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post #1 of 25
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As said above, can someone help me?
Here's the link/Photo of my system...
http://i.imgur.com/4MkFa.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/3KAL8.jpg


THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

MorePower!
post #2 of 25
From what I am reading, seeing how this is a microATX baord you wont be doing much. You can change the FSB but that's about it.

I'm looking to see if I can find anything else for you.
Edited by hednik - 10/13/11 at 7:12am
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Basically you can up the FSB a little at a time and go from there. Watch you temps. I cant figure out if you can adjust the voltage or not.
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post #4 of 25
My 7850 didn't have much head room. I managed 3.3 stable from 2.8, and from looking over at hwbot at the time, there was some decent numbers, but not stable everyday numbers. Just be happy to get a couple hundred freebie MHz out of her.
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post #5 of 25
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I don't know where to go, I tried pressing "Del" When booting, then it goes to the CMOS, Where can I find the bios? And what'll a do there?
post #6 of 25
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Basically you can up the FSB a little at a time and go from there. Watch you temps. I cant figure out if you can adjust the voltage or not.
How can I do it with my current bios/cmos?
post #7 of 25
I just read some of the manual and it says like most computers to hit delete when you see the message that says " hit to del to enter setup"

After that you will be in the bios. The screen shot shows it as the CMOS setup utility.

Go to advanced setup and work from there.

Turn HT frequency from auto and start at 200 and move up 5 or so at a time and see if it boots. Check temps and keep going. If it doesnt boot up right go back into bios and kick it down a notch and then run a quick stress test and then move onto longer ones. If it fails at anytime move the HT down and start over again. Rinse and repeat.

Also if you like move the DRAM frequency form AUTO. Down more than likely. As you increase the HT it increases the ram speed but ram doesn't overclock as well.

Here is your manual in PDF form. Start at page 18 and its pretty basic and not too crazy involved. Page 23 or 24 has the advanced bios settings page. Enjoy

http://download.ecsusa.com/dlfilepcc...r-guide_V3.pdf
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post #8 of 25
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Originally Posted by hednik View Post
i just read some of the manual and it says like most computers to hit delete when you see the message that says " hit to del to enter setup"

after that you will be in the bios. The screen shot shows it as the cmos setup utility.

Go to advanced setup and work from there.

Turn ht frequency from auto and start at 200 and move up 5 or so at a time and see if it boots. Check temps and keep going. If it doesnt boot up right go back into bios and kick it down a notch and then run a quick stress test and then move onto longer ones. If it fails at anytime move the ht down and start over again. Rinse and repeat.

Also if you like move the dram frequency form auto. Down more than likely. As you increase the ht it increases the ram speed but ram doesn't overclock as well.

Here is your manual in pdf form. Start at page 18 and its pretty basic and not too crazy involved. Page 23 or 24 has the advanced bios settings page. Enjoy

http://download.ecsusa.com/dlfilepcc...r-guide_v3.pdf
wow! Thank you very much, !
post #9 of 25
JUst post back when it failed the first time and what your settings were.
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post #10 of 25
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Originally Posted by hednik View Post
JUst post back when it failed the first time and what your settings were.
Ok, now I'm running at 1000mhz HT, how will I know if it works or something changes?

btw is 54-61Degrees Safe?
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