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I have tuned up my FSB to 211 (it was 201 before) using NTune (I have a dell ) and it's running stable at 2.1 Ghz (2.0 Ghz normally). should i crank up the FSB a little more?
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FSB: 201 To 211
Ram: 669 to 702
HT Link: 1,005 To 1,055
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post #3 of 9
Up it until its unstable. Then back it down again to stable clocks.

You have Windows 7 beta...? Have I missed something?!
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No. If you plan on keeping any important data stop mucking with Ntune period. Software overclocking your CPU is never a good idea if you value your OS and files.

I know it sux but you really should not do it as it's not a matter of if your system crashes rather than when.
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Sorry for offtopicness..but yeah. Windows 7 beta?!
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I have tuned up my FSB to 211 (it was 201 before) using NTune (I have a dell ) and it's running stable at 2.1 Ghz (2.0 Ghz normally). should i crank up the FSB a little more?
Matthew, the proprietary BIOS from Dell won't allow overclocking at all (I'm sure your already aware of this). The only solution I can think of is to purchase a new/used AM2 motherboard. You may run into problems fitting it in the case though. This is the downside to overclocking when you buy a brand computer.

Good luck buddy
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Windows 7 isn't beta, it's at M1, milestone 1, and it was leaked in January.
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Where do you get it? He had to find it somewhere.
Smasher, I'm not exactly sure if it's a legit beta copy.
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Is your computer the e521 or something similar? Looks like what I used to have. I had the btx case and the only solution is to rebuild with selected components from your current build. They dont make enthusiast btx mobos anymore.
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