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need help on overcoming the 1066fsb strap on P5W DH Deluxe

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So i've been reading into the board and straps lately, and i recently just found out that my original oc is not 24/7 stable, so now i'm in search of the highest stable oc for my board and cpu. I've heard that i will hit a wall at around 266mhz+100mhz fsb. and I hit my wall at 365mhz fsb with 1:1 ratio.
what can i do to overcome this unstability caused by the strap? adding voltage doesn't seem to help at all.
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post #2 of 14
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bump anyone? mikey? thumper?

Like, if i'm able to run 360mhz boot 1066strap can i clockgen up to 400mhz still keep the stability and strap?
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post #3 of 14
Sorry, I am not 100% on the strap situation, however, as I understand it, the strap affects the perofrmance you get at certain settings, it does not limit your ability to get stable at those settings. Also, I think the strap doesn't change until 400FSB.

I can give you my checklist for finding the highest stable overclock, but most people don't like it
post #4 of 14
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well i'll take your checklist anyway and try it out, i've got time, and i heard somewhere that on this board it gets unstable for some strap related reason at around 360-399mhz.
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post #5 of 14
As I understand it there is not a strap issue with the P5W DH.

It is the P5B Deluxe that has the strap issue
    
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post #6 of 14
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ah i see i see, what about the checklist for this newbie? i'd like to find my highest stable oc.
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post #7 of 14
I doubt you'll get more than 360fsb on the p5w. I lowered the multi to 9 in order to get higher fsb...3.51 is pretty good, though
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post #8 of 14
You lowered to 9? I thought 9 was the highest for the e6600? I've lowered mine to 8 and changed the FSB to 400, but I oculd never get the system stable and got tired of trying. My FSB is at 370x9 now and 100% stable.
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post #9 of 14
Mine is 9 by stock
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post #10 of 14
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i think he meant 8, the highest 24/7 stable fsb i've gotten was 380mhz with 8x, never tried anything lower. i can run 390mhz fsb orthos for 6 hours or so then it crashes.
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