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Old 10-11-2003, 11:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Modding an intel :(

Hey guys I'm new at modding but I really would like to overclock my computer, of couse I'm stuck with a problem. I have a celeron 2.0 GHz processor, I was wondering what I could buy to overclock this. Although I know Intels are necessarily the best to overclock I was then thinking if anyone wanted to tell me what to buy instead so I could replace my celeron I would be up for the suggestions. Thanks a lot to anyone and everyone who helps me. I was also wondering if anyone knew I good processor to get with the Athlon 64 FX or if anyone could help to tell me how to determine the compatibility between the processor and mobo


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Old 10-11-2003, 05:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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since you know relatively little about pc hardware, i would hold off to buy the AMD 64 processor. i would look into the XP2500+ and under CPU's and find a motherboard for those instead.

those are the best values right now. your 64FX chip would need a 64bit operating system that can take advantage of it, otherwise it isn't much faster than an XP3200 CPU for 32bit applications.

an XP2500+ will seem about twice as fast as your celeron processor at $92 including heatsink/ fan! all you need to do basically is buy a motherboard that supports amd processors and a 333mhz front side bus minimum, 400mhz recommended. for example:


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