What would you do with 48 cores?

AMD is hosting a contest, and I thought I’d give it a shot. Using Computer Modeling to Promote Scientific Innovation Given 48 cores of AMD computing power, I would set up an open-access super computer at my university, San Jose State University.  I would…

Overclocking!

So the computer came with an AMD Sempron 3000+ (1.8GHz) processor.  I decided that wasn’t enough. Here are the BIOS settings I used. After I OC’ed I ran Prime95 to see what it performed like under load.  Not too shabby. The highest I saw…