What stepping is this Black Edition X2? Tags: CPUs AMD Last response: July 31, 2008 12:48 AM in CPUs Share mrZoSo July 30, 2008 10:37:04 PM Newegg just got these in: AMD Athlon 64 X2 5400+ Brisbane 2.8GHz Black Edition Model# = ADO5400DSWOF I'm trying to find out what stepping it is but have come up blank, emailed newegg but they couldn't help either, said they couldn't check the chip. If anyone could help, that would be great. Thanks, mrZoSo More about : stepping black edition | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Wisecracker CPUs Master July 30, 2008 11:20:49 PM I believe the 65w AMD X2 5400+ is a G2. Because of the AM2 memory dividers 2.8GHz is a sweet spot (2800MHz divided by 7 = 400MHz x 2 = 800MHz). Increasing the cpu multiplier will lower your effective memory speed with the 7 divisor This cpu has an '8' ram divider .... AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ Brisbane 2.9GHz AM2 65W http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... If you drop the HT to 4x and increase the cpu freq to 220MHz (maybe 1.37v?) your overall clock speed will be 3.2GHz and ... 3200MHz divided by 8 = 400MHz x 2 = 800MHz DDR2 | Report abuse mrZoSo July 31, 2008 12:48:27 AM Thanks for the info, it will come in handy. But I have seen some of the 65w Brisbane's haveing the G1 stepping listed on AMD's site, which I don't want of course. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>What stepping is this Black Edition X2?> Related ressources: ForumAMD X2 5000+ black edition ...cannot get over 2.9Ghz stably ForumAMD X2 black edition always fullloaded.. ForumBudget Overclocker - AMD's Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Black Edition ForumGood upgrade from amd phenom ii x2 550 black edition ? ForumHelp with unlocking AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition cores! ForumHow to overclock my Athlon X2 6400+ Black Edition ForumFirst time OC'ing - AMD Athlon X2 7850 Black Edition Kuma 2.8GHz ForumOverclocking setting for AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition 3.1GHz ForumBest Gaming CPU: Athlon II X3 440 or Phenom II X2 555 Black Edition Forumx2 5000 black edition $99! Forumthe Athlon X2 5000+ Black Edition . ForumX2 5000 black edition ForumI got AMD Phenom x2 560 black edition ,4.00GB ddr3 ram,500GB hdd space,gigabyte m ForumWill the AMD Athlon X2 7850 Black Edition work with my motherboard ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumWhat type of CPU should I get? ForumIs this enough wattage output for my future rig?? ForumIdle temps of 60-70 What's the culprit? Forumwhat should i upgrade on my computer ForumI need a CPU that will work with this MB... More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !