Athlon XP-Ms are cool :P

By Mictlantecuhtli
Apr 10, 2005
  1. I haven't abandoned x86 computers completely, I just bought a new AMD mainboard and CPU.

    I ordered Athlon XP-M 2400+, but the store sent me a 2600+ instead for some reason.

    Why I chose XP-M? They don't have multiplier locks, and use lower voltage than normal XPs. Mine uses 1.45V by default, but my mainboard doesn't have an option to set Vcore lower than 1.65V...

    Anyhow, I managed to get quite nice performance out of this 100 EUR chip:

  2. akhilles

    akhilles TS Rookie Posts: 16

    Mobiles still have their advantages. You can keep your old parts.

    That board may be limiting. Some people make custom BIOSes for overclocking. Do it at your own risk.
  3. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Nice going for such a 'cheapie'!
  4. kol_indian

    kol_indian TS Rookie Posts: 316

    temp please

    :grinthumb great going at what temp does this rig run under maiboard and cpu
  5. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 4,345   +11

    CPU around 55°C to 60°C, mainboard about 10°C less.
  6. kol_indian

    kol_indian TS Rookie Posts: 316

    thats really cool enjoy :grinthumb
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