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Guys i've a gigabyte i915 mobo......and i just wanna know whether there's any software out there to overclock my procy....my bios supports only one option of modifying the memory clock.....so please help me with this
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Guys i've a gigabyte i915 mobo......and i just wanna know whether there's any software out there to overclock my procy....my bios supports only one option of modifying the memory clock.....so please help me with this
trust me I had same problem, 915 chipset is not overclockable only to 10%, I had the p5gl-mx 915 chipset.

http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets...oc.aspx?i=2124

edit: mean't this link

http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets...spx?i=2124&p=2
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so wat abt the softwares????....gigabyte have included easy tune 5.....it has an option for overclocking but looks blackened to me...i'm able to adjust only the fan speeds using that software.
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so wat abt the softwares????....gigabyte have included easy tune 5.....it has an option for overclocking but looks blackened to me...i'm able to adjust only the fan speeds using that software.
http://www.cpuid.com/clockgen.php
http://files.extremeoverclocking.com/file.php?f=189
read the ics chip off the mobo.
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post #5 of 31
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where???.......anand tech doesnt show any steps to overclock.....and that clock gen page just displays "CLOCKGEN WILL BE BACK SOON"
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where???.......anand tech doesnt show any steps to overclock.....and that clock gen page just displays "CLOCKGEN WILL BE BACK SOON"
http://files.extremeoverclocking.com/file.php?f=189
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F*cking hot presscot CPU's That is 1 of the intel cpu's that are hightemp bastards

Read this...

So, are we stuck with 10% overclock limits if we choose the new Intel chipsets? Fortunately, some of the major manufacturers have found ways around this issue.

Intel's Reply. Intel declined to officially answer our question about whether they have implemented a 10% Overclock Lock on the 915 and 925X chipsets. Intel provided the following official statement:
"Intel has done extensive evaluation of our 915G/P and 925X chipset products and have designed them to run robustly at 800FSB. Any use or operation of these chipsets beyond their specifications, including overclocking, has not been evaluated or validated by Intel. If a board provider decides to overclock their platform, they do so at their own risk, since this action will void the warranty for the Intel products. Additionally, from time to time, Intel may choose to implement functionality that helps to ensure that the Intel product experience is not degraded by those who may try to run our products out of spec."

http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets...oc.aspx?i=2092

You can try looking for some other bios versions....
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F*cking hot presscot CPU's That is 1 of the intel cpu's that are hightemp bastards

Read this...

So, are we stuck with 10% overclock limits if we choose the new Intel chipsets? Fortunately, some of the major manufacturers have found ways around this issue.

Intel's Reply. Intel declined to officially answer our question about whether they have implemented a 10% Overclock Lock on the 915 and 925X chipsets. Intel provided the following official statement:
"Intel has done extensive evaluation of our 915G/P and 925X chipset products and have designed them to run robustly at 800FSB. Any use or operation of these chipsets beyond their specifications, including overclocking, has not been evaluated or validated by Intel. If a board provider decides to overclock their platform, they do so at their own risk, since this action will void the warranty for the Intel products. Additionally, from time to time, Intel may choose to implement functionality that helps to ensure that the Intel product experience is not degraded by those who may try to run our products out of spec."

http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets...oc.aspx?i=2092

You can try looking for some other bios versions....
No, no bios version will work for the 915 chipset, I got around the 10% lock by not using any sata drives and using one of my wd1600jb IDE hdd, I was able to get to i think it was 3.4 or 3.6 using ide hdd but no further, but now this same processor with my p5n32-e sli board im at a stable 3.8ghz.
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post #9 of 31
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No guys the bios update doesnt work either.....?????

Edit: http://files.extremeoverclocking.com/file.php?f=189 doesnt work.....
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ding dong...someone there?????
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