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amd 3000 xp athlon oc whats best poss ?

Discussion in 'CPUs' started by dgmug cod uo, 15 Jan 2006.

  1. dgmug cod uo


    Joined: 13 Jan 2006

    Posts: 15

    hi all i have the above processor but id like to get bit more juice from it til summer when upgrade.what would it clock to its at stock at moment 2.2g but ive seen some with it at like 2.5 how would this compare to like a newer processor if clocked at these speeds say like a 3200 venice would mine be quicker or not thanks.
    3000xp athlon socket a 333fsb.
  2. lee87


    Joined: 31 Jul 2005

    Posts: 2,592

    I have one of these cpu's and its a very poor clocker. I could only get the fsb up to 180. About a 100mhz increase which I couldn't even notice the difference with. I might have been unlucky and others might clock better but from what I've read a lot of these are poor clockers.

    I doubt you would be able to match the speed of the 3200 64 with this chip as the 3200 64 has double the cache.