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Old 08-28-2006, 08:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default How far can I OC a 3200+

Hey wassup everyone, I OC'ed my AMD 3200 to 220mhz last night and did a 9 hour toture test from Prime95. Through out the 9 hours there was no warning or errors.

So how far you think I can OC the 3200 too?

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Old 08-28-2006, 09:14 AM   #2 (permalink)
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All processors are unique in there own way so you wont no until you try

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Old 08-28-2006, 09:14 AM   #3 (permalink)
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There's no given frequency. You might get up to 3 GHz, or be stuck at 2.2Ghz. It's just trial and run.
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As's all about your configuration. Depending on your RAM and BIOS and many other factors you may be able to push it a lot further. It's also what you are comfortable with. I have my 3200+ Venice at 2500Mhz and don't really want to push it farther...although I'm sure I could...I figure I got 20% more performance out of it. Some people however have them at like 2.8. I would also recommend viewing the overclocking database at DFI Street. It proves helpful in seeing what others have done with their machines.
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I am running my 3200 venice at 2.4 ghz. Thats a 400 mhz overclock and the difference in temperature settings is like a few degrees. I could probably go to 2.5 ghz with confidence. Just make sure you watch your temperatures when overclocking and you will be fine.
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Old 08-28-2006, 02:03 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I was able to get my 3000 stable at almost 3GHz. Every chip is different.

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Old 08-28-2006, 02:59 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally posted by reggie_da_man
I was able to get my 3000 stable at almost 3GHz. Every chip is different.
wow.. what ram and all the stuff did you use?

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