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hey I just got the system in my sig today, and got it running! I want to overclock it, but I am kind of new at this, I don't understand that the HT Multi. is, the only options I get are 5x, 4x, 3x, 2x, and auto, I set it to 5x, can someone explain please?

also on my Biostar Tforce 6100, I can't find the CPU multiplier, can I get some help with that too?

I built this rig to be a budget overclocker/office computer, I know these brisbanes can hit 3.1ghz or better, and these biostar tforce's are the best for the money.

Thanks for your help! +reps
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post #2 of 8
just keep FSB x multi less than 1000mhz. first, lower the HT Multi to 4x and start raising the fsb by 5 mhz and if you go over 250mhz, lower the HT Multi to 3x. for only a few bucks more you could have gotten the tforce 550 which people have been known to hit 3 ghz.

eg. 240 x 4 = 960 (OK)
250 x 4 = 1000 (OK)
260 x 4 = 1060 (Might be OK but lower the HT to 3x)
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hmm, I can't find the fsb multi, so it's stuck at 9.5, I have the fsb at 250mhz, and in cpuz says my memory is at 483.2, so I'm guessing the HT multi has to do with the memory?
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Originally Posted by luckii View Post
for only a few bucks more you could have gotten the tforce 550 which people have been known to hit 3 ghz.
Right, I know, but I wanted this one for the video chipset.
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post #5 of 8
memory at default is 1:1 (FSB:RAM). since its ddr2, fsb is doubled. but for some reason, your memory isnt showing up correctly. it should be around 500mhz. dont worry about lowering the CPU multi. just raise the FSB until you get your max. It should be around 320s. Your psu might stop you however. Also, I hope you have a nonstock cooler because it will be hot.

316x9.5 is your target. go past if you can.
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ok dude, I will give it a shot, I am on stock cooling, and I figured that would hold me up as well as my psu, I will try to shoot for 2.6 or more ghz, and will post another reply.

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post #7 of 8
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ok, I'm at 2.556ghz, and my idle temp is about 36 degree's C.

I'm on 1.4v
HT multi is at 3X and HT link is at 807.4
FSB speed is 270mhz x 9.5
but in cpuz my memory is at 511mhz I will look around in the memory section, and see if I can't fix that.

and I am happy with it, it's hella fast! do you see anything wrong?
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post #8 of 8
The memory multiplyer ie; HT multiplyes the memorys base speed which is effected by the CPU bus and the base selected RAM speed.
So, if your 1:1 the RAM matches the CPU... if you select a lower base from 1:1 the RAM starts at a lower speed and increases approxamately the % of the reduced base RAM speed relatave to the CPU.
Generally, if you utilize a 333MHz base RAM speed, the RAM only increases .83 or 83% of each 1MHz the CPU bus increased.
    
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