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I bought a new CPU cooler and had a look at the cpu temp. It didnt go past 31°C. So i started look for info overclocking and ended up here.

Feel free to comment on my specs and OC. I can always use some pointers
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Hey and Welcome to oc.net mate...Thats a good setup you have there..When overclocked will be even better.
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Welkom!

Nice system indeed. Keep an eye on those temps when you start overclocking. Are these the temps in your BIOS, or as reported by software (and if so, which software, and do they make sense compared to BIOS?).

The temperature under load is the most critical one. We often use Prime95 to test a full-load situation, and keep an eye on the temps when doing so (below 50 is desired, in general.)
    
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Yes load temps are the most critical you will want to keep that Cpu under 50c so make sure you have sufficient cooling before overclocking that CPU.
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I've overclocked by 330 mhz now.

Here's my cpuz valid: http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc?id=90587

I also ran prime95 and temp went to 36. Reported by speedfan, everst, asus ai booster. So i think it's prety accurate.

The only problem i got is my mobo. the asus a8n-e doesnt have memory devider. Should i lower my memory speed to 333mhz to get more out of my cpu?
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The only problem i got is my mobo. the asus a8n-e doesnt have memory devider. Should i lower my memory speed to 333mhz to get more out of my cpu?
Yes, then this way you can overclock and the ram speed gets to its default speed again

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Originally Posted by Carni4
I've overclocked by 330 mhz now.

Here's my cpuz valid: http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc?id=90587

I also ran prime95 and temp went to 36. Reported by speedfan, everst, asus ai booster. So i think it's prety accurate.

The only problem i got is my mobo. the asus a8n-e doesnt have memory devider. Should i lower my memory speed to 333mhz to get more out of my cpu?


That way you actually do set a memory divider. Ram at 333 means the FSB is 166MHz (DDR...). Thus, RAM : CPU is 5 : 6. You will notice that when you OC the CPU, the ram speed will increase in that 5 : 6 ratio. Same when you put RAM in 266MHz (133MHz FSB): the ratio in this case is RAM : CPU = 2 : 3

Those temps are great!
    
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Welcome to the forums, I like the setup but me personally would fell un easy with 350watts.
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post #10 of 14
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Ok i got it upto 2565 mhz. If i go higher Prime 95 will give errors. I think i'm running out of juice.

The powersupply is part of the case, so if want a different PSU i need a new case... And the case look pretty cool if i may say so ^^



Problem could also be the mobo. The asus a8n-e only puts out about 1.58V max :S And i dont have the guts to vmod it (or the tools).
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