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Here's what my new order gave me.....

AMD Althon X2 4600+ @ 2.4GHz
ASUS A8N32-SLi Delixe
1GB Corsair TwinX PC3200
OCZ Modstream 520W PSU
2 X 6600GT's in SLi

I have TRIED OC'ing this.... but Im not used to ASUS. I cant figure it out :S

Anyone have the A8N32-SLi and feel like helpin me out?

NOTE:.....It's the true 16x16 SLi board.... so it's a lil different
    
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Well, I do not have the SLI Version I have the ATI Chipset, but BIOS is the same
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hmmm.....can you possibly lemme in on how to OC this thing
    
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You could do the noob way and use the auto feature.
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haha, auto overclocking on the ASUS sli boards is like telling your delayed friend to have at your mobo with a solder iron and a blunt object. It just doesnt work.

try the auto RAM timing feature and then see what you can do with the FSB in the 'jumperfree' menu
    
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post #6 of 18
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Originally Posted by DontPassTheFence View Post
haha, auto overclocking on the ASUS sli boards is like telling your delayed friend to have at your mobo with a solder iron and a blunt object. It just doesnt work.

try the auto RAM timing feature and then see what you can do with the FSB in the 'jumperfree' menu
I use it. My ram is officially teh sux, so I just set the auto feature (not NOS) to 10%.
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Go into "Advanced" Then into "Jumper Free" set CPU clock where it gives you Auto, Manual and AI NOS to manual, F10 to save and exit, then go right back into the bios, and you will see some more options unlocked. Once you get to that point, post away!
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post #8 of 18
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I use it. My ram is officially teh sux, so I just set the auto feature (not NOS) to 10%.
You could get much more outta that bad boy (CPU) with just little effort, set your RAM speeds a notch lower (266mhz maybe) and raise your FSB...
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Originally Posted by TheEddie View Post
You could get much more outta that bad boy (CPU) with just little effort, set your RAM speeds a notch lower (266mhz maybe) and raise your FSB...
I've tried dividers, I don't like them. I'm happy with 2420mhz, I can play anything at totally maxed on my 22". I like where my CPU is now too because of the crazy low temps for a stock cooler.
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post #10 of 18
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Yeah here's the kicker Ladies and gents. I used the AI NOS @ 10%

I go from 2400MHz to 2401 :S It's ****in BRUTAL. I KNOW my board is good, and my chip is fine. I tried the manual overclock, but Im used to a DFI board. It's nowhere NEAR the same, so Im lost.

There is no way to drop my RAM divider on here btw. It's all automatic

I hav eto swap over a handfull of options to "Manual" and then go from there. Only kicker is.... I dont know what to keep Manual and what to go with Automatic :S
    
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