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Phresh5 04-16-2006 04:30 AM

Highest 3200+ can go?
I have an AMD 3200+ and im not sure that its worth overclocking just yet. I was wondering what the highest speed people have gotten it to stable and what type of cooling they are using...thanks

Nitestick 04-16-2006 04:52 AM

well the highest speeds would be on experimental LN (Liquid Nitrogen) cooling and on phase change cooling. using realistic cooling systems you should reach between maybe 2.6-3.0ghz, 3.0ghz is if you are lucky and would certainly require water cooling.

Mr_Threepwood 04-16-2006 11:19 AM

Hardcore overclockers use liquid nitrogen, enthusiastic overclockers use water, everyone else uses air.

There is no speed you can overclock a 3200 to, every chip made is different and will clock differently. Just raise the FSB by 5 mhz at a time until stuff goes wrong, then back off.

gaara 04-16-2006 12:00 PM

Stepping would give you an idea of what to expect...aftermarket aircooler would probably yield at least 2.5GHz

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