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Old 3rd January, 2003, 11:51 PM
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How I got 200mhz SYNCH 8RDA+


I RMA'd my 1.0 board because the onboard NIC didn't work. It wasn't stable at 200mhz SYNCH either.

THe new Rev 1.1 board is great. Everything is perfect at standard voltages and I can do 200mhz synch (200x10) all day with no instability (running folding@home). Some other things I did in the meantime (while waiting for the Rev. 1.1 board):
  • Adjusted the Pot in my TTGI 420 PSU. The 12v & 5V lines were just a tad low
  • Installed a Zalman Heatsink to the northbridge
  • Installed a very small low profile heatsink to the southbridge (it won't interfere with any PCI cards that might overhang the slot)
  • Switched to a Vantec AeroFlow cooler with TMD fan (excellent performance/noise IMO)

While I did a few things different, I think the main reason this board will do 200mhz SYNCH is that the northbridge is newer. I think the yields on the early northbridges were low enough that they just would not overclock well like the newer ones. I think it's either a case of you got a good one or you don't. BTW: the southbridge voltage Vdd is 1.56.

The rest of my system:
  • 2x256MB Corsair XMS3500
  • ATi Radeon 8500LE 64MB
  • Adaptec 29160
  • Seagate X15-36LP 18GB U160
  • Maxtor Atlas 10K III 36GB U160
  • Hauppauge WinTV Tuner
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