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JLMS XJHD166S---- Died cuz of OC'ing??

Postby jeeka on Mon Feb 23, 2004 1:58 am

Like most of you out there I have been overclocking my CPU. Most of the time I lock the AGP and PCI Frequencies to there defaults in the BIOS. But not all the time. Could it be that my drive died because of the times i did OC the AGP/PCI Clocks to 72/36???? Maybe the electronics don't like to be out of range?

You guys tell me.

Asus P4T533, 3.06@3.52, stock vCore, Air, 4x enabled......

Possible?
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Postby hoxlund on Mon Feb 23, 2004 2:28 am

you shouldn't think its your computer, mine crapped out on me too, after about 4 months of use
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Postby jeeka on Mon Feb 23, 2004 3:06 am

What drive did you end up replacing it with? I need a good one capable of ripping at 16X and reading my 8X DVD+-R's QUICKLY and reliably...


I heard the newest Toshibas and Plextors are good (or at least their rebadged ones.)
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Postby hoxlund on Mon Feb 23, 2004 3:07 am

i went back to my old Pioneer 106S, the new ones out are the Pioneer 120 and 120S

the S means slot loading, which i love
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Postby ccb056 on Tue Feb 24, 2004 1:28 pm

Ive had my 166s for over a year now, and Ive been overclocking via fsb and it hasent crapped out yet.
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Postby hoxlund on Tue Feb 24, 2004 1:30 pm

well touching your FSB or any other part in your computer, shouldn't have anything to do with your dvd-rom
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Postby ccb056 on Tue Feb 24, 2004 1:38 pm

actually, if your fsb is out of whack, you pci,ide,agp,etc and everything is out of whack.
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Postby dodecahedron on Tue Feb 24, 2004 3:56 pm

ccb056 wrote:actually, if your fsb is out of whack, you pci,ide,agp,etc and everything is out of whack

unless your mobo has the ability to lock the PCI and AGP buses.
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