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Andykat

Member
Joined
Nov 18, 2002
Location
uk
How do u tell what stepping a p4 2.0a is?

&whats a good one & what sucks?????

mine must suck coz it needs loads of voltage to make

2.5a
 

batboy

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Jan 12, 2001
Location
Kansas, USA
Getting 2.5 gig out of a 2.0a is not bad. I sure would not get rid of that CPU in hopes for another one that "might" do better. You make no mention of what components you're using or what cooling you have or what temps you're running... all of which might affect your overclock.

Anyway, the C1 stepping Northwoods will have a default voltage of 1.525v compared to the 1.5v of the BO stepping. You can also look up the s-spec codes, but the vcore is the easiest way to tell.
 
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Andykat

Member
Joined
Nov 18, 2002
Location
uk
soz about the double post guys

looks like i got a lame old bo stepping...
but my temps are
35c&49
hs is a ak478 with a 50 cfm fan!epox board 4g4a

Thanks again