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I don't know how the reference clock could possibly have holes. I hear about this stuff and to be honest, I have some skepticism about the subject. 205mhz BCLK would be a ~100-125mhz OC on the CPU (depending on clock speed), which would require either pulling back a tick on the multiplier or increasing voltage to maintain stability if it was already running on the edge (as any finely tuned OC should be close to). Of course, it would also effect CPU-NB, HT-Link, and System-RAM speeds, and not all of those changes are represented in the interface.

I know that I would NOT be able to increase my BCLK 5mhz and maintain stability without making other adjustments.
     
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I don't know how the reference clock could possibly have holes. I hear about this stuff and to be honest, I have some skepticism about the subject. 205mhz BCLK would be a ~100-125mhz OC on the CPU (depending on clock speed), which would require either pulling back a tick on the multiplier or increasing voltage to maintain stability if it was already running on the edge (as any finely tuned OC should be close to). Of course, it would also effect CPU-NB, HT-Link, and System-RAM speeds, and not all of those changes are represented in the interface.

I know that I would NOT be able to increase my BCLK 5mhz and maintain stability without making other adjustments.

I'm so with you on that! I have had my systems all over the map. Multi and FSB. I have never had it not post unless something else was off. Believe me I kick the crap out of my stuff on a regular basis and have never found a setting that more voltage couldn't fix. After I read that thread about the holes I started paying more attention and still have found nothing. I haven't went through it one bump at a time but I have seen nothing.
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