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Phenom II 925 Overclocking!

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I was expecting more... Hurry up and set some records man!!!
 

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Can you show us that it is actually a 925? Or is that all NDA and stuff?
 

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That is such a tease :banghead:
 

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Can you show us that it is actually a 925? Or is that all NDA and stuff?

If I am correct the top left and bottom right spots where there are no pins is showing us that. A 920 or 940 would have 3 missing pins there where as the 925 and 945 only have 2. but I could be wrong.
 

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No that's correct. I didn't think of that...
 

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If I am correct the top left and bottom right spots where there are no pins is showing us that. A 920 or 940 would have 3 missing pins there where as the 925 and 945 only have 2. but I could be wrong.
you are correct however the 940 has 940 pins while the 945/925 has 938, thus the 940/920 wont work on am3 boards. the top of the cpu does not say 925 at all, nor does it say phenom II. it says "AMD ES" all over it. :cool: the big copper thing is just that, a huge solid round of copper that is going to be machined into a ln2/dice pot.
 
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:rockout:

Have fun!
 
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Good luck out there Zen. Use heavy gloves!!! Hope they max near the 940. Or even better...
 
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Definitely subscribing to this.

Trying to work out whether to grab a 940 now, or wait for the AM3 chips.

Oh, and first dibs if you ever sell it ;)
 
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TESTICLES.

that is all.
 
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Show more pics!!!
 

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what mobo are you getting zen and i told you to ship methat chip since you dont have one :roll:
 

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Hey whats the hold up here! You've had a day! Need results! :D :D
 
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Don't make me come over there and beat the crap out of you. You better post some results/findings today:mad:
 

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Good luck out there Zen. Use heavy gloves!!! Hope they max near the 940. Or even better...
I couldn't ever see a 920 or 925 matching a 940, just because the locked multi. That is if you mean the world record, 6.3Ghz with no multi change would be extremely difficult me thinks.
 
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what mobo are you getting zen and i told you to ship methat chip since you dont have one :roll:
i know this is off topic , but i see you have an atom what are they like , its for my mother just general internet use and maby, ms word . they seem to be cheaper than wat i picked out.
 

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i know this is off topic , but i see you have an atom what are they like , its for my mother just general internet use and maby, ms word . they seem to be cheaper than wat i picked out.
they run great for that its what i use mine for just drop windows 7 or XP on it
 
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ok thanks.
 
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Need more pics!!!:twitch:
 

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what mobo are you getting zen and i told you to ship methat chip since you dont have one :roll:
DFI LANPARTY DK 790FX

I couldn't ever see a 920 or 925 matching a 940, just because the locked multi. That is if you mean the world record, 6.3Ghz with no multi change would be extremely difficult me thinks.
925 engineering sample with unlocked multi ;)
 

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DFI LANPARTY DK 790FX
+
925 engineering sample with unlocked multi ;)
Now that's a winning combination in my book. xD **waits on benchmarks**
 

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So pretty much just a 945 then, as far as specs go they are the same. Just hopefully you got a good chip and not one that failed a test the 945's would have passed so it got binned lower. Sounds like fun though.
 

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DFI LANPARTY DK 790FX



925 engineering sample with unlocked multi ;)
now lets see who gets higher my 945ES on simple water and a 780a or your 925ES on 790FX+whatever crazy cooling you got up your sleeve
 

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My bets on the crazy cooling, I can't see the PII getting past 4.5ghz without more than water.