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amd x2 cool & quiet driver?

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    hey i was wondering if there was a cool & quiet driver for X2's. the only thing i can find is a linux ver. is there a winxp ver?
     
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    C&Q is bad for overclockers anyway. If I were you I would stay away from it.

    BTW nice OC on that CPU, it's faster than my 5200+ now :wtf:
     
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    yeah i cant get it stable at anything higher, i tried lowering the multi limiting my ram, upping the voltage a little. and nothing works. :( i think i had too high of expectations for this chip cause so far i havent noticed any performance dif from my 3000+ at 2.5. but with my old cpu my ram was running at ddr450. do you think my ram is bottlenecking my system? it is just value ram form 3 years ago. i want to do as much as i can with out spending much more money on this computer. next week i am getting this vid card http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16814150233 so that will take care of the vid card bottleneck. but as far as over all system performance what would you suggest?
     
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    i just like C&Q because of the lower idle temps. i had it running on my last cpu and it would go from 1.4 to 2.4 and idle temps were like 80F or 22C which was nice
     
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    Cool and Quiet is gay, don't bother with it.
     
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    i just like it for the decreased idle temps. why is it gay?
     
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    Cause my friend's is buggy and NEVER raises his fan speed lol
     
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    When overclocked, it can quickly and easily cause the following:

    1.) Increased false sense of stability.- CPU is running at a slower clock speed when idle. Stability! Until you do something, and it clocks back up and crashes your system.

    2.) Instability from rapid adjustments out of spec- while it works very well, suddenly adjusting from 1ghz to 3.2ghz will not be perfect every time. :p
     
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    I don't like anything that changes clock speeds like that...my old ASUS N.O.S. didn't work very well
     
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    I know o.o
     
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    thanks hat, although i am not sure what one i want to do next. vid card or ram. my current ram is prety good for being value ram. with my old cpu i had it at ddr450 for months (not stable with this cpu :( ) so i am thinking about the vid card first. the xfx 7600GT with GDDR3 for 139 @ newegg.i found iit 30 bucks cheaper on another site but it was in AU so shipping was 30 bucks and it would take a few weeks so i will go with the EGG!! :D then i think i will get the DDR although almost every review for that ddr500 said it will fail after 6 months or so :(
     
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    I disagree. Please explain why you alleged the quoted portion above.
     
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    Here ya go:

    I agree with Dippy, based on personal experience.
     
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    No.

    There is other drivers available for Windows XP that should yeild similar result when compareed to Cool n' Qiet drivers for other operating systems (see Namslas90's post above).
     

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