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I just found out if I set my cpu Q-fan control to enable and performance the cpu runs about 3-4 C degrees hotter.
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post #1322 of 12343
i never use the q-fan control, i disable them on everything. I like my fans spinning full boar all the time personally.
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post #1323 of 12343
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Well I got it up and running on the other system and so far my idle temps are at 30 across all 4 cores. mobo is the same. the other mobo was a lot higher for some reason prolly becuase it was not inside a case with multiple fans.

I will get some screen shots going here in a bit.
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post #1324 of 12343
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So when you remove your cpu your bios keeps all the settings when you put a different cpu in the slot.

I will try it again but it's getting late and I really don't wan't to make any tired/stupid mistakes like last night. sigh

Oh wait forget all that. I powered it on, Held down the F1 key to force my preset defaults and the system posted. Woo Hoo
WEWT!! YEAH. It's a good feeling, ya? Good stuff to learn. Glad you could share, and that you're up and running.

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I just found out if I set my cpu Q-fan control to enable and performance the cpu runs about 3-4 C degrees hotter.
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post #1325 of 12343
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I don't think you are quite getting my drift here. This was a test to see how fast the FSB could go without being restricted by CPU or RAM. So, what you do is drop the CPU multiplier as low as possible (5x?) and decrease RAM speed as low as possible, and loosen RAM timings as much as possible (6-6-6-18-24-2T?) This allows you to keep on cranking up the FSB with no restriction but the mobo itself... unless your CPU or RAM REEEAAALLY suck.
But what is the point of that? I don't think anybody would want to run at FSB 300Mhz if it only works with a severely underclocked CPU and sloppy RAM latencies. Besides, if the mobo (at any given FSB freq) can't run a modern CPU and RAM at the intended speeds then surely it is a system limitation imposed by the mobo?

I suppose what I'm really asking is at what FSB freq people are running their systems successfully and in a useful way? I'm running mine @ 220Mhz as I don't believe it is capable of reliably running a useful system any higher.
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But what is the point of that? I don't think anybody would want to run at FSB 300Mhz if it only works with a severely underclocked CPU and sloppy RAM latencies. Besides, if the mobo (at any given FSB freq) can't run a modern CPU and RAM at the intended speeds then surely it is a system limitation imposed by the mobo?
It's a good question, and you're almost there (getting my point). The point is to ISOLATE each part to figure out the limitations of each different component (mobo, CPU, and RAM, in that order). That's the "golden rule" of overclocking.

What if my mobo can only go stable up to 240 MHz, but my current CPU and RAM could go as high as 250 MHz? I wouldn't know the limitation was caused by my mobo unless I isolated the components! See?

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I suppose what I'm really asking is at what FSB freq people are running their systems successfully and in a useful way? I'm running mine @ 220Mhz as I don't believe it is capable of reliably running a useful system any higher.
Mine was running at 12x240 FSB (2880 effective) but I actually got suspected overheat playing Diablo 2. LOL. So I turned up my CPU fan a bit, and clocked down to 235, for an effective 12x235=2820.
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my only argument against that is... these boards all seem to vary, none of them seem to act exactly the same. I've found that if you find a stable setup with this board you better leave it alone, cuz sometimes it never makes it back to where it was after you mess with it. I think these boards are female, they're very tempermental. LOL. But hey, its your rig... you'll do it how ya want. Thanks for being the guinea pig for us, its much appreciated! May the nForce be with you!
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Mine is running at 15.5x240 smoothly..

I also used it for a couple of days at 15x250, but I think my ddr2-800s were creating instability. I'll try that again with my new 1066s...

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But what is the point of that? I don't think anybody would want to run at FSB 300Mhz if it only works with a severely underclocked CPU and sloppy RAM latencies. Besides, if the mobo (at any given FSB freq) can't run a modern CPU and RAM at the intended speeds then surely it is a system limitation imposed by the mobo?

I suppose what I'm really asking is at what FSB freq people are running their systems successfully and in a useful way? I'm running mine @ 220Mhz as I don't believe it is capable of reliably running a useful system any higher.

Edited by TheFoister - 3/17/09 at 8:16am
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I suppose what I'm really asking is at what FSB freq people are running their systems successfully and in a useful way? I'm running mine @ 220Mhz as I don't believe it is capable of reliably running a useful system any higher.
right now I am running @ 12x250.
and undervolted to 1.312vcore. once my WC gets here that will change tho to at least 13x250
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Thlnk3r,
We have several people running PhIIs on M2n32 (including me) with the 2101 (cpu not recognized but running) and 2205 (cpu fully recognized) bioses.
TheFoister, thanks for insight. I jumped into this thread late so I didn't have a chance to read over everything so I do apologize for my ignorance.

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cpu was like 60c with a core volt of 1.30 so I lowered it to 1.20 and posted again then the temps droped to like 46 or 48 something like that. So I figured WTH I'll just go all the way to the lowest CoreV setting and see what happens.
N2Gaming, was this the temperature listed in the BIOS? I might of missed this but are you planning on overclocking your PhII or will it be left at stock? A vcore of 1.4 - 1.5 volts is the norm for most overclocks exceeding 3.7Ghz for the 940. Do you have plans to change out the Zalman cooler?

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