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Forum: General Questions 01-31-2005, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,341
Posted By raceware
Well if your PC worked before you switched the...

Well if your PC worked before you switched the CPU fan/heatsink, then it should still work unless some hardware was damaged by electrical static discharge or handling. Error messages can be...
Forum: Overclocking and Benchmarking 01-30-2005, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,746
Posted By raceware
The only memory timing that is significant on an...

The only memory timing that is significant on an A64 system is 1T vs. 2T You wanna run 1T unless you can O/C at least 40 MHz above the 1T settings, when running 2T. When you look at benchmarks make...
Forum: Overclocking and Benchmarking 01-30-2005, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,635
Posted By raceware
It's not clear what your objective is, but you've...

It's not clear what your objective is, but you've done a lot of work for essentially nothing IMNHO. I mean the difference in performance between an A64 system running 2-2-2 and 3-4-4 timings is so...
Forum: General Questions 01-30-2005, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,194
Posted By raceware
Dual-channel offers a small performance gain in...

Dual-channel offers a small performance gain in applications that require a high memory BANDWIDTH. More memory does NOT equal more bandwidth, it equals a greater quantity of memory. Dual-channel...
Forum: General Questions 01-30-2005, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,371
Posted By raceware
The PC4400C25 does NOT like high voltage as a...

The PC4400C25 does NOT like high voltage as a number of reviews and PC users have confirmed. In addition frying your memory to get a few MHz is just foolishness as you need hundreds of MHz increase...
Forum: Overclocking and Benchmarking 01-29-2005, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,746
Posted By raceware
Because the A64 CPUs have the memory controller...

Because the A64 CPUs have the memory controller built into the CPU, memory timings do NOT produce significant changes in system performance. Overclocking the CPU/Memory can deliver small system...
Forum: Overclocking and Benchmarking 01-29-2005, 02:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,234
Posted By raceware
In my experience a PC needs to be able to run...

In my experience a PC needs to be able to run Prime95 for 24 hours straight without an error to be 100% stable. SuperPi, 3Dmark, etc. are just quick stress tests but not really conclusive that a PC...
Forum: General Questions 01-29-2005, 02:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,368
Posted By raceware
The default "auto" detect BIOS option should set...

The default "auto" detect BIOS option should set the memory to it's specified timings. That is where you should start and once everything is Prime95 stable for 24 hours, then you can tweak settings....
Forum: Overclocking and Benchmarking 01-07-2005, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,580
Posted By raceware
Also be advised that Asus has **FIVE** Beta BIOS...

Also be advised that Asus has **FIVE** Beta BIOS going for this Mobo in the past three weeks... Rushed to market I suspect.
Forum: General Questions 01-05-2005, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,574
Posted By raceware
One thing you should understand before...

One thing you should understand before overclocking... NOTHING IS GUARANTEED when it comes to running hardware beyond it's intended design speed. That said, you should also be aware that Windoze...
Forum: General Questions 01-05-2005, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By raceware
Set Hypertransport to 2X, lower the CPU multi,...

Set Hypertransport to 2X, lower the CPU multi, leave memory at 1:1 and try again. There seems to be a REAL issue with electrical noise and Hypertransport speeds. This has been detected on a variety...
Forum: General Questions 12-25-2004, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,422
Posted By raceware
Well the AMD64 systems are definitely faster and...

Well the AMD64 systems are definitely faster and cheaper than the Intel systems, that's for sure. New AMD S939 PCIe Mobos are just showing up for sale. Chaintech and Gigabyte Mobos have been...
Forum: Overclocking and Benchmarking 12-21-2004, 04:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,498
Posted By raceware
10= less cache "misses" due to more time...

10= less cache "misses" due to more time available
Forum: Overclocking and Benchmarking 12-18-2004, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,260
Posted By raceware
As some folks have discovered more voltage is...

As some folks have discovered more voltage is definitely NOT a good thing for many PC components. In fact many Corsair modules prefer the default voltage over increased voltage. This has been...
Forum: Overclocking and Benchmarking 12-16-2004, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,644
Posted By raceware
There are ALWAYS restrictions in LIFE... ...

There are ALWAYS restrictions in LIFE...

Good luck !

:laughing:
Forum: Overclocking and Benchmarking 12-16-2004, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,644
Posted By raceware
...and with (3) installed memory modules you may...

...and with (3) installed memory modules you may very well desire 3-3-3-8 or 3-3-3-10 settings for stability.
Forum: General Questions 12-16-2004, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,290
Posted By raceware
Asus has a list of **approved memory** on their...

Asus has a list of **approved memory** on their website for the SLI Mobo including Corsair Memory - which from personal experience, I highly recommend ! The PC3200 XL is my first choice for...
Forum: Overclocking and Benchmarking 11-29-2004, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,694
Posted By raceware
It's not the memory... This link may be...

It's not the memory...

This link may be useful.

http://www.insanetek.com/index.php?page=overclocka64
Forum: General Questions 11-29-2004, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,018
Posted By raceware
I'd set the FSB to 250 MHz and Memtest86+ each...

I'd set the FSB to 250 MHz and Memtest86+ each individual module in **DOS**. If it's the memory it will show. If the memory tests OK, then it's likely the BIOS, PSU, Mobo or CPU in that order based...
Forum: Overclocking and Benchmarking 11-25-2004, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,055
Posted By raceware
There are any number of reviews showing the XL as...

There are any number of reviews showing the XL as being one of the best O/C'ing PC3200 RAMs available so I doubt it's the RAM. More likely it's BIOS settings that is the limitation. Just so you know...
Forum: General Questions 11-24-2004, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,276
Posted By raceware
The answer is yes it is rated to run 275MHz @...

The answer is yes it is rated to run 275MHz @ command rate =1
Forum: General Questions 11-17-2004, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,162
Posted By raceware
I think there is a STICKY on this but I'll see if...

I think there is a STICKY on this but I'll see if I can help you...

Pro = LED's

TwinX means two matched (for timing latency) modules

CM = a single memory module vs. TwinX = 2 matched modules...
Forum: General Questions 11-17-2004, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,093
Posted By raceware
I've often wondered how one refurbishes a Mobo,...

I've often wondered how one refurbishes a Mobo, CPU, RAM, etc. ??? I guess that means you sell it to someone else and hope it don't come back I suppose...

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Forum: General Questions 11-17-2004, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,666
Posted By raceware
Yup, same stuff and Zipzoomfly is actually better...

Yup, same stuff and Zipzoomfly is actually better than New Egg. I've used both for years and have switched to buying everything from ZZF, Monarch Computer (also a good source for Corsair memory) and...
Forum: General Questions 11-17-2004, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,451
Posted By raceware
The graphics issues may be the drivers. You...

The graphics issues may be the drivers. You probably know to remove the old drivers before installing the new ones, but if you forgot start with that. I've seen downloaded drivers that were flaky...
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