Overclocking The AMD 4200+ AM2 Processor Part 2

Posted on Thursday, Aug 10 2006 @ 01:16 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Yesterday we were able to overclock our AMD Athlon 64 4200+ AM2 processor to 3.0GHz with air cooling, but we wanted more. After going back to the test system and mounting the Corsair Nautilus 500 water cooler up we aimed at pumping more volts to the processor with the hopes of getting a faster clock frequency on system stability this time around.

"When the dust finally settled we ended up with our test system topping out at 280MHz in the BIOS, which resulted in our test system running at 3071MHz. With the additional cooling help from the Nautilus 500 we were able to increase the voltage to 1.6V on the core and increase the overall frequency of our processor by 70MHz!"

Read on over at Legit Reviews.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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