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hey guys im rdy to OC....what now lol? i know to raise my fsb little by little but what do i turn off / on in the bios....do with my ram?

(((((DISREGARD>>>i did what i posted in my next post)))))

is that all i do? make sure its boots and check temps?
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post #2 of 36
don't lower your memory to DDR 533. it's running stock at DDR 667, so you'd be going in the wrong direction

here, read this first. when you're ready to go, i'd say you might want to try to OC your memory before you touch your processor. your memory looks like the weak link in your system, so see how high you can/are willing to go with that. your processor and mobo will have no trouble keeping up.

whatever number you end up with on your memory (ddr number), divide it by 2 and set your FSB to that. that will give you the 1:1 ratio, buddy. and then watch me get flamed for giving out advice on this forum.
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o sorry i posted the wrong thing lol.....this is what i saw and followed:

1) Go to the JumperFree Configuration menu
2) Set 'AI Tuning' to [Manual]
3) Go to the Frequency Control submenu
4) Keep PCIE frequency at 100
5) Set 'System clock mode' to [CPU Precision Tweaker] - This allows you to adjust CPU and mem frequency linked together
6) Edit 'New FSB Speed' with [1332] - this is (333MHz X 4)
7) Leave memory settings on Auto

EXCEPT i changed fsb speed to 1076 instead of stock of 1066
my computer booted up just fine and cpu-z says ~2151.7 Mhz
so im going in the wrong direction?
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post #4 of 36
ive always read/been told to set the ram to 533 and then it will raise accordingly with your FSB in a 1:1 ratio

so if he sets it to 533 and then atleast gets to a 333.5 FSB it will be running at ddr2 667 again. if he goes any higher then a 333.5 FSB then it should overclock the ram to keep it running in a 1:1.

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post #5 of 36
i don't like AI tuning. here, this setup will work.

make sure your memory is set at DDR 667.

set the FSB to 333

leave everything else at default settings. i know that doesn't sound like much fun, but that's a 25% OC right there with a 1:1 ratio that won't give you any troubles. you'll have a 2.66GHz processor.
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ive always read/been told to set the ram to 533 and then it will raise accordingly with your FSB in a 1:1 ratio
i don't know. maybe if he's using AI tuning or something. this is such an easy OC that he really doesn't need to mess around with trial and error though. he can just set those 2 frequencies i mentioned manually and be up and running in 30 seconds.
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post #7 of 36
yea i didnt think of that, if its just at 667 and then set to 333 it will be 1:1 and go from there.

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post #8 of 36
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so....1) set the fsb of my memory to 333 2) then set cpu fsb to 1332? btw i was only planning to OC around 2.7 so this sounds good
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post #9 of 36
set your memory to ddr2 667, then set your FSB to 333

333x8=2664

so you will be at 2.64Ghz then.
    
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deal btw how do i reset the cmos if it doesnt boot?
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