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On my sig rig I have my x3 720 be (wich im upgrading soon btw) but I have it oc to 3.4 @ 1.4125v . Its fsb @200 x 17.0 multiplier.

No heres my question. Would It be better if I lower multiplier and increase fsb or would it change nothing at all.

Sorry if this has already been posted but I found nothing about it wink.gif

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That all really depends on the CPU it self. Some will clock a bit higher using a combo of Multi and FSB. Sometimes it's just too much of a leap for the next multi and a bit on the FSB will get you another 60Mhz
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Ah oki. So then fsb could only be to fine tu the oc to get the last couple of mhz possible

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Yses and no , I personally have always used a higher FSB, that's just me and I "feel" the FX CPUs respond well to it. But even on my 965 I ran at 250. Some experimenting is needed to see if there is any benefit from it or not.
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Oki. I think ill try expirementing whem I have spare time and compare

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Thanks for replys +rep

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No Probs Ridingmac. Just save your profile and have at it. You really have nothing to lose. Just remember when you raise the Reference clock it will raise the Ram/HT and NB speeds so you need to watch that for a source of instability. What I would do is drop all three one multi and then raise the FSB until they get back to their original speed. Follow me??
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FSB overclocking if done right, will get you better benchmarks at the same speed over a multiplier only overclock. But you may or may not notice anything for everyday use.
    
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Awsome. Yea i get it. So id set multi down to 16 to get it down to 3.2 and raise fsb so id get back up to 3.4??? If stable do I then slowly lower volts untill unstable and rise it bacl up .0125 ??

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I was also talking abot the HT and NB multi plus the ram divider. They all need to be lowered. Yes play around with it till you find something stable.
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