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09-05-02, 06:46 PM #1
My 1600+ on the way, anything I should know?
Yay my Newegg 1600+ is on the way!
Pretty much I am planning on overclocking the buggery out of it and was just curious to know if any of you 1600+ veterans out there had any pressing knowledge you could impart....Any useful information is welcome I have been doing a lot of reading on the forum as of late but you can never have to much advice methinks
09-05-02, 06:57 PM #2
- Join Date
- May 2002
- san jose, CA
umm....my advice...let me check it out for ya
good luckAsus P5Q Deluxe
Intel Q9550 @ 3.4 Ghz
4 Gbs Kingston 1066
Saphire 4780 1Gb version
1 Raid 0 for scrap (2)
1 Raid 1 for OS (2)
1 Raid 10 for data (6x)
09-05-02, 07:04 PM #3
Congrats and good luck!
Hope for agoia y.
If you have a good mobo and psu you should be able to hit 1.7ghz with ease.
Add good cooling (High-Perf. air or water) and 1.8 will be a piece of cake.
Good ram and a good psu and 2ghz may be within reach!
Watch temps and 5v line.Still overclocked and running linux on watercooled computers after all these years.
09-05-02, 07:46 PM #4
check the stepping before you slap the hsf on. if you get an agoia/aroia.... whooooooohooooooo!
just an example, check my sig. i've got pc2100, a 250w psu (yeah yeah, hahahaha i know but im broke )
and i'm sitting here at 166X11.5 for 1910!!!AOpen H 700B
TT TR2 750
Gigabyte GA-M57SLI S4
CM Hyper 212 Evo
2x Palit GTX 560ti
8GB of some kind of crappy ram
09-05-02, 09:13 PM #5
Hey thanks guys,
I'm hoping for an AGOIA Y but I have heard that lately people have been getting AGOIA Z's from new egg and they arent so great.
I'm hoping to make 1.7ghz, Juliendogg's post fills me with some hope
I have 300W PSU, Powerman which is a rebadged Sparkle isn't it?
What exactly is the 5v line? and why should I watch it??
09-05-02, 09:32 PM #6
unless you have a AGOIA Z, you WILL get 1.7 on ANY AROIA or AGOIA.
Now, do not go and get excited saying i am gonna get 2ghz etc etc.... thats what i did and got pretty upset when the thing would only do 1790mhz w/ 1.95vBarton 2600m AQYHA 0346 XPMW Y @ 2640mhz 1.9v
2x256 Twinmos BH5
Geforce FX 5900XT
09-05-02, 09:55 PM #7
My understanding is that 2ghz is really only possible with water cooling correct? I'm hoping for 1700, if I get more great, mind you a 300mhz overclock is nothing to complain about , not for 51.99 anyway
09-05-02, 10:03 PM #8
my advice, wear your seatbelt. that chip is gonna fly...!!!
09-06-02, 09:24 AM #9
Hehe thats what I like to hear,
It's on the truck for delivery I think I'm obsessed