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Old 04-16-2006, 04:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 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
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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.
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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.
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Stepping would give you an idea of what to expect...aftermarket aircooler would probably yield at least 2.5GHz
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