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When I used to overclock via TurboV, the multiplier varied in CPUZ (aka it wasn't what I set it to when the comp is idle). But now I've started overclocking via the BIOS and my multiplier is locked??? Hence my CPU is running at the overclocked setting even when idle. How do I fix this? All I did was change the ratio in the BIOS to 18.
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Set "CPU & NB Voltage Mode"..... OFFSET.( in BIOS)
In this case CnQ will work even if your CPU is OC-ed(Multi has to be x18.5 max.)
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enable "cool n quiet" and "c1e" in the bios (cpu section) settings.
    
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^^^...and Power Settings - BALANCED(in Windows)
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Thanks, guys it worked. Also, for the Offset thing to work, is the max the multiplier can go 18.5? Can I push it up to x19?

@leopold1985...Namaskar
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Originally Posted by narabhut View Post
Thanks, guys it worked. Also, for the Offset thing to work, is the max the multiplier can go 18.5? Can I push it up to x19?

@leopold1985...Namaskar
With 955be cpu comes an unlocked multiplier, so you can push it far. BUT, the more you push it, the more unstable your OC becomes. So it is better to overclock using both multiplier and fsb. Usually rasising your multi upto 18.5 wont give you much trouble ( some chips dont support it though, they become unstable). Raise your fsb.......... 18.5 x 220 MHz= 4070 MHz
So, if you raise the multi 16----------->18.5 and the fsb 200--------->220MHz you get a cool 4GHz cpu speed. Then comes stabilizing the oc with raising core voltage.

And finally...... Namaskar Narabhut, you must be bengali right ?
    
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Yes, I am....also thanks for the informative post. I'm gonna try raising my FSB then.
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Yes, I am....also thanks for the informative post. I'm gonna try raising my FSB then.
yeah, do that. Just keep this in mind....... dont raise it much at once, raise it by 5mhz at first and keep an eye on the cpu temp (use the soft named CORETEMP) dont let the temp be higher than 65C. Also, after each successful increase in the OC, use Prime95 blend test for several hours to see if the overclock is stable. If it is, then fine, if not then go back to the bios and decrease the oc. Never raise the vcore value more than 1.5V.

When you have got the result you want out of your cpu, you can get back to OCing the cpu-nb. It will give you better memory bandwidth which is beneficial not only in games but in practically every job.
Its 3.45 at night here, so gonna go to sleep now. Will read about your OC tomorrow. Best of luck.
    
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