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is 1200 normal for a 900 duron?

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orangezero

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just wondering, so far i am able to get my duron 900 up to (9x133) 1200. had an 1800+ xp until i burnt it up, but somehow making this duron go fast is more fun. maybe i'm in denial.

anyway, i only saw about four or five durons going that fast on the database. my voltage is only at 1.79 with 9x133.

forgot to take a look at the info on it before i put the waterblock on it.

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orangezero

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nothing

yeah, i think i will later, got something downloading now.

i'm interested to see how high i can get it with the volt mod i had already done on my board.

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Revx

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Yeh well it isn't a matter of how much you can get with the voltage, its how fast the cpu can go before it requires more current than is available, you up the voltage and the current isnt upped but more power is there and in a sense simulates more current, so if you wanna see your trusty duron hit higher, up your voltage! but as a warning after a 10 to 20 percent increase in voltage, it really wont make a real difference in the amount you are able to overclock.
 
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orangezero

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okay

right,

but, i guess i was just wondering what folks were getting as far as a limit on these durons. i pretty much have read as much as i care to about what voltage/heat/multipliers/fsb have to do with overclocking.

i just figured with going from 100 to 133 that i would have to lower the multiplier a little but i didn't, which was a bit of a shock.

thanks.
 
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orangezero

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one more thing

just read your sig. did you notice the report the other day about the 120gxp hd? ibm says they should only be used/on a max of 8 hrs a day. just in case you plan on using it all the time. but my 60gxp gave out, so maybe i'm just upset.

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Revx

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nah that's only for when you don't use the coolers, the gxps generate a lot of heat, more than my cpu in many instances, this can worp the platters or expand them which can cause the reader head to loss place and track. When coupled with any hard drive cooler the 120gxp is trusty. ;)
 

Yodums

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Revx said:
nah that's only for when you don't use the coolers, the gxps generate a lot of heat, more than my cpu in many instances, this can worp the platters or expand them which can cause the reader head to loss place and track. When coupled with any hard drive cooler the 120gxp is trusty. ;)

Ditto, those IBM drives over heat your going to need to cool them some how.
 
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orangezero

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yeah, that is probably a good idea to cool them. but i still think ibm recommends them to be used for only a max of 8hrs a day, even with cooling. probably just saying that to cover their butt a little after all that has gone on with those things.

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