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post #1 of 11
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Ok i have a As Rock mobo P4S61 and a Prescott 2.4ghz/533mhz/1m cache. My multiplier is 18. Now my probleme is i cant get it over 3.1ghz with the front side bus at 172mhz and bus speed passed 688mhz. Now i need how i could make this higher. If there any programs that i can use in windows to change the voltage or any secret thing i dont know about my chip and mobo.
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post #2 of 11
you are doing all this OCing from bios right? thats the best way to go about it, and there should be some vcore options in your bios... raise it just a notch or two. your ram could be holding you back aswell, so maybe you need to loosen the timings on that aswell....
and make sure you have locked the agp/pci bus to 66/33
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post #3 of 11
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how do you loosen the timming of the ram...and i dont think i have a v core option in my bios...but i am gonna try to lock the agp/pci
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post #4 of 11
you should have the option for the vcore, it should be around where you lock the agp/pci, and set the FSB speed and such, and the mem timings should be somewhere in an "advanced" tab in the bios, for me its in the "advanced bios settings"
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post #5 of 11
Your motherboard contains the SiS661FX chipset which means that at least you do have locked AGP/PCI ratios but you do not have Vcore/DDR/AGP voltage increase settings which will lower your ability to gain a maximal overclock. Also, if you flash to the newest BIOS you will lose your ability to play with your memory timings.

At this time only the motherboards that have the Intel chipsets give maximal overclocks with Nvidia being second and the Via/SIS/ATi being last.

It also lacks a CMOS jumper so if you have problems with the overclocking you will have to remove the power plug and remove the CMOS battery to clear the CMOS. At least the poles are there, just no jumper

My personal opinion is that for a value based motherboard you have allready made a decent (if stable) overclock. Should you wish to get the most overclock goodness on your next purchase you might wish to post here for some advice on motherboards.

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post #6 of 11
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so my motherboard sucks....crap....does anybody know if you had a good motherboard with the chip i have (2.4ghz/533/1m prescott) what would be the highest overclocked you could get !!!

and what would be the best motherboard for my chip !!!
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post #7 of 11
is it an AE or E series P4? if it is like 3.8-4.2 ghz...lol
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post #8 of 11
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hmmm i dont know were to find out if its AE or E ??? but whats the difference ??
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post #9 of 11
i forget the specifics, but they OC to hell!
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post #10 of 11
If it's a 2.4 533MHz 1MB L2 Cache, then it is 2.4A Prescott. I have one running at 3.5GHz easy and stable (good cooling though) on a P4P800-SE mainboard.

Your motherboard does not suck really. For a value based motherboard you have a 700MHz overclock. Not too shabby

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