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Old 05-21-2006, 10:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have an old P4 2.4c I just hooked up reciently. Not ever really playing with this much, I decieded to see what it can do.

Intel P4HT 2.4c
MSI 865PE Neo2-LS
2x512MB cheap noname DDR400 i bought from a chinese guy with no stickers on it
Western Digital 80GB 7200RPM HDD
Radeon 9800PRO 128MB (Powercolor)

What kind of clock speeds should I be able to hit with this?
I got it running @ 3.2GHz 39C. This is stock cooling.
Should it be able to do better?

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Old 05-21-2006, 11:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That's pretty nice especially with ram bought from "some chinese guy" with no stickers on it lol. You probably have hit a wall and won't be able to go much further, maybe a little bit with some tweaking but that's all.


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yeh, I noticed that. I'm running at 267 FSB from 200. As soon as I hit 268, she becomes unstable. Crashes at 275.
I'm glad to hear it's normal. This thing was top of the line when I bought it. Just wanted to know it wasn't defective before I sell it.

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Have you tried running your ram on a divider? you might aslo up the vCORE on the cpu if you havent to make it stable.
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Old 05-22-2006, 01:32 AM   #5 (permalink)
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(1.5250 vcore right now) what woud be the reccomended vcore on this, as well as the max?
Haven't tried a devider yet.

BTW: The CPU temp is down to 37C. The room temp hasen't changed. It's been 2 years since I ran this rig so I don't remember what the stock temp was, but when I hooked it up a couple days ago @ 2.7 it ran at 40-55C. Any guesses at why that is?
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