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post #11 of 66
it may not reorganize as a sata

is all the other info right thou
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i went into the system,device manager and under ide ata/atapi i have this.
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ya i dont know much about hards sorry
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post #14 of 66
the Hard Drive looks fine mate dont worry about it. What is your memory exactly? DDR667?
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post #15 of 66
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yes crucial 667 ddr2

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post #16 of 66
Ok cool - well I'm sure uve read enough overclocking threads to know where to start, everything looks good so i'd say your set to go.
I'd lower your memory to DDR 533 in the BIOS, set your HT link to 4x and start raising the FSB. Small incriments, stress test each time until it becomes unstable. If the temps allow (use coretemp, but dont leave it running or it will crash the system) then raise your vcore and stress test again.
If it passes you can keep raising FSB until it fails and you cant increase vcore anymore.
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the ram should been fine i have seen a couple people hit 3 ghz with ddr667 ram
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post #18 of 66
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the ram should been fine i have seen a couple people hit 3 ghz with ddr667 ram
yeah should fine, just keep it close to stock so you dont stress it and it wont cause a problem
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post #19 of 66
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so my ht link to 4 the raise the fsb..by how much..10-20?

dave
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so my ht link to 4 the raise the fsb..by how much..10-20?

dave
I'd say 5mhz at a time, maybe even less as you get higher - you dont want to stress the bus or the chip too much too fast
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