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You need to look for FX-62.
Friend of mine has this and does not want to go on the SB-E.
oh this system isnt mine. this is an upgrade for my GF im just trying to find super cheap upgrade paths if i could go intel i would. besides her 5200BE is currently at 3.4ghz speed doesnt matter to me and the processor isnt that bad its just time to step her up and let it crunch she is starting to play more demanding games and duals are just starting to reach their limit.
 
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friggin' Ninja skills Brandon haz. :respect:


I have a few gigabyte boards, so I am used to the way they use the crap out of n/a for proc support. :toast:
 

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Thanks to some cooler weather I decided to bump up the FX-8150 in my main rig. It seems happy at 4Ghz so I'll leave it here for a few days and see how well it does :cool:

Specs- 1.3v, 20x multi, CnQ off, everything else in auto
 
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Thanks to some cooler weather I decided to bump up the FX-8150 in my main rig. It seems happy at 4Ghz so I'll leave it here for a few days and see how well it does :cool:

Specs- 1.3v, 20x multi, CnQ off, everything else in auto
Sounds good, mine does 4.2GHz @ 1.275v in UEFI fine to give you an idea. Any higher than that and it turns into a nuclear reactor temperature-wise. :roll:
 

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Sounds good, mine does 4.2GHz @ 1.275v in UEFI fine to give you an idea. Any higher than that and it turns into a nuclear reactor temperature-wise. :roll:
Thanks for the input- what are you using to cool your reactor with? :laugh:
 

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Thanks to some cooler weather I decided to bump up the FX-8150 in my main rig. It seems happy at 4Ghz so I'll leave it here for a few days and see how well it does :cool:

Specs- 1.3v, 20x multi, CnQ off, everything else in auto
:rockout:

Let us know what sort of PPD that does, I'm curious how it will compare to the i7-920 that I'm hoping to run at 3.8. We'll see if Bulldozer has what it takes to best a 4-year-old architecture :p
 
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Thanks for the input- what are you using to cool your reactor with? :laugh:
Popswala'a Cooler Master V8. Used to have a Hyper 212 EVO on that chip, and I don't think I saw much of a difference. :p

BTW, voltage in Windows reads from 1.288-1.312v in CPU-Z.
 

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I need to try and overclock my 2600K again now that it's stable on the new Windows install. 4.5 Ghz again? I think so. :D
 

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Popswala'a Cooler Master V8. Used to have a Hyper 212 EVO on that chip, and I don't think I saw much of a difference. :p

BTW, voltage in Windows reads from 1.288-1.312v in CPU-Z.
Mine is running at 1.296v with a similar variation in voltage as well (voltage is in auto)

Temps are running 43-46C (cores) and 52-54C (die) with a Xig Night Hawk with Push/Pull 1500rpm Scythe KamaFlex fans (same as what it ran stock over the Summer)
 

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I need to try and overclock my 2600K again now that it's stable on the new Windows install. 4.5 Ghz again? I think so. :D
:toast:

I have mine running at 4.3GHz because I'm lazy. It took two steps: increase the Turbo multiplier to 43x for all cores, and increase the voltage to 1.3V. It couldn't be easier.

Should I push it higher? Temps are still ~60C :toast:
 

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I'm just too lazy to reboot my computer :laugh:

...and yeah you should, 4.5 GHz should come fairly easy. :toast:
 

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I'm just too lazy to reboot my computer :laugh:

...and yeah you should, 4.5 GHz should come fairly easy. :toast:
So I figure. I'm afraid of the famed BSOD 124, particularly since this computer houses ~40% of my WCG & FAH capacity. I guess if I can get it stable, the extra speed will help in the long run... :)
 

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So I figure. I'm afraid of the famed BSOD 124, particularly since this computer houses ~40% of my WCG & FAH capacity. I guess if I can get it stable, the extra speed will help in the long run... :)
Mine was super easy to get stable, until my Windows install started to act up. But even at default 3.8 GHz I was getting BSOD's. New install has not had a reboot at all! :rockout:
 

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Mine was super easy to get stable, until my Windows install started to act up. But even at default 3.8 GHz I was getting BSOD's. New install has not had a reboot at all! :rockout:
Sweet! I'll push it up to 4.4GHz now and see if that holds :toast:
 

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Sweet! I'll push it up to 4.4GHz now and see if that holds :toast:
I think safe temps are up to about 70* so you still have some room.
 

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I think safe temps are up to about 70* so you still have some room.
Doing 4.4GHz now, temps are in the low 60s C. I can always add a 2nd fan for Push/Pull on the Gaia if need-be, I have a few spares. And I think even 75-80C would be OK, my 3612QM is usually somewhere in that range (sometimes even a bit higher). Maybe I'll push it higher, but I don't want to burn out my CPU or make the system unstable.
 

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Doing 4.4GHz now, temps are in the low 60s C. I can always add a 2nd fan for Push/Pull on the Gaia if need-be, I have a few spares. And I think even 75-80C would be OK, my 3612QM is usually somewhere in that range (sometimes even a bit higher). Maybe I'll push it higher, but I don't want to burn out my CPU or make the system unstable.
I say 4.5 GHz max.

Decided to get going with the overclock again to see how it does.

Gonna go lower the vcore a bit now though

 

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This little G530 machine using Ubuntu is no slouch, it pulled down ~1,900 points today according to FreeDC. I think the Ubuntu/Linux PPD advantage is legit, but once I get my HDD I will test it again with a legit install of Ubuntu (vs the Live USB Disc) and a full install of Win7.

I'm very tempted to run Ubuntu on the i7 while I move it over the the Prodigy just to see what effect it has on PPD on a serious processor.
 

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I say 4.5 GHz max.

Decided to get going with the overclock again to see how it does.

Gonna go lower the vcore a bit now though

http://img.techpowerup.org/120925/Capture003163.jpg
:rockout:

I'm running my i7-2700k @ 4.4GHz @ 1.33V...is that high? Could I get a higher clock from the same voltage?
This little G530 machine using Ubuntu is no slouch, it pulled down ~1,900 points today according to FreeDC. I think the Ubuntu/Linux PPD advantage is legit, but once I get my HDD I will test it again with a legit install of Ubuntu (vs the Live USB Disc) and a full install of Win7.

I'm very tempted to run Ubuntu on the i7 while I move it over the the Prodigy just to see what effect it has on PPD on a serious processor.
That's pretty amazing. Can you check on the WCG website and see how many hours of runtime it did to get that PPD (that's my favorite way to get the average PPD). 1.9k is a full 50% higher than I'm getting from a 2.8GHz C2D :toast:

I'm really thinking I might have to try Ubuntu on the i7-920...these results are very compelling :toast:
 

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You might be able to get 4.5 GHz or so ION. Mine wasn't stable at 1.32v. I think for some reason this PSU is starting to take a crap. I can't even do 3.9 GHz at higher voltage, but I can do it at default voltage.
 

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You might be able to get 4.5 GHz or so ION. Mine wasn't stable at 1.32v. I think for some reason this PSU is starting to take a crap. I can't even do 3.9 GHz at higher voltage, but I can do it at default voltage.
I'll poke at it over the weekend when I have a bit more time. Perhaps I can even get 4.6GHz :D

You have had that PSU practically forever now :p
I assume that there's no warranty now that BFG has collapsed?
 

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Yea 2600K/2700K's sweet spot is around 4.5Ghz
Mine is running that speed at 1.32V and 0.98 at idle. Temps never touch over low 70's with a room temp of 78F
 
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My 3,5 kPPD laptop is dead or at least the SSD is. It will take at least 2 weeks before it is back on operation. In the meantime I will run a new i5-2520M but since it will in Africa and it will be my work tool I'm not so sure it will be 24/7. That leaves room for somebody to get some pie.
 

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My 3,5 kPPD laptop is dead or at least the SSD is. It will take at least 2 weeks before it is back on operation. In the meantime I will run a new i5-2520M but since it will in Africa and it will be my work tool I'm not so sure it will be 24/7. That leaves room for somebody to get some pie.
I'm sorry to hear about that :shadedshu
What happens if you pull the SSD and try to boot from a DVD or USB? Anything other tests that can be done to verify that the laptop itself is OK?

The 2520M isn't bad--it does about 2k PPD or a tad more if running full-time :toast:
 
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I'm sorry to hear about that :shadedshu
What happens if you pull the SSD and try to boot from a DVD or USB? Anything other tests that can be done to verify that the laptop itself is OK?

The 2520M isn't bad--it does about 2k PPD or a tad more if running full-time :toast:
The SSD is not 100 % dead but I can't repair the Win 7 with my recovery disk (note to my self: never buy a pre-installed OS). I will turn it in tomorrow but since I leave for Zambia on Friday I have to crunch with my 1 day old work PC.

Sure it could do 2k PPD. It runs cool and at 3 GHz in my cold home office.