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As most people know, the default multiplier for this motherboard is x9.5. Well, I can't manage to get it to x10! The option is there, and it's allowed me to select it before, but with the FSB over 300, whenever I select x10 multi, when I check CPU-Z, it says x9.5!

So, help, please?

(Sorry, this should be in the motherboard forum!)
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im going to say this is were a 2x ht link multi is needed .the highest i ve seen with a t force is 3.1ish. i dont think your going to be able to this with this mother borad. u just need more bois options
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It's not the board that's limiting it, it's the cpu. It has the multiplier locked to 9.5 or less.

Try lowering the multi to 9x and try getting the fsb to 334mhz(don't just jump to 334, work slowly from say, 300mhz, add 5-10, test, and keep going until you hit your limit or the 334, w/e comes first.

9.5x I've heard is less stable than just 9x.
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The option is there in the BIOS because you can put other chips in the board with higher multis, but because the X2 3600+ is factory locked at 9.5, you won't be able to use the 10X multi for that chip. The only way to OC higher is to up the fsb speed.
    
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