you cant really install the mobo drivers unless windows is running...
Windows first, then install drivers for mobo, gpu etc..., then upgrade "bios" for mobo, I think that's what you meant?

I would recoment upgrading the bios first before overclocking, you may have a bit more options or more stability that way. At least I did with mine....
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