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post #1 of 24
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here awhile back i tried OCing. i came here for some help and recieved alot thanks so much. but i could not get my processor to OC past 3.6 if i did try for a little more it wouldnt POST. i was told it might be the PSU...

i bought a BIGGER 600w psu and still cant get any further.

could anybody possibly assist me ?

my vcore is up to 1.4
cpu freq 240. i have tried 241 but dont boot.

need any other info?

thx in advance for any help
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can you adjust your multiplier?

Also have you locked your agp/pci frequencies etc?
    
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check your ram timings. bump your northbridge voltage a little. check to see if your AGP is locked. check your ram voltage.
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post #4 of 24
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sorry. first time i OC manually somebody here just told me what to do.
but from what im aware i cant change the multiplier. how would i know if i can? i have an intel 3.0Ghz P4 i think the multiplier is 15
and i have not messed with the AGP PCI freq. atleast i dont think so. can you please tell me what im supposed to look for?
if it is the setting in POST that says PCI Express freq. its set at 100


i appreciate your patience and help. im still learning this stuff but am very interested in it
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my ram timings are 3.0 4-4-8-4
how do i know if my AGP is locked?
what should ram voltage be?
im checking now but i remember changing this last time i was helped. i think the memory volt was 2.7
chipset core voltage 1.6 (is this the northbridge???)
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post #6 of 24
will be in bios where you changed the cpu frequency.

Should be a multiplier setting, should be able to adjust this.
Also shoud be individual frequencies for pci express agp and pci (whichever applies).
    
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post #7 of 24
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no multiplier setting. also only a PCI express freq and its at 100
nothing for PCI
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post #8 of 24
no problem just an idea.
Can you change the ram timings to post at higher cpu frequency?
    
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post #9 of 24
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what should i change them to?

kidwolf had me put them at 4-4-8-4 but they were at 4-4-15-4 before we changed them to this.
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post #10 of 24
Sorry i get completely confused wih ram timings, try adjusting one or two bits either way and see which improves stability if at all then get it at its most stable. Then raise the cpu frequency sightly to see if it will post.
    
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