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intel chips are 4x, so your default of 200 leads to a reported 800MHz FSB, and at a 13x multi it'll be 2.6 GHz. Your RAM is double the FSB (hence DOUBLE data rate), so at a 1:1 ratio your RAM will be at 400MHz. If you keep the 1:1 ratio, at 203 it'll go to 406MHz.

That kingston value RAM won't go much past stock, so if your stock RAM speed is 400MHz you're gonna have to use a low ratio (if your MB supports it). Try to keep your RAM at or below stock speeds while you work on OCing your CPU.
you made that too confusing for him. im a very experineced overclocler and it almost confused me lol had to read it twice.
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anyone????plz my oc is waiting!!!!
is this board safe to oc on? do i have a pci/agp lock?&how would i tell??
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I probably should've posted this earlier...my mobo...
http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=P4VM800
does this have a pci/agp lock?

how do i check the stability? ive been using memtest86 to test my memory, and so far my 2.6 is at 2.8 with no memory issues, in fact i haven't had to change my timings!(btw temp...idle 34C max 50C)
Attachment 67303
even though i set the memory to pc3200 it acts like its at pc2700(166mhz) in bios it is at pc3200 but see cpu-z pic...

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...ok lol i answered some of my own questions...
it only supports 1gig of pc3200(ah well i guess ill just have to oc it!*gulp*)

the mobo does not have a pci/agp lock...so what does that mean as far as overclocking? can i safely oc a little without frying my video card? will it just go blank if the bus is to fast? and what effect will it have on my hdd?...
to get to 2.8 i have to increase the fsb from 200 to about 217...
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