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FSB hole and wall? I know it's old..

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Been playing around with my E5200 and I can't exactly determine where's my FSB hole range..

For example, my system would boot at 375x10=3.75GHz. It would boot at 336x12.5=4.2GHz and 337x12.5=4212.5MHz. But it won't boot anywhere in between the 3.75~4.2125GHz range no matter what FSB/multiplier I use.

So where exactly is my FSB hole range and wall??

By the way please don't flame me to upgrade my system just because it's old. It gets what I want it to do done.
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I think you've already found your FSB hole. It's somewhere around 340-370MHz or so (give or take). Drop your mutliplier lower, and put your RAM to 1:1, and push it higher, see how high it goes. Can't really tell what the wall is until you push it harder.
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Oh I forgot to add in, at 12.5 multiplier, I can't get it to boot past 285. Anywhere from 286~335 won't work at 12.5

I can't get 1:1 RAM on my motherboard. Lowest it allows me to go is 2.66. My options are 2.66, 3.33 and 4.0.
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