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Easy 4ghz Processor?

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  1. diGitaL New Member

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    that's a nice voltage..
    Yeah i think you can hit 4 ghz with that.
     
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    currently I'd search for a E0 prescott ;)
     
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    e0 prescott out yet?
     
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    heard something about a 2.8ghz @ 4ghz /w boxed hsf
     
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    sure.. but the voltages listed on intel site have been wrong several times before.
    E0 Prescott maybe is more interessting ;)
     
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    True,then maybe the E0 prescott is more interresting....
    (not that i'm getting one :p )
     
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    I STILL wouldnt buy a prescott......
     
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    soon we'll have to buy a prescott - until pentium M reaches the desktop ;) northwood is about to be discontinued by some large german shops
     
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    If you can adequately cool the Prescott, then there is no reason not to buy one. They have SSE3, hidden 64-bit extensions, and they reach higher frequencies with less voltage. As long as you can keep one cool, you're golden.
     
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    Nothing wrong with Prescott cores. They are designed to run load temps near 70C. Get the right cooling for it, and they are the best for overclocking. The new Zalman cpu cooler seems to do the job adequately. Bringing some load temps down into the mid 50C's.
     
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    Holy SH1T! If my AMD were to run at 1.4v, it won't even hit 1.5GHz...Gotta love those prescotts.
     
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    there are AMD cpus which hit 2ghz @ 1.4V or even less Vcore...
     
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    You compare voltages here instead of the heat generated by the CPU.
    My Athlon XP @ 2.4ghz @1.85vcore is running much cooler than the prescott of my mate.
    The Prescott sucks more power than a XP and generates more heat therefore.
     
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    If it uses less volts and consumes just as many or more watts of power, then there will be more resistance and thus more heat given off.
     

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