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Old 04-14-2005, 10:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Getting Hypertransport down

After smoking my Biostar, and getting bored with Intel getting hotter and hotter, I'm gonna switch to AMD.

I have been researching this Hypertransport a lot and wanted to clarify something.

The LDT multiplier and the core clock equals the HTT speed, and the core multiplier and clock equal the CPU speed. correct?

I found the Abit AN8 and the 3200+ Winchester to be a good combo for myself.

I'll have about $400 between those, and an eVGA 6600gt by the beginning of summer.

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Old 04-14-2005, 10:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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sounds good to me

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Old 04-14-2005, 10:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You've done your homework, you hit it bang on.

With Venice coming out (tomorow) I'd recommend you look past a Winchester. Since you're going with a Winchester and an Abit, I'm assuming you're interested in overclocking, and the Venice core is what you're looking for.

It uses the same 90nm process but uses even lower voltage and remains stable on very high clock increases on very little vcore increase.

Pair it with a DFI lanparty nf4 and the sky is the limit.
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Old 04-15-2005, 09:02 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Which you can't find at newegg or tigerdirect just yet.
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Yea, I dont need top of the line just yet, I just want farcry and doom3 to look better.
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