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by Athlon Powers
Mon Nov 17, 2003 5:35 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Thorton & Duron
Replies: 7
Views: 2272

A Thorton is a Barton core except half of the L2 cache has been cut off, possible from a bad fabrication. There are mods online to attempt to reenable the additional cache but I have never personally dont it myself.
by Athlon Powers
Mon Sep 15, 2003 4:50 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Should you really be reading this right now?
Replies: 30
Views: 18510

Re: Should you really be reading this right now?

It seems to me that as this forum grows, more and more of the activity is occuring during the day, on weekdays. Once upon a time I'd check in on this place once a week to see a new post or two, now I could check every hour. (Oh, and for you new kids out there, the Aug 12, 2002 date is the date we s...
by Athlon Powers
Mon Sep 15, 2003 4:49 pm
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Applying thermal paste - your favorite method / procedure?
Replies: 21
Views: 4847

Athlon Powers back to refresh you with some mind boggling information! Slap the thermal paste on, put on your heatsink and you are set to go! In fact for being so quiet get really good thermal paste and take off the fan! DISCLAIMER: The above is not guaranteed to work, in fact on most modern day CPU...
by Athlon Powers
Mon Aug 18, 2003 10:44 am
Forum: SPCR's [email protected]
Topic: Folding Farm
Replies: 210
Views: 90237

Zhentar wrote:it does get 2.93 GFlops. But some of them get used by processes other than sandra.
Wow, does this mean that my XP1700 can process as much GFlops as a 2.9GHz P4?!
by Athlon Powers
Mon Aug 18, 2003 9:32 am
Forum: SPCR's [email protected]
Topic: Is it worth using my old computers to fold?
Replies: 13
Views: 7040

Every little bit helps! Even if they chew out a whopping .5 PPD! :)

Hey I just realized something, if you underclocked your CPU when you get a new WU and then normal clocked it would you get more WU's per day in?! Hmmm.......
by Athlon Powers
Mon Aug 18, 2003 9:30 am
Forum: SPCR's [email protected]
Topic: Folding Farm
Replies: 210
Views: 90237

Zhentar wrote:yes, the athlon gets 2 FPU while P4s get 1.

Too bad we can't use GPUs for this stuff yet, they're loaded with FPU power.
Wait a minute there...according to you my XP 1700 gets 2.93 GFlops of power when in SiSoft Sandra it only benchmarks with about 2.2 GFlops. Am I missing something?
by Athlon Powers
Mon Aug 18, 2003 9:16 am
Forum: SPCR's [email protected]
Topic: Folding Farm
Replies: 210
Views: 90237

2 things. First, it turns out what I thought were P3 1130s where P4 1.6s. So, right now I'm at 20 Ghz soon to be 22 Ghz (her comp seems to always be in use though :() which will bring me to 36 gigaflops :) (2 flops per athon mhz, 1 per pentium mhz). As for my folding farm... since I finished settin...
by Athlon Powers
Mon Aug 18, 2003 4:59 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: 2.4 vs 2500
Replies: 38
Views: 9634

2500 if ya gonna be folding...
by Athlon Powers
Mon Aug 18, 2003 4:56 am
Forum: SPCR's [email protected]
Topic: Core revision...
Replies: 2
Views: 3100

Does anyone know this?
by Athlon Powers
Sun Aug 17, 2003 5:41 pm
Forum: SPCR's [email protected]
Topic: Core revision...
Replies: 2
Views: 3100

Core revision...

I have core_78, is this the 3DNow!/SSE Core? If so, SWEEEEET!

Does that old core_68 still float around?

-AP
by Athlon Powers
Sun Aug 17, 2003 4:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Who reads the Announcements and forum rules?
Replies: 2
Views: 3485

DryFire wrote:*cough* *cough*SPAM*cough**cough*

but besides that i usually do.
*cough* *cough*SPAM*cough**cough*
by Athlon Powers
Sun Aug 17, 2003 4:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: LOL! A pirates tale...FUNNY....
Replies: 2
Views: 3282

Bump for funnyness. :)
by Athlon Powers
Sun Aug 17, 2003 4:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Who reads the Announcements and forum rules?
Replies: 2
Views: 3485

Who reads the Announcements and forum rules?

Sorry I know Im being unruly today but since a visit to KWSN...
by Athlon Powers
Sun Aug 17, 2003 4:06 pm
Forum: SPCR's [email protected]
Topic: Our team's climb up...
Replies: 150
Views: 65923

DryFire wrote:man i wouldn't go past 1.8v core unless i had water cooling.
Make that Vapochill, -15c! :) Brrrrr....
by Athlon Powers
Sun Aug 17, 2003 3:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: I asked Mike for a title, but what do I get?!
Replies: 39
Views: 25080

I never that the useless spamming was from this current "rash" of visits. You worry entirely too much about these things, please try to relax. Aha, you forget one thing Padawan Learner. This is Off Topic, that means that people come here to read things not related to computing no matter how obscene...
by Athlon Powers
Sun Aug 17, 2003 7:18 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: I asked Mike for a title, but what do I get?!
Replies: 39
Views: 25080

Athlon, I never said I'd ban you. I never even said that I don't like you. It's the behavior that annoys me. The useless spamming that wastes people's time. I differentiate the actions and the person. I'm sure you're a lovely person, who will be even better once school starts back up and has less f...
by Athlon Powers
Fri Aug 15, 2003 12:23 pm
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: AMD64 logo
Replies: 19
Views: 4962

You are all wrong, it is supposed to symbolize a galaxy with 64-Bits at the center of it.
by Athlon Powers
Fri Aug 15, 2003 12:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: I asked Mike for a title, but what do I get?!
Replies: 39
Views: 25080

actually its more likea a totaltarian dictatorship. Mike has basically total control over the site and forums. It's a democracy, but Mike has the only vote and the only gun. Aha! So you are saying we by ourselves are a Democracy because we cant do anything to each other? Imagine if Rusty057 had mod...
by Athlon Powers
Fri Aug 15, 2003 12:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: I asked Mike for a title, but what do I get?!
Replies: 39
Views: 25080

Ouch, the way this is going is frightening. :o

As ever, Rusty075 is at my throat. *yawn* "He's" kind of like a bad nightmare that trails you... (The "he" is to avoid breaking Rule #8 or whatever it is. :P)
by Athlon Powers
Thu Aug 14, 2003 12:10 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: I asked Mike for a title, but what do I get?!
Replies: 39
Views: 25080

Rusty075 wrote:PLease edit your polled to include:


D: Banned
Dang, now the poll is screwed up. Can a moderator fix the repeated entries?
by Athlon Powers
Thu Aug 14, 2003 12:06 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: I asked Mike for a title, but what do I get?!
Replies: 39
Views: 25080

I asked Mike for a title, but what do I get?!

OK, I asked MikeC for a title in addition to some other things in a Private Message... Dear MikeC, Long time no see buddy! How have ya been? Anyway, i have two questions... 1) Could I be a moderator of the Off Topic Section? It in a way is my home turf... 2) Can I have a Friend of SPCR title? I did ...
by Athlon Powers
Tue Aug 12, 2003 11:18 am
Forum: Fans and Control
Topic: Where can I get cheap Panaflo L1A 92mm for TruePower?
Replies: 2
Views: 1006

Where can I get cheap Panaflo L1A 92mm for TruePower?

I have been looking but haven't found anyplace cheap with shipping. :(

Does anyone have any ideas?
by Athlon Powers
Fri Aug 01, 2003 5:04 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Friend bought new case...how good?
Replies: 2
Views: 1078

Friend bought new case...how good?

My friend bought an Antec Solution case with 120mm fans and a 350watt Solution Power Supply. How quiet is this, any suggestions?

His old power supply broke and his case stank anyway so I reccomended this, even though he dosent care about noise I . :)
by Athlon Powers
Sun Jun 29, 2003 8:10 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: P4 2.53 Ghz cooling with no fan ?
Replies: 10
Views: 2857

You should be able to underbolt a P4, if you run it at stock speeds? Does anyone know how far you could typically underclock a P4 2.53ghz? I personally have not done this because I am a die hard AMD person but generally with a good P4 you can either, a) undervolt it really far or b) overclock it re...
by Athlon Powers
Wed Jun 25, 2003 6:34 pm
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Bet it sounds like an aircraft hanger too...
Replies: 11
Views: 2901

Hi everyone, miss me? :roll::lol: I've been busy lately, dont think someyou mind though!

Anyway, that looks like a very cool setup, now all he needs is 7.1 sound!
by Athlon Powers
Thu Jun 19, 2003 8:28 am
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Modding BIOS to support lower voltage, possible?
Replies: 5
Views: 2053

Modding BIOS to support lower voltage, possible?

I have a MSI KT3 Ultra with an Award BIOS. I am trying to lower the voltage but unfortunately find that it only goes as low as 1.7v. :( Is there a way I can force it to lower the voltage, without physically modding my CPU? Is there a pre-modded BIOS? Thanks! My CPU is an Athlon XP 1700 Palomino (.18...
by Athlon Powers
Wed Jun 18, 2003 6:37 pm
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Quiet Computing from VIA
Replies: 7
Views: 1951

Bah, VIA processors lack arithmetic and FPU power. VIA is a cheap ripoff, buy AMD and silence that, which isnt hard.
by Athlon Powers
Sat Jun 07, 2003 7:05 pm
Forum: The Silent Front
Topic: Mobile Celeron Motherboards
Replies: 3
Views: 1221

Never mind 300Mhz to 600Mhz, think 300Mhz to 2.0+ GHz and you're rockin!
by Athlon Powers
Sat Jun 07, 2003 2:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Weeee! I just got 1GB of RAM!
Replies: 23
Views: 13835

Wow, even though the majority is 512MB, 1GB is not far behind...
by Athlon Powers
Wed Jun 04, 2003 6:51 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Weeee! I just got 1GB of RAM!
Replies: 23
Views: 13835

I have two sticks of CAS 2.5 Kingston ValueRAM at tightest timings except for the CAS which is at 2.5 for stability. It was really unstable untill I set the memory voltage to 2.6v, but I still get some occasional memory errors. My first stick worked without any errors so I think my new stick is to b...