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post #11 of 17
you can choose to keep the AGP/PCI bus speeds stock in the bios, so when you overclock the cpu, the agp/pci frequencies won't change. the option is called asynchronous mode or something like that.
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okay but what i have to increase for the overclocking?
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The FSB speed.
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i put my system on asynchronous and then i upgrade the fsb speed?

no vcore and ram frequency upgrading?
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before you start overclocking you're going to want to get a temperature monitoring program. you want your temperatures to stay below 55C. I use Mother Board Monitor.
you need to find the CPU External Frequency in the bios. if you have a 533Mhz FSB processor the number should be 133, if you have an 800Mhz FSB the number should be 200. just start increasing that number by 1 or 2, see if the computer boots up and runs fine, and then keep doing that until the computer becomes unstable. then you can either drop the frequency down 1 at a time until it's stable, or you can increase the Vcore until the computer is stable. just make sure you don't let the CPU get too hot.
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first of all i have a lcd panel lol so no problem for temperature show. it shows same as pc probe so im fine.


but i wanna know which is the best

i have

synchronous
asynchronous
performance

which i should choose for the overclock?
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post #17 of 17
asynchronous. the instruction manual for the motherboard has some of this information in it
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