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Thread: Cheapest Setup For A Nice Rig

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    Mobo Supporting AMD & 400mhz FSB (i like a7n8x) 80.00
    AMD BARTON 2500+ 85.00
    PC3200 RAM

    Go into bios, set your FSB from 333mhz to 400mhz, and enjoy the great 2500+ trick... See, AMD locked multipliers... but a 2500+ is a 333fsb x 11 proc... 400 x 11 = the 3200+ proc... It seems AMD repackaged 3200+'s as 2500+'s to save manufacturing costs...

    works fine with stock cooling, stable as fuck

    heres a screen shot from this

    thats a 2500+ proc clocked with the 400fsb, reports as a 3200+

    now I have talked to servel people that have doen this thinking about doing and you can't beat the prices what do you guys think

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    bigdawgfoxx's Avatar Big Dawg
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    Everyone on this forum has known about this for a looooong time.

    We have the same stuff and your scores are 200points better then mine on both places...not to big of a diff. but what kind of ram do you have?
    [SIZE=1]AMD 4200 X2 @ 2.65Ghz, ASRock 939-VSTA
    1.75GB PC3200, 2 X 160GB Seagate w/ 8MB Buffer
    HIS Radeon X800 Pro, Antec Super Lanboy Aluminum

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    I haven't got it yet i was asking if it was common & what you guys think of a setup like this for the $
    I try not to venture into hardwareworld as I don't know too much


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