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Hey, fellow a8n-sli owner's please enlighten me with your highest FSB. I want to know if pushing 320-350 is safe? I don't want to have to RMA this board again!
    
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It will either do it or wont. If it goes too far it will just crash, shouldnt do any damage at all. I want to see the 3000 with that fsb at 9x multi!! Id be more worried about the cpu than the mobo!!
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and system wasnt stable past about 294x9 though Corsair RAM was clocking at 253MHz so its questionable what was holding me back, mobo or RAM though many posts allude to our boards dislke for high FSB speeds
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I haven't really tried pushing mine to see what the highest FSB will go. Since my cpu won't take anymore than 240.
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post #5 of 20
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My cpu seems to be cool with speeds. The steppings LBBWE or LBBLE and the top line ends in BW so it's an e6. But the asus mobo's don't seem to be so much in favor of high fsb's or is it just me?
    
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post #6 of 20
From my experience with these MBs they seem to top out around 315 and at 320 the SATA controller dropped off so the drives were not available to boot from.

XP-120


Of course your one may well do more ... try and see.
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post #7 of 20
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ncsa
From my experience with these MBs they seem to top out around 315 and at 320 the SATA controller dropped off so the drives were not available to boot from.

XP-120


Of course your one may well do more ... try and see.
Actually your 100% right! My chip will boot at 300 fsb but the motherboard just cant handle it. Heat on the mobo was a problem before, But even still with my xp120 cooling everything along with the mofsets.. It still maxes out around 300. 280 runs fine, 288 I can boot. Anything after that gets all screwy...damn 9X multiplier!!
    
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post #8 of 20
mine handles 350Mhz
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post #9 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by soloz2
mine handles 350Mhz
not an ASUS A8N SLi-Deluxe
post #10 of 20
my A8N-SLI holds 300 steady as a rock. Never tried anything higher though,
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