Originally Posted by AMD ZEN
The FX-55 is bullcrap! It can't overclock past 3.0GHz without loosing stability. Now the 90nm Winchester core 3500+ can reach 3.32GHz with very good cooling (Liquid or heatpipe+fan) The 90nm allows for a gorgeous overclock. Here are the STOCK speeds of the AMD64s.
3000+ @ 1.8GHz
3200+ @ 2.0GHz
3500+ @ 2.2GHz
3800+ @ 2.4GHz
4000+ @ 2.4GHz (with 1MB L2 Cache)
FX-53 @ 2.4GHz (with 1MB L2 Cache)
FX-55 @ 2.6GHz (with 1MB L2 Cache)
ohh the 3500+ winnie can overclock that high? now im starting to feel happy that i got it. ZEN do you know what a safe overclock is for that chip, you know something a little higher but superstable for long life? thats where i want to be, cause im not crazy about speed as long as it works good.
ASUS A8V Deluxe MOBO rev 2
AMD Athlon64 3500+ 90nm Winchester Core,OC'd @2.6ghz
PNY-Geforce 6800gt, OC@ 420/1.15
2x512MB Corsair Xms Xpert XL pc3200 2-2-2-5
2xWestern Digital Raptors 1-36.7G 1-74G 10,000 RPM HD/ 1x 160gb maxtor
Im water cooled now with swiftech mcw6002 and dangerden maze 4