overclocking a k6,500mhz?

  dfghjkl 20:29 12 May 04
Locked

i have got hold of a pc with the above cpu,(also 2 spare cpu,s)can it be clocked,i am quite happy with it all things considered,but wonder if there is more out there?thanks.peter.

  Diodorus Siculus 20:57 12 May 04

There is not a lot that you can squeeze out of this processor as far as I can remember.

  Dan the Confused 21:01 12 May 04

I still use a k6-2-500! I tried overclocking it once to 550 but machine crashed on bootup.

  dfghjkl 23:19 12 May 04

ok thanks chaps

  woodchip 23:21 12 May 04

I have one in a old working comp they do not like overclocking Heat problems

  Dan the Confused 00:29 13 May 04

My CPU was well within save temp limit but just didn't work.

  Dan the Confused 00:30 13 May 04

*safe

  Gaz W 00:47 13 May 04

I still have a K6-2 500MHz as well, and I had exactly the same problems trying to overclock to 550MHz - just froze/crashed during bootup.

  Dan the Confused 01:13 13 May 04

The difference between a K6-2 and a K6-3 is that the latter has it's own L2 cache. But what I've always wanted to know is, is there any difference between CPU L2 cache and MB L2 cache?

  woodchip 15:58 13 May 04

yes the first is on chip and it's faster than on mobo

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

How to get Windows 10 for free | How to install Windows 10: There is still a way to avoid paying…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Alex Chinneck’s giant ice cube Christmas tree at Kings Cross

Apple rumours & predictions 2017: The iPhone 8, new iPads, and everything else you should expect fr7…