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post #1 of 22
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Hi guys,

Thanks to Nasgul I have sucessfully OC'ed my new system.

Here are the settings in the Bios:

CPU FSB at 300 MHz., RAM at DDR2 900, RAM Voltage at 2.25, Timings are set to 4-4-4-10-6-30-10-10-10.
All other settings are at Auto or as is.

With the new cooler temps are stable with the highest being 44' C at a full load running MS Flight Sim.

Thanks for all of the help guys!

Where should I go from here ( as far as OC ing?)
    
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congrats!! you know you want to push it more
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I do, ( it's an addiction!) LOL.

Any suggestions on where I should go from here?
    
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post #4 of 22
Drop that Mem Divider another notch, and crank up the FSB. As Always

If you experience troubles, up the vCore a notch.
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Well,

I increased the FSB to 333 MHz. Changed the ram settings to DDR2 833, and the timings to 4,4,4,8,6,35,10,10,10,10.

The idle temp is now 43' C.

Should I keep the RAM settings at DDR2 833 or change them to DDR2 999?
    
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post #6 of 22
Congrats!!

Now, for the memory......you should do neither.

Drop the memory to 800 and go for 400 FSB. There is no reason to run the memory faster than the FSB. 800 will be 1:1 when you hit 400FSB...after that, bumper the RAM everytime you bumper your FSB and keep them equal.
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What should the timings be set at with what you just mentioned?

BTW, my system just crashed at the 333MHz settings and I reverted back to the 300 MHz settings.

Did I have something set wrong?
    
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I'm pretty sure you'll be able to get higher than FSB 400 (if your bios allows) so I think you should push your memory as far as it can go on a 1:1 divider and up your memory's voltage to 1.9v or 2.0v and change the divider to 4:5 or somthing to where your memory is faster so you can get the same timings, and faster memory speed in MHz.

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What should the timings be set at with what you just mentioned?

BTW, my system just crashed at the 333MHz settings and I reverted back to the 300 MHz settings.

Did I have something set wrong?
You should try raising your memory voltage (as indicated above) and then your cpu voltage by the smallest margin.
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Congrats!!

Now, for the memory......you should do neither.

Drop the memory to 800 and go for 400 FSB. There is no reason to run the memory faster than the FSB. 800 will be 1:1 when you hit 400FSB...after that, bumper the RAM everytime you bumper your FSB and keep them equal.
Well I changed the settings to 400 FSB and the memory to 800, the system would not re-boot, so I reverted back to 300 FSB again.
    
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post #10 of 22
Are you on air?
Whats your CPU multi set at? If its 10 then you might be able to hit 3.5ghz
Do NOT try and set your FSB to values between 360 and 399 or you may have stability issues. Heres a useful link:

http://www.bleedinedge.com/forum/showthread.php?t=23803
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