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As we speak I am sitting at 30 celcius idle. What are common heat increases with OC'ing the 3700?
depends on the cooler and the vcore...
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When I start OC'ing and it wont boot because it didn't like my settings, is there a way to reset the bios without opening it up and doing it manually?
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When I start OC'ing and it wont boot because it didn't like my settings, is there a way to reset the bios without opening it up and doing it manually?
mine personally will clear the CMOS automatically if i leave it long enough with the power on. i have a gigabyte k8nsc-939
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post #14 of 42
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When I start OC'ing and it wont boot because it didn't like my settings, is there a way to reset the bios without opening it up and doing it manually?
you dont need to clear it just enter the bios with the del and change what ever caused the no boot and try again.

Es
 
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post #15 of 42
dude good choice on the 3700+ I got mine up to 2.9Ghz and its runing that daily! anyways check out the last page on that link in my sig. Most of this stuff can help you maybe or give you idea's
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post #16 of 42
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you dont need to clear it just enter the bios with the del and change what ever caused the no boot and try again.

Es
OK thats cool!

The only other PC that I have overclocked was an Athlon XP system. Sometimes after making changes to the bios and restarting, it wouldn't post, just a black screen. Then I would have to reset the cmos and start over. If these boards aren't like that then I will be very happy!

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dude good choice on the 3700+ I got mine up to 2.9Ghz and its runing that daily! anyways check out the last page on that link in my sig. Most of this stuff can help you maybe or give you idea's
Thanks! I well check it out. I know I can get a good OC with everyones experience
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post #17 of 42
O yeah I heard you wanted something about the timings well like I said before mine is at 2.9Ghz check out the pic,

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O yeah I heard you wanted something about the timings well like I said before mine is at 2.9Ghz check out the pic,

Thats awesome!
May I ask were you got the Windows Vista? I have been trying to get a copy.
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u can get a beta release from microslave, i forgot how but my friend has one. or he downloaded it with limewire, i think he limewired it. he says microsoft
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post #20 of 42
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255x11 will get you 2805 . @ that speed i didnt have to add much vcore to mine 1.425 was all. Use a 4x HTT 4X255=1020 . I did have to raise my ram volts thou , but your mem is better than mine . The lower the ram timming the better , but the higher speeds will make up for any of the looser timings . Id prolly try 3.4.4.8 2t @250 and test from there . Im sure you will be able to tighten them up after you do some prime runs.
If you want to run lower timmings 2.3.3.6 1T you can run divider . The 333 divider should put you memory down to around 208mhz . Good luck!
Well I started with the stock 200FSB and increased 10 at a time all the way to 255 and she is running stable at 2810MHz and still 30 celcius idle. I cant believe how easy it was to get there, no hiccups at all. I didn't have to touch my ram volts at all and my timmings are still 2-3-2-5.

Thank you Rukkee! It was easy to go by that recommendation, I am tempted to push her farther seince it went so easy to 2.8GHz. I am running OCCT as we speak and I am 30% through with no problems. I LOVE THIS CPU!!!!!

I am so excited!

Thanks for the help!
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