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Where can I order a 1700 Tbred B

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February 10, 2003 7:41:57 PM

DO any of you know where I can purchasde one of these outright?



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February 11, 2003 11:38:00 AM

I checked out Newegg, but they don't have a item that is listed as the correct stepping. DO you know a site that does?


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February 11, 2003 11:46:11 AM

Newegg has the rev B in the xp2100 version... didnt see it for the 1700 but you can call them and they can hook you up. They did it for me when I got a c1 stepping p4 2.4B...

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February 11, 2003 12:12:45 PM

If I order an Athlon XP 2000 or 2100 today, am I pretty much guaranteed that I'll get a Thoroughbred 'B' version?

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February 11, 2003 12:55:34 PM

On Newegg.com's web site, click on the top 10 sellers. You'll see the 2100 listed as "Revision B". It will also identify itself as Thoroughbred, not Palomino. From what I heard you can still get 2.1ghz with correct multiplier/FSB combinations.

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February 11, 2003 3:12:47 PM

At Newegg for the 1700+ Tbred, if you read the customer comments you will see that the last 6 or 8 posters have mentioned that they received Tbred B's.

I hope Newegg is consistant on this. I ordered one.

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February 13, 2003 8:09:30 PM

I just ordered the TBred 2100. I just gotta see it first hand. I'm gonna push that chip all the way...

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February 13, 2003 9:41:19 PM

Excaliber pc guarantees you will get the JIUHB:0302 stepping in the 1700.
February 14, 2003 2:55:43 AM

i just ordered a athlonxp 1700 from newegg and it was a b and it was factory unlocked and greeeeeennnnnn...... kooooooooo :) ....
February 14, 2003 3:04:45 AM

Wow, your's has the green core? I just picked up one, and it's brown, does 1.50 volts at 1.67GHz (10x166) right out of the box ^__^ Going for the whole 2.4Ghz on air!

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February 14, 2003 1:30:53 PM

Newegg.com. I purchased 3 of them about three weeks ago...and they were all B's. Might have to unlock them... didn't check closely. Got them for $48.00 each, but I think price goes up a bit as supply goes down. And yes! They are all green and JIUHB.
February 14, 2003 7:37:25 PM

Yes, I think so.
February 14, 2003 7:47:37 PM

I'm not making sense of your response, andlcs. Can you elaborate?
February 18, 2003 8:31:47 PM

Sorry, I missed seeing your post.

I finally got the Tbred 1700+. I'm running it now on my KT133A mobo (Yeah, I know. Get a new mobo). It overclocks nicely to 2100 Mhz (15 * 140). That's XP2600+ territory. Well worth the $53 I paid.

I even tested on my even older KT7 mobo (now my nephew's system). Works there too but the chip is mod'd. For my mobo I mod'd so that I could access the higher multipliers and I set the default to 15x. It POSTed 15 x 100 when I cleared CMOS.

Strangely, on the KT7 (KT133) it POSTs at 20 x 100 by default. I wasn't expecting this. I planned 15x or 7X if the high multiplier bit just go lost but not 20x. Oh well, it works just the same. A 2000 Mhz Tbred B is a huge improvement over the 900 Mhz Duron. (Guess what my nephew's next upgrade will be?)

Anyway, that was just a test. The Tbred is back in my main system but even at 2100 Mhz it doesn't "feel" much faster than the Tbird @1.5 I was using previously. 600 Mhz faster and and about 7 degrees cooler. That makes it worth the investment. It's a whole 12 degrees cooler when I run it at the same 1.5 Ghz as the Tbird!

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February 18, 2003 11:13:12 PM

Can you provide a link to that website?

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