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Hi guys, this is my 1st O/C - my sig rig was O/Ced and cooled by a friend.
I have a spare rig which I want to O/C. Here are the specs:
MoBo: ECS KN1 SLI Lite
CPU: Socket 939 AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+ Toldeo
RAM: 4GB Crucial DDR400 PC3200

Here are some photos of the BIOS and cooling. Basically, I need you guys to tell me what to fill in where.
BIOS

http://www.imagebam.com/image/6a6f988914775

http://www.imagebam.com/image/c0bc1e8914776

COOLING

http://www.imagebam.com/image/66770c8914778

I am a complete noob, I have read your guides on this forum, but can never get them to work, probably because I'm too dumb! Anyway, if you guys could tell me what figures to enter into the pictured BIOS to get the highest O/C i would be very grateful and give +Rep

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Anyone going to help me?
    
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Thanks for the help, but my RAM will only go to 2.5-5-3-7. Also, my HT frequency will only go to 5x.
My HT width, whatever that is, is currently set to (down arrow)16(up arrow)16. Should I change it?
    
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Originally Posted by woodpigeon4 View Post
Anyone going to help me?
Have patience... something you will also need to OC.
Working up the OC slowly will behoove you.

1. Disable anything that has "Spectrum" in it in the BIOS.
2. 4G or 4x1G makes for a bit more difficult OC on the 939 systems. Thats why your RAM ''mamclock'' says 166MHz
At 166MHz the RAM will increase about 83% of the CPU buss speed.
You may want to set your RAM timing for CAS to 3
At some point you may want/need to bump up the RAMs vdimm or voltage. 2.8v should be fine and safe
3. Disable Thermal Throttling
4. Drop the HT multiplier from(Auto) default of "5" to 4. 500 may display as 1000, 4 as 800
5. Keep you full load temp below the mid 50c range.
6. As you work up the CPU bus speed an find instability, try upping the CPU voltage 1 incriment.
7. Other things that may get voltage hungry are the chip set but I don't see that in the BIOS.

Get the below softwares for testing/monitoring.
Orthos or OCCT for load testing
CPU-Z for quick checks of various speeds and timings


HT width, no need to bother with its default.
HT multiplier see # 4
    
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Thanks for the help, especially Duke, I can see you gave a lot of your time up for me! If any other people have any other figures, please post.
EDIT: When i boot using the O/Cs you guys suggested, it says 'Warning! Now system is in safe mode. Please re-setting CPU frequency in the CMOS Setup'
Edited by woodpigeon4 - 7/6/08 at 11:16am
    
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Messed around a bit more, I can get it to the windows loading screen using the figures from you guys, but then it BSODs me. Thanks for all your help so far though
    
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up the cpu voltage or NB voltage
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OK I'll try that thanks
    
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How much should I raise the voltage on RAM and CPU, as I don't want to damage anything.
    
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