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Ok, i have a 2.8GHz P4 with 800mhz FSB and a 1MB L2 cache, i think its holding me back in games, i can get the buss speed from 200 to 222 and it wont go higher without crashing once i get to desktop in windows

Cooling is definately not the issue, i just have an evil chipset

Any kind of volt mod or just some kinda trick to get this to atlest 3.3GHz

that would be awsome
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did you increase the voltage? try that, and make sure to keep your ram at a 1:1 ratio.
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Ahh, i did do the volts, but ram i unfortunately know absolutely nothing about. it is my weakest subject, and i know a fairly high understanding of evreything else

Let me try to get it to a 1:1 ratio
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Errr, i think it already is at 1:1

By the way, i could not find the ratio option in my motherboards Bios
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Errr, i think it already is at 1:1

By the way, i could not find the ratio option in my motherboards Bios
oo, a ratio is not an option, its just OC'ing the RAM or CPU to be the same speed. However if your RAM is 200, then it wouldn't be 1:1 to your CPU. it would be 222 as well if your CPU is oc'ed. And if that's as far as you can go, than that's as far as you can go, congrats on your OC and run Prime95 to certify stability and you've got yourself an official OC.
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oh my god thank you!!!

i cant beleive i didnt know that
still only getting to 221ish
is there anything else i can do like pcie clock,
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Quote:
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oh my god thank you!!!

i cant beleive i didnt know that
still only getting to 221ish
is there anything else i can do like pcie clock,
no! don't mess with the PCI, PCI-e, AGP frequencies, not a good thing to mess with.
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post #8 of 9
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are you sure? because I already pumped up the PCI e clock and i could get higher CPU speeds

but thats all
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really its not adviseable just set them to default and give them a wide berth
    
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