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unofficial DUAL CORE opteron thread

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I though I would get this going with my Opty 175

this is with the IHS off and water cooled thus YMMV

I run climateprediction.net, which in my opinion is even more intense and prone to errors than prime95

I am @ 2850 and stable for >24hours running two instances of CPDN

steppings:

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SO

24/7 is 285X10 with a 5/6 divider for 2850 and 237 on my VX

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and max benchable so far for me is 2915 mHz:

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I tried for 3 gHz and it was a no go even cranking up the volts, I never had a CPU temp issue BUT my PWMIC went to like 60C under load at 273X11 with 1.425 X 110% (1.61V) to the CPU under two instances of superPI and I have GREAT case airflow with an intake blowhole over my ram.........

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i'm sticking to this thread. as for now i'm mroe interested in the dual core since from what i have read at overclockers and some other forum this dual core opteron clocked a lot higher then x2's which means that they are better. man i want to get my hands on a opteron [dual core]. if someone is willing to trade for my x2. LOL waiting for more people to reply. i'm interested to see what the majority gets.

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to tell you the truth the opty's are funny you can O/C like mad with near stock volts but to get that little bit more you need to crank on the voltage

I took the IHS off because core #2 was weak, it still is weaker than core #1 but I think it helped stabilize it

guys are getting very similar results on air, you don't need WC as these chips can O/C well on very little voltage

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[quote name='David James']2850 at 1.4v?!!! :drool:

You don't even need watercooling.. well done laddie!

I love seeing other people slice up a new CPU with a razor for our amusement. :nod:[/quote]
haha yeh i ove that too. i'm mroe thrilled when seeing people slice up $800+ cpui's for viewing pleasures. it's mroe thrilling when you see them slice it and then fry it afterwards :shake:

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[quote name='racinjimy']the 175's are $500, I hope that still amuses you.......... :D[/quote]
haha yes pretty much. i'm still amused. you caught my attention with that sexy baby up there that clocks so freaking HIGH! :eek2:

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[quote name='ooeric']hey racy or ix.
you think its better to get a retail for 525
or a OEM and 3year warranty from arch. for 476? lol[/quote]


the stepping is the most important thing

I don't bother with warranty but I don't want to get into a morality discussion about it, my IHS is off, I am overclocked, there is no warranty

CCBWE 0530TPMW are the ones we have had luck with so far

same week as some of the single core CABNE's..........

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AMD Opteron 165 Denmark 1GHz FSB Socket 939 Dual Core
at newegg.com

link= [url="http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16819103588"]165 Denmark 1GHz FSB 2MB L2 Cache Socket 939 Dual Core [/url]

especs:

Model
Brand AMD
Series Opteron
Model OSA165CDBOX
CPU Socket Type
CPU Socket Type Socket 939
Tech Spec
Core Denmark
Name Opteron 165
Operating Frequency 1.8GHz
FSB 1GHz
L2 Cache 2MB
Process Type 90 nm
Hyper-Threading Support No
Hyper-Transport Support Yes
64 bit Support Yes
Multimedia Instruction MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, 3DNOW! Professional
Voltage Variable
Cooling Device Heatsink and Fan

at $323
---------------------------------------------------------


how about this processor????????????

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Anybody have a Opty 165 (CCBWE 0534SPMW)/DFI NF4 Ultra and is using OCZ4002048ELDCPE-K (1 GB x 2)?

I should be getting my board on Monday and would like to know what kind of settings I should start with. My goal is to get to 2.5 and anything else after that would be gravy.

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