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Just wondering cause right now I cant do much OCing with my bios cause its too simple.
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yes you can but generaly an update doesnt give you more options to overclock, or are you on about a modded bios ?
    
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with the Mobo have have now i cant put up voltage and I can only change fsb to 100/133/166/and 200Mhz

So im wondering if I could change that by getting new bios.
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are you sure you cant change your fsb to anything else as they just sound like ram speeds to me, but i could be wrong. http://tw2005.giga-byte.com/Motherbo...A-7N400S-L.htm
a link to updated bios's but i dont think it will give you what your looking for
    
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you should be able to find a modded bios some where......be it on your own head if it stuffs your system.

having said that.....personally I'd try it. just make sure there are more "yay" reviews of the mod than "d'oh" reviews before you do it...

and make sure you completely understand the process of flashing your BIOS...last thing u want to do is get half way through and think "did I back up my old BIOS?"
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post #6 of 10
A new Bios can add New features and Improvements to the bios but generally doesnt Fully unlock New bios Overclocking options as the Chipset may not support it.
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mrmikepan i ask if you updated your bios long ago
http://www.overclock.net/amd-cpus/83...aton-ok-2.html
    
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with the Mobo have have now i cant put up voltage and I can only change fsb to 100/133/166/and 200Mhz

So im wondering if I could change that by getting new bios.

Those are ram divider adjustments, if you have those, then you have a fsb adjustment, it might not be in the same menu as your ram adjustments, read your manual or look around in the bios for your fsb, htt, and others.
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Originally Posted by jrabb1920
Those are ram divider adjustments, if you have those, then you have a fsb adjustment, it might not be in the same menu as your ram adjustments, read your manual or look around in the bios for your fsb, htt, and others.
not necessarily.......I used to have a Socket A mobo that would let me change RAM divider but couldnt find an option anywhere to change fsb or ht


and believe me...I searched everything in the BIOS
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post #10 of 10
Looks like the latest bios for that board if F5

http://tw2005.giga-byte.com/Motherbo..._GA-7N400S.htm

Also have you tried pressing CTRL+F1 in the bios to get the advanced screen?
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