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From: martinot (1:396/4)
To: n/a
Date: Sun, 14.06.20 14:57
Re: Upgrade to 6 core CPU...now desktop hangs?
From: martinot <martinot@objectmail.com>

Dariusz Piatkowski wrote:

>>
>>> As it happened I somehow wanted to see if overclocking the hardware would
help
>>> out with the issue I was seeing. Not really knowing what was causing the
>>> problems I was seeing I had nothing else to try.
>>
>> It's blindingly obvious that overclocking something is NEVER going to help
>> anything. It's also pretty pointless, as well as all the other potential
>> consequences... as you found out.
>
>
> Hmm...given the symptoms I was seeing, namely intermittent no-problem boot
into
> the 6-core configuration, overclocking certainly had a lot to offer. For
> starters, CPU frequency as well as memory settings will have direct impact on
> the behaviour of the system. Not to even mention things like the CPU built-in
> memory controller, CPU-NB timing, etc, etc...the list goes on, and you know
what
> I'm talking about if you understand any of the AMD Phenom II CPU and chipset
> architecture. In my case, it appears doing so did improve the boot situation,
> although at the expense of the hardware itself. As with many other posts on
the
> subject of 'Desktop boot hang', it all appears to be related to some type of
a
> timing issue.
>
> Bummer??? Umm...perhaps, but this was an el-cheapo MB (total expense $20 when
> purchased NEW over 1 yr ago...so yeah, I think I got my money's worth out of
> it). Do I wish that it lived longer? For sure...failure is no fun, no matter
> when...lol...live and learn though...and other then the obvious
> challenge/nuisance factor, it's a bit fun after all, how else do you plan on
> learning and discovering new things?
>
> Just because I'm an OS2 user by choice I have no plans to bow my head down
and
> accept the OEM supplied settings for my systems. Countless thousands out
there
> play around with this stuff. Can a successfull overclock work? You bet your
> behind...there certainly is some thrill to being able to run a family DSLR
1080p
> movie encoding, while I'm watching another 1080 video, serving content over
the
> web-server, and pulling down some of my kids' favourite TV comics...so yeah,
> fun.
>
> If anything, I wish more folks would do this. Since our community is so
small,
> it's exceedingly difficult to find any real knowledge and insight into these
> types of problems. The real know-how of the inner-workings appears to be gone
> and/or moved-on. For instance, quite frankly, your post added absolutely
nothing
> to this discussion...sorry, just being blunt here. I do welcome real
> contributions that extend our understanding of the problem and hopefully the
> identification of proper way to resolve the problem. So if you feel up to the
> challenge, by all means, feel free to re-consider your input and provide a
real
> suggestion worth carrying on with.
>

Did it work out?

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From: ivan (1:396/4)
To: n/a
Date: Sun, 14.06.20 14:57
Re: Upgrade to 6 core CPU...now desktop hangs?
From: "ivan" <ivanjt@free.fr>

On Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:55:47 UTC, martinot <martinot@objectmail.com>
wrote:

> Dariusz Piatkowski wrote:
>
> >>
> >>> As it happened I somehow wanted to see if overclocking the hardware would
help
> >>> out with the issue I was seeing. Not really knowing what was causing the
> >>> problems I was seeing I had nothing else to try.
> >>
> >> It's blindingly obvious that overclocking something is NEVER going to help
> >> anything. It's also pretty pointless, as well as all the other potential
> >> consequences... as you found out.
> >
> >
> > Hmm...given the symptoms I was seeing, namely intermittent no-problem boot
into
> > the 6-core configuration, overclocking certainly had a lot to offer. For
> > starters, CPU frequency as well as memory settings will have direct impact
on
> > the behaviour of the system. Not to even mention things like the CPU
built-in
> > memory controller, CPU-NB timing, etc, etc...the list goes on, and you know
what
> > I'm talking about if you understand any of the AMD Phenom II CPU and
chipset
> > architecture. In my case, it appears doing so did improve the boot
situation,
> > although at the expense of the hardware itself. As with many other posts on
the
> > subject of 'Desktop boot hang', it all appears to be related to some type
of a
> > timing issue.
> >
> > Bummer??? Umm...perhaps, but this was an el-cheapo MB (total expense $20
when
> > purchased NEW over 1 yr ago...so yeah, I think I got my money's worth out
of
> > it). Do I wish that it lived longer? For sure...failure is no fun, no
matter
> > when...lol...live and learn though...and other then the obvious
> > challenge/nuisance factor, it's a bit fun after all, how else do you plan
on
> > learning and discovering new things?
> >
> > Just because I'm an OS2 user by choice I have no plans to bow my head down
and
> > accept the OEM supplied settings for my systems. Countless thousands out
there
> > play around with this stuff. Can a successfull overclock work? You bet your
> > behind...there certainly is some thrill to being able to run a family DSLR
1080p
> > movie encoding, while I'm watching another 1080 video, serving content over
the
> > web-server, and pulling down some of my kids' favourite TV comics...so
yeah,
> > fun.
> >
> > If anything, I wish more folks would do this. Since our community is so
small,
> > it's exceedingly difficult to find any real knowledge and insight into
these
> > types of problems. The real know-how of the inner-workings appears to be
gone
> > and/or moved-on. For instance, quite frankly, your post added absolutely
nothing
> > to this discussion...sorry, just being blunt here. I do welcome real
> > contributions that extend our understanding of the problem and hopefully
the
> > identification of proper way to resolve the problem. So if you feel up to
the
> > challenge, by all means, feel free to re-consider your input and provide a
real
> > suggestion worth carrying on with.
> >
>
> Did it work out?
>
Why are you digging up these old 2012 posts?


ivan
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