Originally Posted by krazieaznboi
over at overclock.net, people can OC the opteron 144 to 3ghz+ without even touching the vcore. while the 3700+ and 4000+ needs a vcore of 1.65v just to get to 3ghz.
i dont really buy that. i dont think (based on my experience) that there is an amd chip that can overclock almost 100% without ANY vcore increase.
thats just my opinion, based on the facts i see.
and it really doesnt matter what mobo or chip stepping you have, an amd is not going to like a super high fsb.
list for me the people that have an amd cpu running over about 310 (if theyre lucky) external clock...? without super-duper cooling or anything like that.
and show me the am2 mobo that LETS you go above 325ish or so. not so many.
dude people have trouble overclocking an opty 165 to 3ghz, and thats the best overclocker made by amd, suppposedly.
so...i say if you are going opty, get that one.