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post #21 of 30
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As it turns out I'm an idiot.

I found CnQ, but to my dismay, it was already off, so that isn't the problem. I still can't figure out how to access the spread spectrum settings.

Also, the reviews on Newegg boast of this boards overclocking potential, there must be a way to make it work that I am somehow not seeing.
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BTW. Why do you want to OC it? What about your C2D? I'll trade ya
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Which BIOS do you have?A older BIOS might not support that CPU.
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post #24 of 30
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My C2D is my primary computer and is awaiting the P5K deluxe that I have in my sig This AMD is going to be for weekend use when I come home from college.

And why do I want to overclock it? Are you sure you belong on these forums?

Yeah I'm looking into updating BIOS now, but it just doesn't seem like that's the problem. Could be.

EDIT: The eVGA website gives me an EXE file that writes the bios update to floppy for you. This doesn't help me since I can't use winflash to flash the exe >.< What to do now.
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post #25 of 30
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Which BIOS do you have?A older BIOS might not support that CPU.
Good move/thought.

Then again, the Tforce 550's I used supported them, but maybe they were already flashed...
    
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post #26 of 30
I've been looking at the manual for your MB and I don't see a auto setting to change in the advanced chipset part of the BIOS to OC.Does the 9.5 multiplier show in the System Clocks section?
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post #27 of 30
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Nope it reads as a 9x multiplier
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post #28 of 30
I think you need to update the BIOS its suppose to be 9.5.
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post #29 of 30
Some BIOS don't show the .5 multiplyer, go figure!
BTW, the .5x only effects the CPU speed, the RAMs memory controler only utilizes whole integers!
    
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If this works- yah best be Reppin' James right? lol.
    
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