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Ok, I've read some of the overclocking guides and I'm thinking about a minor overclock now that my bios is up to date and such. I saw where a guy on another forum got his x2 4400+ to 2500mhz with stock cooling and stock voltage. I really don't want to mess with voltage, at least not at this time. So would it be possible for me to just up my fsb since I have the appropriate ram speed and mobo to just up my fsb without messing with the other stuff? Could I just leave my multiplier at auto and up the fsb?

I'm not looking for insane overclocks or anything, just a little boost.
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Well yeah... that's the founding basis of overclocking... :withstupi Don't expect miracles though...
    
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Ok, I've been going like to 5, then 10, then 15 and stopped there right now. Is the only thing that will stop me be my temperature? Obviously, if I could reach 250 my ram would hinder me, but if I don't reach that point, am I just looking at the temps when i start up?
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not enough vcore will also stop you... just dump the multi and up the bus speed for best results
    
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I've set the mult to auto. Should I be putting it at something else?
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yeah 11 x 227 or 10 x 250, set htt multi/ldt ratio to 4x,

raise vcore till stable you shouldn't need more than 1.45 - 1.475 for that overclock --- nothing dangerous

you can get 2.4 with stock voltage but will need more to acheive 2.5

and keep your mem within spec then try and find the best timings after you have a stable oc
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I'd be up for trying some other stuff once I get this newb stuff stable.

Strange though right now. Everything is stable right now at 220x11. At full load my temps are fine, games run fine, etc. But when I restart, my pc acts like it is restarting, but the screen stays black?

I then shutdown the pc manually, turn it back on and everything is fine. What would be causing that?
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