Pentium 4 2.4GHz Overclocking

Posted on Friday, September 20 2002 @ 14:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Tech Zone has tested how far they would get a Pentium 4 2.4GHz!
They got the CPU stable at +-3.0GHz :
So now that I have an Intel P4 2.8 I figure it would be a good time to see how far I can push my P4 2.4. Overclocking is always fun but there always the chance of the CPU blowing up. That’s why having a P4 2.8 as a backup helps to offset some of the fear. I wanted to see just how far I can overclock the 2.4 and I wanted to give the CPU its best shot at it. Therefore my choice of cooling and related hardware would have to be thought out very carefully.

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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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