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Can anyone tell me how I can find out if my cpu is good for overclocking?

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AL Romero

Member
Joined
Apr 24, 2003
Location
WA
There have been several of you that have told me to go with a 1700 but Im still not sure if I am willing to push things as far as you have to do with the 17's to get 2+gee's. I have seen that several 2100 owners have been hittin' 2+ghz and thats good for me but Im not sure if Ive got the same cpu or not. Where does it say...on the cpu somewhere or is it on the paperwork from the retail invoice? Cuz my invoice says (s/n11306368) and (mfg:45496221) and Im not to sure if this means anything.
Thanks,
AL :rolleyes:
 

tediber

Member
Joined
Feb 15, 2003
the black sticker that says

for example :
AXDA1700DLT3C 984759250030
JIUHB0308XPMW
 

maxima88

Member
Joined
Jan 24, 2002
The only way to find out how good it is is to try it yourself. Just increase your FSB by 2-3mhz at a time. Just make sure your cooling is good enough to keep your temps down. You should be able to go directly to 166fsb and work your way up from there.

There are a lot more things to do to get a better o/c like increasing the voltages and RAM settings. I'm sure you've read about that too.
 
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altec

polka dot ninja
Joined
Dec 23, 2002
Location
Doylestown, PA
Post your stepping...or the lines of code on that black sticker, and we will tell you if you have a good overclocking chip :p ;).