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Old Intel e2160 overclock problem

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Hello, I'm new to overclocking and I can't find CPU multiplier in bios (ver 0904)
It says it's unlocked but multiplier sticks at minimum 6x, and in everest each 20seconds it changes to 9x and the PC speeds for 1 second then dissapears.
Any ideas how to change CPU multiplier or maybe it's hardware problem? Here are pictures from my BIOS.
post #2 of 5
The E2160 is multiplier locked. The highest available multiplier is 9x (1.8GHz). If you want to keep it running at 1.8 GHz, disable Speedstep (also referred to as EIST or Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology) in the BIOS.

The only unlocked LGA-775 processors are the Extreme Edition and a Pentium E6500K that was only released in China.
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okay, I managed to make 9x stable but now temperature is quite high ( standby ~44c, 100% Cpu used is 65+. Maybe I need to change vcore voltage? or something in here?

Also is FSBRAM ratio 4:5 good?
Edited by kro - 1/6/11 at 10:49am
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If you left thr voltage controls on Auto, then yeah, you probably need to dial down the Vcore. Should be on the same page as the overclocking controls (the one where you change FSB, etc).
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i have the same CPU a E2160 i think i need to update the bios i cant find the advance settings with the voltage settings
can i update my Bios with a USB Flash drive?
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