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PostPosted: Thu Apr 21, 2005 11:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Anyone ever heard of these http://www2.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16820223020#DetailSpecs
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 22, 2005 12:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lucky8 wrote:
Anyone ever heard of these http://www2.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16820223020#DetailSpecs

Isn't that where the UFO landed? Laughing

I've never heard of that brand before but that's a great price and it does have a lifetime warrany. Might be worth a look!
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PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2005 5:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I have a temp controlled esd safe soldering iron and popped out the two resistors These things are about the size of a grain of salt. Tried it at 1.58 and got the altivec bug so down to 1.42 it went.


Very brave! Those jumpers are so small.


yeah, I had planned on removing the two resistors from my 1.25 and just going to 1.5GHz. Well, I wussed out. I bought the thing as a gift for a family member who is having a hell of a time with an old DV iMac G3 that is flaky as hell. I want this thing to be stable as possible and under warranty for her.

I was all et to lap the heatsink, use Arctic Ceramique and OC the board. Well, I'm a little girlie's blouse, as it turns out. I just popped the memory in and closed it up again. I'm still waiting for my testes to drop, apparently.

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PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2005 6:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I have a temp controlled esd safe soldering iron and popped out the two resistors These things are about the size of a grain of salt. Tried it at 1.58 and got the altivec bug so down to 1.42 it went.


Very brave! Those jumpers are so small.
Its really easy. Wink


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PostPosted: Fri May 13, 2005 10:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I have a temp controlled esd safe soldering iron and popped out the two resistors These things are about the size of a grain of salt. Tried it at 1.58 and got the altivec bug so down to 1.42 it went.


Very brave! Those jumpers are so small.
Its really easy. Wink

Good for you. Have you noticed any stability problems at 1.5?
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PostPosted: Sat May 14, 2005 5:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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blazer wrote:
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I have a temp controlled esd safe soldering iron and popped out the two resistors These things are about the size of a grain of salt. Tried it at 1.58 and got the altivec bug so down to 1.42 it went.


Very brave! Those jumpers are so small.
Its really easy. Wink

Good for you. Have you noticed any stability problems at 1.5?



Nope. I only rebooted once (to install Tiger) and no problems at all. Ive ran XBench several times with no lock ups or anything. No overheating that I can tell and programs launch much faster. Heck everything in general is faster. Throw in the overclocked graphics and I have a pretty capable machine. Smile
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PostPosted: Sat May 14, 2005 7:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Could you post some XBench scores?
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PostPosted: Sat May 14, 2005 8:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Could you post some XBench scores?
Sure thing. Smile
http://ladd.dyndns.org/xbench/merge.xhtml?doc2=110091


You have one as well?

Seems my hdd is the only thing that is slowing me down. Sad
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PostPosted: Sat May 14, 2005 8:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Seems my hdd is the only thing that is slowing me down.


GD hard drive holds back the mini. Those numbers look pretty good! Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun May 15, 2005 5:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

My score is 118.11 out of the box with a 1.42Ghz, 512MB, 80GB mini running Tiger. The scores with 7,200 RPM drives are up in the 130's, so that will probably be my first mod down the road.
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PostPosted: Sun May 15, 2005 8:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Overclocking the mini seems like a lot of risk for little gain.
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PostPosted: Sun May 15, 2005 8:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

jah wrote:
My score is 118.11 out of the box with a 1.42Ghz, 512MB, 80GB mini running Tiger. The scores with 7,200 RPM drives are up in the 130's, so that will probably be my first mod down the road.
Can you share a link?
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PostPosted: Sun May 15, 2005 8:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Overclocking the mini seems like a lot of risk for little gain.
Little gain? A 20% increase!!!
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PostPosted: Sun May 15, 2005 8:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Seems my hdd is the only thing that is slowing me down.


GD hard drive holds back the mini. Those numbers look pretty good! Very Happy
Yea, I have the 4200rpm unit Sad
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PostPosted: Sun May 15, 2005 10:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Colt what was your first score? Your present overall score shows 128.32, Most people running a 1.42Ghz with 512 seem to be around 116-120. Someone above said 118.11 I found this as another example...

http://ladd.dyndns.org/xbench/merge.xhtml?doc1=94412

Are you talking about a 20% from 256MB? I'm not doubting you, I just want to learn more. Very Happy
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