Re: Athlon/K7-Opimisation problems

J. Dow (
Sun, 9 Sep 2001 15:23:27 -0700

From: "Nicholas Knight" <>

> > The only difference I can make out between the working and the
> > non-working CPU is the internal clockspeed of the CPU and the
> > stepping (old: 2, new: 4).
> Heat anyone? stepping 4 hasn't seemed to be the problem, at least not
> directly
> What's the tempature difference between your 1Ghz and 1.4Ghz? both CPU
> and system? What kind of cooling do you have?

What about the power supply. If it is at all marginal the power consumption
boost going to 1.4G is likely a killer.

{^_^} Joanne Dow,

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