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Old 09-22-2008, 12:32 PM   #21
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You can still have an unstable overclock, even if it's not showing up the applications you use.

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Old 09-22-2008, 05:32 PM   #22
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Yea, Cabbs is right. Games often don't load the CPU up to a 100%. Usally its around 60-80%. Download Prime95 and load up the CPU and leave it for about 10-30 minutes.

Also, does the same concept go for AMD CPU's as well? I'm thinking with Hyper transport its much simpler. No?

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Old 09-22-2008, 06:14 PM   #23
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I think with AMD it's more complicated. I have no idea how the hyper-transport works. I think it limits the highest FSB you can have assuming you have no limit temperature wise. It's more complicated for me because I don't know. I know that because hyper-transport is higher frequency, it doesn't bottleneck your RAM as much.
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Old 09-22-2008, 09:14 PM   #24
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What FSB settings would I use on a 3.0Ghz overclock? Sorry for all of my questions.

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