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Old 09-19-2005, 08:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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my athlon is overclocked to 2.5ghz (200x12.5).i set the fsb to 209x12 to get same overclock but with more fsb to see what the difference would be but i got nearly identical benchmarks. thats with same ram timings too.so is there really a big advantage from a higher fsb.

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Yes, 260*10 will be MUCH better than 200*13.

Small amounts like 9MHz increases won't yield REALLY noticable difference. Maybe 0.001 seconds faster in super_pi?

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which setting would you choose then?
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209x12 vs 200x12.5 is pointless, you can choose either one and it wont matter....flip a coin and a decide if you want, you wont notice a performance difference with such a small increase on the FSB..

if it were 260x10 vs 200x13 like 4W4K3 said I'd go with 260x10 hands down because that WOULD be a noticeable performance gain
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