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Old 05-24-2005, 06:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Sorry for my absence

Anyway, does anyone know if sempron processor o/c well? I'm hoping for a 250mhz increase on the processor on top of a 50mhz fsb increase using PC4000 ram.

I don't know enough about amd processors

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Old 05-24-2005, 07:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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dont think you get that much FSB increase, maybe 33mhz if that, maybe an extra 1 or 2 on the multiplier as well

tom's hardware OC'd a sempron 2800 that runs @2ghz up to about 2.4ghz on air cooling only, that was about the limit

you run out of FSB settings on the socket A sempron boards

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Old 05-24-2005, 10:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
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bah... ill spend the extra $61 for a 2500+ barton and o/c it to 225fsb and x.xxghz
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Old 05-25-2005, 12:50 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Sempron's are actually the same as Athlon 64 clawhammers, without 64-bit extensions and less cache.
they have less on them, so they should produce less heat and overclock pretty well
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Old 05-25-2005, 01:26 AM   #5 (permalink)
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250 fsb shouldn't be that hard with good ram; what are you planning to use?

oh, and are you considering an aftermarket HSF?

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