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Iam still very new to all this but can someone explain to me whats going on? I increased my multiplyer to 17.5 using ASUS m5a97 bios and it is stating iam at 4ghz... Now CPUZ is saying iam at 3.8 ghz.... Which one is right and who schould i trust more? Oh do i need to increase voltege yet? And by how much? Thank you thumb.gif
     
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While in bios I always calculate speed myself. Take the bus speed and times it by multiplier. That will give you the correct speed. FX chips are best clocked by using a combo of multiplier and increase in bus speed. If you adjust your bus speed, just remember to adjust the other things being clocked up with the bus, like North bridge, memory and HT link.

Start slow make sure bus is at 200 then set multiplier to 20 on stock or auto volts. stress test then report back.
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17.5 x 200 is 3500?
20 x 200 @ 1.29v and which ever cpu load line keeps it at 1.29v under full load.thumb.gif
i have run that setting for 9 months with no problems or bosd or crashes or loss of data.
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ok i will try out those settings right now and let u guys know what happend. thank u very much!
     
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ok failed to boot at these settings..... multiplier set at 20 but the cpu bus/ peg freq -is at 235 is that why maybe? Sorry iam very new to all this
     
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ok failed to boot at these settings..... multiplier set at 20 but the cpu bus/ peg freq -is at 235 is that why maybe? Sorry iam very new to all this

Ok try leaving bus at 235 if its stock then set multi to 17 or 17.5, if it fails to boot, take the CPU Vcore up one notch then try again. keep raising it by one notch or level at a time until it boots into windows then passes stability testing.
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1 notch is like 1right click increacement? Like .5 iam assuming? Here's the thing about the bus..... I think I ended up with that number from using auto tune/ schould I reset all the settings to stock from bios section then go in and increase multiplyer? I know cool and quiet need 2 be disabled,turbo core technology is set to off as well but there are a few more iam not 2 sure about.......I will give it a shot and report back,thanks guys!
     
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1 notch is like 1right click increacement? Like .5 iam assuming? Here's the thing about the bus..... I think I ended up with that number from using auto tune/ schould I reset all the settings to stock from bios section then go in and increase multiplyer? I know cool and quiet need 2 be disabled,turbo core technology is set to off as well but there are a few more iam not 2 sure about.......I will give it a shot and report back,thanks guys!

Yes reset to defaults then start as I explained. Since your new to it I would go for a mild OC of 4GHz using only multiplier. Then once you lock that down you can get use to clocking with the bus as well. Glad I could help
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Ok heres what happend..... I reset everything to default then raised multiplyer to 20, went ahead to run prime 95 and it frooze on me! iam assuming that means its unstable?
     
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post #10 of 17
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oh 1 more thing iam having a hard time finding were i can adjust v-core voltege- i see nb voltege,cpu voltege but v-core isnt there what does v-core stand for btw? thanks:thumb:
     
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