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So... am I good to start ocing?

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I just wanna do one last check before I have a go at my first oc:

Can my mobo oc at all?

Will I need to oc my ram aswell to be able to raise my cpu's fsb?

I have all the benchmark programs and a scythe ninja cooling the prescott, as you can see in my specs.

I start by raising my cpu's fsb a few mhz then booting, then raising then booting until it becomes unstable right?

Thanks for helping my royal no0bness out
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As far as I know about overclocking, on Pentium 4, the RAM overclock as the processors gets overclocked, as they say, the RAM just goes with the flow ...
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oh alright then so if I raise the fsb to 205, the ram will oc to 205? (410 effective).

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It will. That's why value RAM doesn't do well with overclocking.
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