Reply 20 of 27, by darry
someperson42 wrote on 2021-06-11, 01:28:darry wrote on 2021-06-11, 01:18:someperson42 wrote on 2021-06-11, 00:54:
Hmm... that's an interesting option, but it also seems kind of risky. I don't know if the AX6BC's VRMs support the proper voltage. I'm also not using a slotket currently (the CPU I have is an SL4BS) and it isn't clear to me what all I would need to use one.
You would not be the first one to try a Tualatin on an AX6BC . Tualatin CPUs are all socketed, which is why you would need a slotket, unless I am misunderstanding what you mean .
I get that I would need a slotket. It is good to hear that others have done it with my board before, but I don't know which particular slotkets would be compatible. The ones I see on eBay don't seem to come with the plastic bracket thing shown in the pictures in that link, so I'm also not sure what I would have to do about that. I also assume I would need some kind of cooling solution.
Also, aren't Tualatins 133 MHz bus CPUs? I'm starting to wonder if this makes any sense.
You would need
- a Coppermine compatible slotket
- a socket 370 or socket 462 (AMD) compatible cooling solution
- an aforementioned modded Tualatin CPU
The lack of a bracket can be addresses in DIY fashion .
Running a 1400 MHz Tualatin S (512K cache) at 100MHz FSB rather than 133MHz will yield a 1050MHz clock speed which is faster, at least in 3DMark 2001, than a Tualeron at 1300 MHz (stock 100MHz FSB). This probably makes a 1400MHz Tualatin-s@1050MHz the fastest CPU one can run on a 440BX board without overclocking anything . See Re: Tualatin Celeron vs Williamette Celeron