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Old 03-21-2006, 10:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question 820 D overclocking on ASUStek board?

Here's my motherboard and CPU combo...



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Manufacturer: Asus
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Motherboard Name: P5LP-LE
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HP motherboard name: Limestone-GL8E

945G chipset by the way...


PentiumD 820 (S) DC 2.8 GHz:

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800 MHz front side bus
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Socket 775


In the BIOS, the frequency and multiplier are both locked. If I switch to a 9xx D series will this solve the problem or is it my motherboard? Also, will the 9xx series work with this motherboard? If I get a new motherboard for the 9xx, I've been advised to get the
975 chipset cause it will handle the upcoming Core Duo. Is this correct?
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Old 03-22-2006, 07:11 PM   #2 (permalink)

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uh, the core duo isnt upcoming. its already here and it's only in laptops. do u mean the conroes? all of intels new desktop chips r socket 775 right now so everything is compatible. theres also 775 BTX tho and thats different. but LGA's r fine. 800's have a lock on their multiplier

u could get the 975 chipset but the only chip that would really use that kind of power is the intel 955 cpu and its dual-core (if thats what u meant about core duo) which is selling for about 1200USD right now. That chip gives u a specific option to OC and ppl have been able to get it up to 5.4GHz. its just a pain in the butt to buy. and if u have that kind of money, amd's fx-60 is a little better and 100 cheaper.

however, i suggest u wait until late this summer when the conroes come out IF u plan on getting a new chip cuz those r going to be twice as good as todays in some cases.
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Yeah, sorry I meant the Desktop version of the Core Duo...Conroe. But I'm assuming those are gonna be really spendy, so I was thinking I might snatch up one of the 9xx series and overclock it late April when prices drop. And on that thinking, I might as well get a new motherboard that will support the upcoming Conroe so I can upgrade to that later one...I guess that could wait though. I also don't think the motherboard I have now is very good for overclocking, but I could be wrong.
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actually the conroes r gonna be about 1/2 price of the 9xx series right now. The conroe 6600 chip they tested vs. the fx-60 and beat it by 20% is going to sell for around 340-400USD so u might wanna wait. The extreme conroes will prolly sell for higher. But for 400 max and ur beating a 1100 dollar chip right now? I'd go for it. I know I am. But if u really don't wanna wait u should get the 955. It's based on the new 65nm architecture that most near-future chips will be based on and u can OC it like crazy on stock heatsink and fan since the temps r lower.
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Wow, I didn't think the new Conroe's would be so cheap. I was expecting a $800 + chip. I've also decided that if I'm going to change soon, it'll be a complete overhaul to AMD X2's.
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ya u should get the x2 for gaming right now. or wait for the conroes to come this july.
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