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    Need recommendation for good reliable hdd

    Western Digital all the way. Ive had 2 640GB Blue Edition drives that went over 20k hours with not one fault or error. I currently have a 1TB Blue and 2TB Green both no issues. The first seagate 1.5TB drive ive brought new started having errors after 1 month started making odd noises after 6...
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    New Zealand

    Thats very true, some things are quite decent prices, but some things are completely OTT
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    New Zealand

    They are $187.88 for retail box, No urs wont, you need a mb with a AMD SB750 or 710 southbridge, yours is SB600. I unlocked mine with a cheap Gigabyte-MA785GM-US2H mb was only like $160
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    New Zealand

    If any1 is interested, Playtech has AMD Phenom II X2 550 with batch no 0924EPMW which have 4/5 chance of unlocking to quad core, I have emailed them and thats all they have. Just got 1 yesterday, unlocked to quad and runs well unvolted to 1.25V
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    What AMD CPU under 120$

    A AMD X3 8750 is just within your buget also (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103295)
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    E5200 4Ghz, Do you think my budget build can do it?

    It posted from completely off no problem at 1.55V bios, i upped it up to 1.6V through Gigacraps Easytune program, the only time i have problems is posting from cold boot at over 3.8ghz. I have a Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme with just a 1200rpm 12cm on it, 1200rpm 12cm at the back of the case...
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    E5200 4Ghz, Do you think my budget build can do it?

    Yeap load voltage and temp, idle was about 40 and 1.58V, bios was set at 1.6V
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    E5200 4Ghz, Do you think my budget build can do it?

    Yeap tryed that, still 3.9ghz needs 1.55V+ and im not even sure how long that would stay stable, not really worth putting in that much extra volts for 100mhz, I was impressed with the temps though, even while running 1.55V load it was under 64 degrees
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    E5200 4Ghz, Do you think my budget build can do it?

    No i havent tryed it yet but i will do, thanks for the tip 3.6ghz is a walk in the park for most if not all the E5200's but unless you get a really good chip its difficult to push it to 4ghz+
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    E5200 4Ghz, Do you think my budget build can do it?

    When i upgraded from AMD to a E5200 i expected it to run at 4ghz, and i was dissapointed badly, 3.7-3.8 is a more reasonable target. What Gigabyte mb did you get?, cause if you got the one i got (EP43-DS3) you will probably hate it as much as i do.
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    AMD x2 5000+

    Might need more voltage for that speed, but then it would probably fail due to high temps, If you lower the mutli to 12@ same settings will it pass p95?
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    AMD x2 5000+

    Well done, how much are you willing to spend for a cooler?
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    AMD x2 5000+

    Your right it is actually a pretty good overclock for the voltage you have it running it at, i had to push 1.46V to get 3.2 and 1.42V to get 3ghz. Upping NB voltage may help, did you get any more fsb from increasing the voltage from normal to +0.1V? ,If you did then theres a good chance that...
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    AMD x2 5000+

    sounds like a mb limit, not a cpu one, I havent come across a brisbane with a fsb wall that low , it is possile but unlikely, all my previous X2's(4000,4200 and 5600) all ran past 320 FSb
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    AMD x2 5000+

    Some people believe that if you add 20 degrees it will be the right temp, i have also heard about its CPU temp+room temp. I dont think i would trust any of it, if a cpu is too hot it will error in orthos. So when i had one, i clocked it to a speed that i knew was stable(like 3ghz), then just...
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    AMD x2 5000+

    Try using a lower mutli, then try uping the FSB if it still doesnt work then its probably the mb, if it works then its probably the limit for the CPU. Also if it a brisbane core those temp readings are probably wrong, very few read the right temp
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    Help overclocking E5200

    Mine hates everything apart from 12.5 and 10, iv e booted up too ~4.1ghz but any amount of volts will not allow it to run any faster than 3.8, i have yet to try really playing with the vvt voltage yet, whats the max safely allowed?. 52 degrees at what voltage?, and whats ur room temp?. MSI...
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    Help overclocking E5200

    Ive have now got it stable at 3.8ghz @380FSB, i did noiice that quite alot of the E5200's are FSB walled at ~320-330 FSB. I have tryed using a higher mutli but the mb just seems happier at 380@10 mutli, since it will actually boot at more than 1000 ram speed and when i was running it at higher...
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    Help overclocking E5200

    I have actually already tryed this to make sure it wouldnt fail due to temps with whatever voltage im happy putting through it.I had it @~1.59 bios which was around 1.576 idle and 1.55 load, After 20 mins the temp was still under 70 degrees i really cant remember exactly. I then put the mutli...
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    Help overclocking E5200

    Thanks to everyone with there replys, i think that i was expecting too much from it.@Silkstone im currently got it stable@3.8ghz with 1013mhz ram at 1.456V idle and 1.440V load with temps at around 62 degrees,@ JC316 i tryed uping the mch volts but it wont boot with anything above...
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    Help overclocking E5200

    I recently replaced my aging AMD X2 4200+ with a Intel E5200, i also brought a Gigabyte EP43-DS3(P43 chipset) which was a mistake since its the biggest piece of temperamental crap. It simply wont run the CPU at over 3.8ghz, wont boot with the ram over stock (1000mhz), Any changes in CPU...
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    Pair of 3870x2's not in Crossfire?

    Maybe try running 1 X2 and the 2 3870's from your Intel and see if you get the same problem.
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    Are the high dollar keyboards worth it?

    I have had the same HP keyboard for 10+ years, i would never dream of replacing it, sure it doesnt have all the features of newer keyboards but i cant justify spending $130NZ on a G15 when i could buy a 640GB HDD or 4GB of ram for the same about of money, and how i treat my keyboard the G15...
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    AMD Launches Faster X3 8850 and X2 5050e Processors

    How is the X3 8850 the first tri core black edition when there is the 8750 black avaliable now(http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103295)?. Thanks for the info
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    PowerColor Adds to the Radeon HD 4830 Range

    How much slower would this be than a 4850?