Surely people on a budget like me would prefer their e5200 to last longer than a 'few months or hopefully a yr to 3? Age Newest 65+ Months Much more recent. Though perhaps a better choice for the Intel quad would have been a 9550. I'm not sure if I fully understand the whole ratio thing. Trust me there are plenty of articles. For games, the number of threads is largely irrelevant, as long as you have at least 2 cores preferably 4 , and hyperthreading can sometimes even hit performance. Considering the age of this processor, its of 67 is damn impressive. I don't think it's possible with any kind of everyday normal use.
It's thus capable of running most applications smoothly without any problem. It is a powerful Quad Core whose performance is good. Returned items with minor packaging defects fall under this category. Even so, you must have a dud, since Q8200 should overclock much more then what was achieved for the purpose of the article. Bear in mind, then, that while the Core 2 Extreme has a 0.
Unless you have access to voltage control I'm not sure if Gigabyte has it or if the G41 doesn't support it , you're not going very far. I've been a silent lurker of Overclock. If he leaves the ram on the same divider it will also be overclocking the ram at the same time, which he clearly doesnt want. You should always use your own judgement and realise that the only person responsible for any damage caused by overclocking is you. Fazendo overclock no Core 2 Quad Q9550 + Asus Rampage. In this case, however, the difference is enough that it possibly indicates the superiority of the.
It will therefore become a bottleneck in today's demanding games. Unfortunately, the Q8200 would barely budge beyond its original 2. Core 2 Quad Q6700 ~ 3. If you need any more details, etc, just tell me. Functionality issues beyond signs of use should be disclosed in product description.
I had to get aftemarket heatsinks and fans for the board because the board is what matters for this generation. Core 2 Quad Q6600 ~ 3. The situation is even worse for the Q9550, which seems to be even more rare. Yes you can overclock it and it will give you a performance boost. Some consistancy would have been nice for both halfs of the article.
At this point, I'm not real interested in going above 3. More important for gaming than the number of cores and threads is the clock rate. Use a program like Prime95 for stability and CoreTemp for temperatures. Multiple threads are useful for improving the performance of multi-threaded applications. Other Thoughts: Increasing Voltages to gain more overclocking is not too bad either. What motherboard do you have? I definitely have to agree with the comments about the poor choice of the 8200.
Core 2 Quad Q9400 ~ 3. Bear in mind, then, that while the Core i5-750 2. This overclock is on a typical heatpipe air cooler as well and automatic voltage settings. I read the Newbie's guide on these forums and a few other hints and tips on some other sites, and I've been a sort of hardware person for a long time. I was hoping to get the Q9. Warranties are for manufacturing defects, if you accidentally damage something that's on you.
So although im nowhere near 4 at least i wont suffer from electromigration and have to fork out for a new cpu! Additional cores and their accompanying thread will always be beneficial for multi-threaded applications. I also would have like to see a comparison at the end of the 4 chips performance side by side. Buy the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 2. I'm only using a regular aftermarket fan-heatsink and I don't think it gets too hot. I won't bother trying to overclock the graphics cards.
Now you will lose zero performance if you have your ram at 800 when all you need is 667, but I am pretty sure you will also see no benefit. Closer Look at the Core 2 Quad Q9450 As mentioned above, the Q9450 is one popular chip right now, and because of that, prices tend to be inflated, which is unfortunate. Cons: Locked Multiplier, but I understand. As for the dual cores, the E5200 is known what it can do. Core 2 Duo E8400 ~ 3. Bear in mind that although it is better to have a larger cache, the larger it is, the higher the latency, so a balance has to be struck. Overclocking Intel's Core i7 920.
So although im nowhere near 4 at least i wont suffer from electromigration and have to fork out for a new cpu! Safe and still do the job. Core 2 Quad Q9550 4x2. In particular remember to use the report function rather than responding in anger, and that civil language does not excuse nasty comments. It seems like it would be a perfect candidate for this article. That way they'd be in the same price class, and they'd both be cut-down quads. Among its many features, Virtualization is activated. Maybe someday I'll overclock it since ppl say its a monster, and you can go a step up right out of the box.