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Carrot and Stick

AMD apparently plans to add differences between the MP and XP processors. The first carrot appears to be increasing official FSB on the processor, probably from 133 to 166Mhz. That’s nice, but I’m typing this with an XP1600+ doing 10X166 Read More

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Nine Months Later

It’s been close to nine months since 911. The tons of pulverized pieces of steel, stone, and society have been almost entirely cleaned up. Plans are being made for a new WTC. Over the next month, rather than a spurt Read More

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Restoring Your 5V Line The Easy Way

As in any project involving electronics, safety procedures must be followed at all times. It is recommended that you have some electronics experience before attempting this mod. Assess the potential risks, which could entail death by electrocution, and base your Read More

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The Search for SUMA

It started here with what looks to be a translation from Russian of an XBitLabs news item. That led to a little more XBit looking. It wended its way here with some benchmarking. Finding out what it did was easy. Read More

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Summer PIV O/Cing

Intel will cut prices May 26, bringing a few more PIV Northwood into the typical O/Cer’s budget. Based on studying CPU databases, both ours and others, I came up with this little chart which summarizes your likelihood of success with Read More

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Divisions

I’ve noticed here and there, well, really, here, overclocking databases are being used as a means of competition. Since I can’t say anything about it I couldn’t pretty much also say about golf, I guess it’s a sport. But if Read More