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SubjectRe: Athlon/K7-Opimisation problems
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On Sunday 09 September 2001 03:23 pm, J. Dow wrote:
> From: "Nicholas Knight" <tegeran@home.com>
>
> > > The only difference I can make out between the working and the
> > > non-working CPU is the internal clockspeed of the CPU and the
> > > stepping (old: 2, new: 4).
> >
> > Heat anyone? stepping 4 hasn't seemed to be the problem, at least not
> > directly
> > What's the tempature difference between your 1Ghz and 1.4Ghz? both
> > CPU and system? What kind of cooling do you have?
>
> What about the power supply. If it is at all marginal the power
> consumption boost going to 1.4G is likely a killer.

Well, he didn't mention the amperage outputs, but he said 431W Enermax,
from what I hear Enermax PSU's are good.
I still have trouble dealing with the idea that the optimizations cause
power consumption like this, but then, I have trouble with my own idea
that it causes sufficient heat increase in the chipset that soon after
boot.

Do most people that experience this problem also experience after a
cold-boot where the system had been off for at least 10-15 minutes? And
has ANYONE sucsesfully cured this problem by changing power supplies?
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