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Not sure exactly where I should have posted this I hope its in the right spot.

I have an ASUS a7v400MX MOBO with an athlon xp 3200+CPU @2.2Ghz and 1 stick of DDR 512MB. I just want to get this overclocked to the max I can, The bios doesnt have clock multiplier settings and its showing the FSB as 200Mhz how can I get that sucker up to 400Mhz?

The motherboard has dip switches which I have set to the max 200Mhz. It says in the manual 400mhz FSB support for athlon XP processors but I can't figure out how I can get it up to 400Mhz? The motherboard manual clearly states 400mhz FSB support for athlon XP processors and I have an athlon xp.

After that I was thinking of using the CLockgen program to up the speed is that an option for me?

Any help would be appreciated thanks.
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Your CPU is actually running at 400 MHz now Don't worry!

*EDIT*

It's due to the increased data rate... it sends and recieves data at the raising and falling clock
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Yeah, thats the DDR bus for yah.

IF your mobo cant adjust FSB either, then thats it - no oclocking for you with that board :\\
There IS a way - but I'm not telling anyone else about the pin-mod

If it can adjust - but it up in notches.
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Ah, the 3200+ IMO is a great overclocker. I use the 3200+ for Linux now, but when I used to game with it. I could get it up to 2.60GHz on stock no problem.

Get the fullest out of that processor. You can really push that thing.
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Ah, the 3200+ IMO is a great overclocker. I use the 3200+ for Linux now, but when I used to game with it. I could get it up to 2.60GHz on stock no problem.

Get the fullest out of that processor. You can really push that thing.
Push the thing? Yes But not on that motherboard
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That sux, but thanks for the info.
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i much preferd my old XP-M 2600, that thing was an ocer, the barton core of course, had a 15x multi and it ran on an Nforce 2 400 Ultra @ 200x13.5 day and night
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Push the thing? Yes But not on that motherboard
Roger.

2.6 would be a breeze for that chip.

Lappie + monster cooling = 2.7-8 IMO ^_^

Get a mobo man.

If you're desperate you can use the pin mod (doesnt modify any of your hardware).

But you MUST be prepared for mistakes ... which could be fatal for the chip.
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