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Old 31st July 2002, 16:07   #1
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due to the fact that
1. I didn't need the excess power for the moment since I'm barely using the p4 setup these last few days. (no gaming, lotsa office work to catch up, hot weather)
2. I got a bit scared seeing what happened with the overclockability on the ^p4 after exposing it to high voltages for some benching time (it went down!)

I decided to find a sweetspot.

what I needed was
1. a totally primestable setup
2.a vcore that (almost ) never went above 1.70 (to be sure it wouldn't cause any trouble, since multiple sources speak of 1.75+ vcore problems)
3.highest possible corefrequency that could take 1 and 2

I got to 3020 mhz at a mean of 1.66 Vcore primestable.
should be fast enough to get me thru the next few months with no danger whatsoever.





idle = 47 under roomtemp
stressed = 38's under roomtemp
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Old 31st July 2002, 17:28   #2
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3Ghz+ is fast enough for me.

If I were you I'd concentrate on serious GPU cooling instead of CPU. 3.0 or 3.3 Ghz makes less differance than 330Mhz - 360Mhz GPU i assume...
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I let it on 2.8Ghz all the time, 1.57 vcore.
it's fast enough for me...

nice temps btw :hail:
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