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osoz 9th February, 2003 11:15 PM

Is this true?
 
I read a post once that "burning-in" (Prime95/Toast) for long periods of time can actually get u over FSB humps? Example: I'm stuck at 10.5by175...can't go higher. If I burn-in, say for 72hrs, it may be possible to get the FSB alittle higher (set aside all the variables)?

thnx...osoz :ying:

kat 9th February, 2003 11:41 PM

i had a few abit /tbird combo's that went a little higher after a few days of running Rc5 but my asus a7v333/2200xp running F@H 24/7 burning in has made no difference 13.5x160

SteveI 10th February, 2003 03:55 AM

There are all type of opinions about burning in components. Many overclockers (some are experts) believe that some CPUs will run better in the long run, and can have their overclocking potential increased through burn ins...

Personally, I installed over 2 dozen CPUs over the last 18 months, I might have gotten 20 extra mhz on about 5 CPUs... Strangely, I've got a cheapo stick of PC2700 that sucked when I got it, and after a few months it can do cas2-2-5-2-2-2 204mhz @2.75v. I'm still stratching my head... go for it. Keep an eye on your temps and voltage, you never know.

Edit: BTW, every machine I own (or touch), magically burn-in indefinitely 24/7 :D. They all fold! Why don't you check out our folding section and sign up? :-D

osoz 10th February, 2003 05:11 AM

Thnx for the help. I just checked out ur folding section SteveI...and just DL'ed the program from Stanford...gonna join the cause & team 45. :D

thnx again...osoz:ying:

kat 10th February, 2003 12:45 PM

allllrightytheeeennn another future stats junky :thumbsup:  welcome to the team osoz

osoz 10th February, 2003 06:48 PM

thnx kat :D Glad to be aboard.:D

robbie 10th February, 2003 09:15 PM

Thanks for joining osoz,
Fold on
Rob


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