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by soyoboy
Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:03 am
Forum: Hardware / Tech Corner
Topic: K6-2 "Server" Build Suggestions
Replies: 16
Views: 19018

If you would like a K6-3+ 450 ACZ, or a K6-3+ 500 ANZ, (either but not both), I can send you one because I have more K6-3+ processors than I need. Note : Both types of processor are good for 600 + MHz @ 2.1 V. Whoa :idea: There is a K6-3+ that operates at 1.8V! That is amazing. I just have to try o...
by soyoboy
Mon Mar 12, 2012 12:01 am
Forum: Hardware / Tech Corner
Topic: K6-2 "Server" Build Suggestions
Replies: 16
Views: 19018

For those who are interested. This is the K6-2+/570ACZ.

And this is the belly of the beast that drives it.
by soyoboy
Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:38 pm
Forum: Hardware / Tech Corner
Topic: K6-2 "Server" Build Suggestions
Replies: 16
Views: 19018

Well, I am surprized that you got better results using the 6x multiplier, cause I never did. I tried to highlight the CPU/RAM access scores. Those scores are worse/lower with the 6.0x multiplier than with the 5.5x multiplier. Just as shown by Jim's tests, the numbers for the CPU I/O subsystem are a...
by soyoboy
Sun Mar 11, 2012 12:02 am
Forum: Hardware / Tech Corner
Topic: K6-2 "Server" Build Suggestions
Replies: 16
Views: 19018

I recently bought a new CPU,AMD K6-2+/570ACZ, from New Jersey. It cost $30 after shipping to Canada. It was expensive compared to the non plus 533MHz, new at $13. Apparently, the K6-2 CPUs are still around and available at retail markets. The following benchmarks are performed on a Soyo SY-5EMA+ V1....
by soyoboy
Sat Nov 19, 2011 12:43 pm
Forum: Hardware / Tech Corner
Topic: Bad Time To Be Buying HDDs
Replies: 5
Views: 7951

RE: Bad Time To Be Buying HDDs

I bought a Seagate Barracuba 7200.12 (ST3500418AS) 500 GB mechanical hard drive on March 18. It was in an OEM wrapped anti-static bag. At that time, it cost $35. After one month, the price dropped to $30. Another month later, it was no longer stocked on the shelves. The 1 TB version was its replacem...