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OK...heres what I have;
I'm looking to OC the processor....I KNOW I NEED TO BRING THE TEMPS DOWN FIRST


System Specs

Operating System :Microsoft Windows XP Professionnal 5.01.2600 Service Pack 2

Motherboard
PropertyValue
ManufacturerMICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD
ModelMS-6570
Chipset ModelnForce2 AGP Controller
Chipset VendorNvidia Corp

CPUAMD Athlon XP2500+barton (currently 1.83ghz)
Cpu SocketSocket A
Processor UpgradeZIF Socket
Max CPU Speed2200 MHz
CoolerMaster 80mm fan/heatsink

Power
500 watt Glacier w/manual adjust

Hard drives
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Device IDIDE\\DISKMAXTOR_6Y060L0
Device IDIDE\\DISKMAXTOR_6Y060L0

Memory
Physical Memory :1024 MB (2 x 512 DDR-SDRAM )

CD-Rom
PropertyValue
Device IDIDE\\CDROMSAMSUNG_CD-R/RW_SW-252B

Graphics
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DescriptionNVIDIA GeForce FX 5700 Ultra/w Coolbits manual OC
core clock frequency-543 Mhz
Memory clock frequency-1.04Ghz
Arctic Cooler

Monitor
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DriverDescSyncMaster 753DF(T)/ 783DF(T), MagicSyncMaster AQ17DF
17 inch flat
Mouse
PropertyValue
DescriptionMicrosoft USB IntelliMouse Explorer 3.0 (IntelliPoint)

Keyboard
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DescriptionStandard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard

Overall cooling
4x80mm fans+ 80mm heatsink fan + 2 80mm PS fans

Current temps
Processor Temperature :43 °C
Mainboard Temperature :35 °C
Hard Disk Temperature Maxtor 6Y060L0 :22 °C

What ya think??
How do I go about;
1)reducing the temps further?
2) crankin up the processor?(I've been told that this CPU could be run comfortably as a 3200+)
3)A suggested Mobo replacement?
Any/All suggestions would be GREATLY Appreciated!!
BTW....hope I'm in the right area
 

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The XP cpu was known to run warm. As long as you have air cooling it will still run warm, You may want to look into getting a big Typhoon. It would pull the temps down, but don't look for a big drop. With added volts comes more heat
 

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Will Do Lone136...any Idea how hot she can run before damage will occur??
Ive been told it has a threshold of about 160C....but that seems WAY TO HIGH!
THANK YOU
 

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I just changed to an antec P180 case and it dropped my temps significantly
MY fans are running on med and you can 2 more 120 MM fans
 

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Originally Posted by mechh69

I just changed to an antec P180 case and it dropped my temps significantly
MY fans are running on med and you can 2 more 120 MM fans

OH...thats one thing I forgot.....
ATX Demon case, also add another 80mm fan on teh side

I seem to be getting quite a bit of air-flow/exhaust....but I think the Volcano's the ticket...the lights don't create any heat....but I'm thinking of removing them anyway!
If ya noticed the "U" on the side case....YEA I'M A GAMER.....Unreal Tournament

These pics were taken as the project progressed....I'll see if I can get some final ones for ya's



Thanks for the input mechh69!!!
 
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