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These are some bookmarks I made during my project to build a energy saving PC and researching energy saving in general.

Boyd Noorda, Socia Media


AMD Athlon XP Mobile

AMD Socket A 2500+ Shootout - hardCOREware.net
HEXUS.net : Review : AMD Athlon XP-M Barton 2500 Evaluation
AMD Athlon™
Google Groups: View Thread "Athlon 2500+ 333"
AMD Processor Reference Table
Fab51 - Overclocking Athlon [English]
www.ocinside.de - OverClocked inside
EXTREME Overclocking Forums - Guide - AMD Overclocking Basics
Alternate Nederland
Google Groups : alt.comp.hardware.overclocking.amd
Fab51 - Overclocking Athlon [English]
Tom's Hardware Guide Processors: AthlonXP Underclocking for a Low-Power Fix - The AthlonXP At 4.5 Watts
Athlon XP-M 2600+
Athlon
Athlon XP-M 2600+
++ Desktop Athlon XP Multiplier Adjustments on the fly from Windows!
K7Jo.de: Übertaktungswunder AMD mobile K7 CPU
Tom's Hardware Guide Mobile Devices: Going Mobile à la AMD: Low-Voltage Athlon XP-M vs. Pentium-M (Banias) - Low-Voltage Athlon XP-M: The Alternative For Thin And Light Notebooks?
SPCR :: View topic - Mobile Barton 2500 - owners and wannabe owners...
HEXUS.net : Review : AMD Athlon XP-M Barton 2500 Evaluation : Page - 1/9

AMD Athlon 64

X-bit labs - Articles - AMD Athlon 64 3200+ CPU Review

BIOS

Adrian's Rojak Pot BIOS slang
X-Clock - Downloads
Mega test of Bioses for NF7&NF7-S v.2- tests are needed
ABIT USA Forums - NF7/S Rev2.0 Modded Bios: D26 Black Mantaray
PC Perspective / Amdmb Forums - nf7-s 2.0 customised romsip mods
ABIT USA Forums - NF7 / NF7S Rev2.0 : D26 SplitFire
PROCEDURE FOR RECOVERING A CORRUPT BIOS CHIP
Award 6.0 BIOS - BootBlock Recovery
Tmod's Bios Mods -

Clock speeds

Tom's Hardware Guide Processors: AthlonXP Underclocking for a Low-Power Fix - The AthlonXP At 4.5 Watts
EXTREME Overclocking - ABIT NF7-S v2.0 Review - Page: 5 - Tweaking PC Hardware To The Max
2500+ Mobile Barton Overclocking and Benchmark Results - Page 3
2500+ Mobile Barton Overclocking and Benchmark Results - Page 1
Overclocking the Athlon XP-M 2500+ processor - The Tech Report - Page 1
Tweakers.net - BenchDB [ CPU overclocking ratio ]
Alliance Of Overclocking Arts - View Single Post - XP-2500 Mobile Barton response to Vcore
Motherboard Help By HAL
Google Groups : alt.comp.hardware.overclocking.amd
[OC] Het OCZ VX/TwinMos Speed Premium geheugen topic deel 2 - Die-Hard Overclocking & Cooling - GoT - Powered by React
Computing.Net - NF7-S 2.0, Athlon Mobile 2500+, FSB
Tom's Hardware Guide Processors: Welcome The Latecomer: Pentium 4 Prescott 3.4 GHz - Calling Last Orders For Socket 478: Prescott 3.4 GHz

Energy use

Pentium4.txt
Coppermine.txt
PentiumM.txt
Mobile_Pentium4.txt
CPU electrical consumption
Undervoltable Motherboards :: SilentPCReview.com
Tom's Hardware Guide Processors: Welcome The Latecomer: Pentium 4 Prescott 3.4 GHz - Calling Last Orders For Socket 478: Prescott 3.4 GHz
++ 21st-Century Trends in Computing
Processor Electrical Specifications
In Hot Pursuit of Energy Efficiency
InformationWeek > Storage > Powerful Chip Is No Energy Hog > October 20, 2003
PCWorld.com - Hardware Tips: Do the Math to Get Your PC All the Power It Needs
elecmpsn.pdf (application/pdf Object)
> energy.gov : Speeches : <p>A National Report on America's Energy Crisis</p>Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Energy SummitMarch 19, 2001
Introduction to the Short Term Forecasting Model for petroleum products, natural gas, electricity and utility fuels
LBNL-46099.pdf (application/pdf Object)
THE INTERNET BEGINS WITH COAL, GREENING EARTH SOCIETY RELEASES NEW REPORT BY SCIENCE ADVISOR MILLS
Tweakers.net - Nieuws [ TDP voor Socket 775 verhoogd naar 115 Watt ]
Intel's Pentium 4 Prescott processor - The Tech Report - Page 2
Elektrische apparaten in huishoudens, 1990-2002 - Milieu- en Natuurcompendium
Energieverbruik door huishoudens, 1990-2003 - Milieu- en Natuurcompendium
Huishoudelijk energiegebruik per inwoner, 1950-2002 - Milieu- en Natuurcompendium
Huishoudelijk energiegebruik per inwoner, 1950-2002 - Milieu- en Natuurcompendium
How much electricity does my computer use?
Software Saves 11 Tonnes of CO/2 Per Year in Computer Waste | Userful.com
Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor - Thermal Management
102727_ar024103.pdf (application/pdf Object)
++ The Research Division at Virginia Tech - 15% electriciteitsverbruik
++ PCs and Computer Terminals in Commercial Buildings - 13% in 1995
Debunking an Urban Legend
X-bit labs - Articles - Intel Pentium D 820 CPU Review (page 3)

Energy Star

Press Releases March 16, 2005 AMD awarded for Coo'n'quiet
++++ A New Energy Star... in 2007 :: SilentPCReview.com
Google zoeken: cpu throttle for energy efficiency
EPA History - EPA, Computer Manufacturers Launch Program to Introduce Energy-Efficient Personal Computers
ENERGY STAR Australia Home Page
Computers : ENERGY STAR
EZ Wizard Desktop Energy Star Activation Program
++ Computer Specification : ENERGY STAR
Step 6: Earn Public Recognition and Publicity for Good Corporate Citizenship : ENERGY STAR

H600A kast

AOpen eForum
Review: AOpen H600A midi-tower PC case
The Hub UK: Review / AOpen H600A
Overclockers Online :: Start Your Engines
H600 series

Idle thread

Inside Microsoft® Windows® 2000, Third Edition

Low power CPU's

Small and Silent: the Nimble V5 :: SilentPCReview.com
Epiacenter.com- The Mini-ITX Professionals
Test : VIA C3 Nehemiah 1Ghz + VIA C3M266 motherboard (english version) :: PC Silencieux
Test : VIA C3 Nehemiah 1Ghz + VIA C3M266 motherboard (english version) :: PC Silencieux

NF7-S

NF7-S Overview - ABIT USA
Abit NF7S Motherboard
MotherboardFAQs.com - (Inactive Archive): Article/Review
ZALMAN
De PCZAAK, de Online MegaStore !
EXTREME Overclocking - ABIT NF7-S v2.0 Review - Page: 1 - Tweaking PC Hardware To The Max
XtremeSystems Forums - athlon 2600+ mobile, 11x230 easy w/nf7s?
Computing.Net - NF7-S 2.0, Athlon Mobile 2500+, FSB
Google Groups: Bekijk thread "AMD Athlon Mobile XP 2500 or 2600"
Google Groups: Bekijk thread "Maximum speed for Mobile Athlon 2600+ and NF7s v2.0 ..."
★ Index
AnandTech: The Birth of an Abit NF7 - A Factory Tour
XtremeSystems Forums - Limited by my board NF7-S Mobile xp 2600 grrr
Software
Abit NF7-S Motherboard Installation Notes
Abit NF7 (S) V2.0
[VR-Zone Hardware Forum!] - <<Abit NF7 pronblem!!>>
[Ervaringen] NF7-S / AN7 Madness!! (Deel 4) - Die-Hard Overclocking & Cooling - GoT - Powered by React
XtremeSystems Forums - NF7(-S) tweaking guide..to be updated
Abit NF7-S Motherboard Review
NF7-S Extreme!
ABIT USA Forums - NVIDIA chipset based motherboards
Google Groups: Bekijk thread "My AQXEA Barton 2500+ @ 2.2GHz (NF7-S v2.0)"
How's the IRQ sharing issue for NF7 / NF7-M / NF7-S board?
How's the IRQ sharing issue for NF7 / NF7-M / NF7-S board?
ABIT USA Forums - NVIDIA chipset based motherboards
ABIT USA Forums - NF7/S Rev2.0 Modded Bios: D26 Black Mantaray
InsaneTek - nForce2 Command Per Clock - On or Off?
ABIT USA Forums - NVIDIA chipset based motherboards
ABIT USA Forums - NF7-S: strange reboot sequences
++ Deep UnderVolt/Clock: 4.7W CPU PC :: SilentPCReview.com
SPCR :: View topic - Deep Undervolt/clock PC w/ a 4.7W CPU!
Short-Media Forums - A Bit of Info for Abit NF7-S owners
ABIT USA Forums - Energy saving with NF7-S/Mobile 2600+. How low can you go?

Pentium 4

Hardware Analysis - Intel's 600 series Pentium 4 processors, a new breed? - Turning the heat down

Power supply

Standard Output Voltages
PCGuide - Ref - Power Supply - Form Factors
Tom's Hardware Guide PCs & HowTo: More Performance: The New Power Supply Standard, ATX12V 2.0 - New Standard For More Performance
Tom's Hardware Guide PCs & HowTo: Inadequate and Deceptive Product Labeling: Comparison of 21 Power Supplies - Recommended Power Supplies - Fortron FSP, Verax And Herolchi
Power Supply Efficiency in Active Mode
Tom's Hardware Guide PCs & HowTo: Inadequate and Deceptive Product Labeling: Comparison of 21 Power Supplies - Full Load And Overload - Power Supply Units Pushed To The Limits
Tweakers.net - Acht stille voedingen met elkaar vergeleken (11/15)
Howstuffworks "How PC Power Supplies Work"
POWER SUPPLIES from Hamiltone, phone: +44-(0)1273-701648, email: sales@hamiltone.co.uk
Power Supply Fundamentals & Recommended Units :: SilentPCReview.com
EXTREME Overclocking - Zalman ZM400B-APS 400W Power Supply Review - Page: 1 - Tweaking PC Hardware To The Max
Bende Beukers Wereld Hoofdkwartier - Forum
Tweakers.net - Cooler Master Real Power 450W review (1/4)
Welkom bij ATRO computers dè Online modShop
Cooler Master Real Power RS-450-ACLY Power Supply :: SilentPCReview.com
A New Energy Star... in 2007 :: SilentPCReview.com
Review: Zalman ZM400B PSU :: SilentPCReview.com
Review: Seasonic Super Silencer 400 - ATX12V 1.3 :: SilentPCReview.com
Skynet-Online.de Coolermaster RS-450-ACLY met NF7-S !!!!!!!!!!!
Cooler Master
iComputers
80 PLUS
Tweakers.net - Acht stille voedingen met elkaar vergeleken (11/15)
Tweakers.net - Sirtec Power Watcher-voeding onder de loep (3/5)

Power management

PC Power Management FAQ

ACPI

Google zoeken: does windows 98 support ACPI
ACPI
PCWorld.com - A Slice of ACPI
Device Problems in Device Manager Due to ACPI Global Lock Problem
VirtualDr Forums-Computer Tech Help - Resources Low
Google Groups: Bekijk thread "ACPI CPU Cooling, Derek,Kimbo read this please"
Google Groups: Bekijk thread "Does Windows 98 override BIOS power settings?"
++ c't 20/98, page 166 - PC configuration
Description of the Power Management troubleshooter tool
++ AnandTech uitleg ACPI
How to Disable PCI Bus IRQ Steering in Windows
Annoyances.org - Dealing with Windows's Advanced Power Management (APM)' (Windows 98 Discussion Forum)
++ c't - NL jaargang 1999, nummer 01-02 ACPI
How Windows XP Determines ACPI Compatibility
Availability of a Processor Driver to Support Mobile Processor Power Management Features on Mobile Intel Pentium 4M Processors with Hyper-Threading Technology
Tom's Hardware Guide Processors: High-Flying: AMD Athlon XP 3200+ Squares Off Against Intel P4 3 GHz - Memory Lane: History Of All The AMD And Intel CPUs

APM

++ Description of the Different Advanced Power Management States

HPL-2003-81.pdf (application/pdf Object)

PowerNow!

AMD Barton/Thorton/Applebred Unlocking
You Cannot Use AMD PowerNow! Technology Power Management Features
AMD PowerNow! Functionality May Require a Driver for AMD Mobile Athlon 4 and Duron Processors with Windows XP
AMD PowerNow! Dashboard Release Notes
Download details: Windows XP Patch: AMD PowerNow! Availability in Windows XP
How to Enable AMD PowerNow! Functionality for a New Installation of Windows XP

Software

NrkLvHomePage
Tweakers.net - Software updates [ SpeedswitchXP 1.4 ]
8rdavcore
ClockGen
NVIDIA nTune Performance Applica
CPU-Z
SpeedFan - Access temperature sensor in your computer
Short-Media Forums - A Bit of Info for Abit NF7-S owners
Podien's Shareware
Free Software
CPUHeat & CPUMSR projects homepage
CrystalCPUID
Central Brain Identifier
8rdavcore
++ SilentPCReview.com :: utils

SpeedStep

Intel® Software Network - Power Event Interception and Control under Microsoft Windows* XP - Printable Version
Tweakers.net - Nieuws [ Enhanced Speedstep op Pentium 4-processors bestudeerd ]

Throttle

The Throttle homepage. Slow that machine down!
Pentium 4 Thermal Throttle | Hardware Secrets
» The future of PCs lies in underclocking and overclocking | George Ou | ZDNet.com
Hardware sensors monitor F.A.Q.
cpu_freq_throttle: a CPU freq throttle controller
AMD Processor Support Forum > Is so high temperature normal? XP-M 2600+
AMD Processor Support Forum > Is so high temperature normal? XP-M 2600+
Download RightMark CPU Clock Utility 1.6 - RightMark CPU Clock Utility - on the fly adjustment of the cpu multiplier, voltage level and more. - Softpedia
Google zoeken: throttle cpu "windows xp"
Panopsys ThrottleWatch
CPUCooL Download Page
++ Desktop Athlon XP Multiplier Adjustments on the fly from Windows!
++ CpuIdle - How it works
Google zoeken: +nf7-s throttle OR throttling -thermal
ABIT USA Forums - New Nforce2 Idle Cooling Routines
Hardware Analysis - Intel's 600 series Pentium 4 processors, a new breed? - Throttle up, throttle down

Video cards

X-bit labs - Articles - Power Consumption of Contemporary Graphics Accelerators. Part I: Graphics Cards on ATI Chips
X-bit labs - Articles - Power Consumption of Contemporary Graphics Accelerators. Part II: NVIDIA vs. ATI
X-bit labs - Articles - “Cool” and “Quiet” or Anti-Extreme Overclocking Experience

Win98

WinME can't handle more than 512 megs of memory | The Register
Change the Size of the Virtual Disk Cache (Windows 95/98/Me) at Registry Guide for Windows
Add Computer Memory Upgrade - Out Of Memory Error - A My Super PC Affiliate
"Out of Memory" Error Messages with Large Amounts of RAM Installed
troubleshooting
Win 98/ME - UDP (4.27)

WinXP

How to start the Setup program from MS-DOS in Windows XP
Cyber Tech Help Support Forums - All XP users read this.
Techbargains.com - Hot Tip 12 Windows XP tips XP performance tips

SilentPCReview.com :: Everything about Silent / Quiet Computers
SilentPCReview.com :: Everything about Silent / Quiet Computing
Google Search: alt.comp.hardware.overclocking.amd
SilentPCReview.com :: Everything about Silent / Quiet Computing
Total Seminars: Tech Files AGP
Motherboard, Memory, and CPU Overclocking Guide
Google Groups : alt.comp.hardware.overclocking.amd
Adrian's Rojak Pot
PC Perspective / Amdmb Forums - What would you pick? 35 or 45 watt mobile.
Google zoeken: alt.comp.hardware.overclocking.amd



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