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post #11 of 24
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Originally Posted by LAF View Post
Yes I know that...

I think Hobie is the only one who fully understands what I am asking here.

Get your minds of OCing - it's too hot here for that (we've been hitting 35C+ in the middle of the day - hell it's 9AM here and our outside thermometer is reading 30C).

I just want to know what everything should be at stock, because I don't like leaving anything at all on Auto.
Alrighty then

For PII x4 955

CPU Volt...............1.325-1.35V
CPU/NB Volt...........1.10V
CPU VDDA Volt.......2.50V
RAM Volt...............check sticker
HT Volt.................1.20V
NB Volt.................1.10V
SB Volt.................1.12V
NB 1.8V Volt..........1.80V
PCIE Volt...............1.12V
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Alrighty then

For PII x4 955

CPU Volt...............1.325-1.35V
CPU/NB Volt...........1.10V
CPU VDDA Volt.......2.50V
RAM Volt...............check sticker
HT Volt.................1.20V
NB Volt.................1.10V
SB Volt.................1.12V
NB 1.8V Volt..........1.80V
PCIE Volt...............1.12V
Thanks very much! What about frequencies?

I'll apply these + the frequencies I know and come back with what else is set to Auto.
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post #13 of 24
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Thanks very much! What about frequencies?

I'll apply these + the frequencies I know and come back with what else is set to Auto.
These are the freq. I Know that you know them, but something little about RAM
Bus speed....................200
Multi............................16
CPU/NB freq..................2000
HT Link freq..................2000
RAM speed & timings......check sticker

Note: If your RAM is @ 1600, is good to OC your CPU/NB @ 2400+ for better performance.

Oops!! I see that you run 4 sticks,diff. speed, 1333 & 1600.
In this case :
RAM speed 1333, and use this RAM timings too

Hope everything will be OK.
Edited by IOSEFINI - 2/5/11 at 4:58pm
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post #14 of 24
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Originally Posted by IOSEFINI View Post
Bus speed....................200
Multi............................16
CPU/NB freq..................2000
HT Link freq..................2000
RAM speed & timings......check sticker

Note: If your RAM is @ 1600, is good to OC your CPU/NB @ 2400+ for better performance.

I see that you run 4 sticks, 1333 & 1600.
In this case :
RAM speed 1333, and use this RAM timings too

Hope everything will be OK.
No I only run 1333, my upgrade list may have confused you. The 2 sticks have different heatspreaders, but both are GeIL and both run at 1333 9-9-9-24-2T
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post #15 of 24
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No I only run 1333, my upgrade list may have confused you. The 2 sticks have different heatspreaders, but both are GeIL and both run at 1333 9-9-9-24-2T
oh, my mistake ...so, as I said , check sticker
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post #16 of 24
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Ok, I set some things, but others, particularly the voltage, confused me.

Here is a list of the titles in the BIOS, with question marks if I don't know what to set them to or what they are. The set value is listed beside.

CPU Clock Ratio - x16
CPU NB Frequency - x10
CPU Frequency (MHz) - 200
PCIe Clock (MHz) - 100

(?) PCIe Spread Spectrum - Enabled

(?) HT Link Width - Auto

HT Link Frequency - x10
Memory Clock - x6.66

(?) VOLTAGES - All Auto
CPU PLL Voltage
DRAM Voltage
DDR VTT Voltage
NB Voltage
HT Link Voltage
NB/PCIe/PLL Voltage
CPU NB VID Voltage
CPU Voltage

Then there were a few random things I wasn't sure on.

This was underneath the SATA listing:

Drive A - 1.44M, 3.5"

Then there were these, can't remember which section, sorry:

AMD C1E Support - Auto
HDD S.M.A.R.T - Disabled
IOMMU Support - Disabled

Sorry for the lengthy and numberfilled post guys, I'm appreciating the fast responses

LAF
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post #17 of 24
Disable "spread spectrum" and "amd c1e support", as for "HT link width" I don't have that option (or it isn't labeled as that) so I don't know.

IOSEFINI listed all the correct voltages for stock settings a few posts up, but the only ones that you should have to set manually are: DRAM, CPU, and CPU-NB, but you can check the other ones just to make sure they are correct too.
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post #18 of 24
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ok so the NB on an amd system works best at around 2200mhz to 2300mhz, and the voltages can vary widely between chipsets, around 2.5v will be the right cucumber, as for the bus speeds ect thats really up to you. lol
2.5v? cucumber? what is this?
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Disable "spread spectrum" and "amd c1e support", as for "HT link width" I don't have that option (or it isn't labeled as that) so I don't know.

IOSEFINI listed all the correct voltages for stock settings a few posts up, but the only ones that you should have to set manually are: DRAM, CPU, and CPU-NB, but you can check the other ones just to make sure they are correct too.
I was asking because mine are named differently. I've got no idea what PLL is or anything like that

Better at hardware really

Well HT Link Width had three options - Auto, 8Bit, and 16Bit. It didn't specify what Auto defaults to.
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NB/PCIe/PLL...........1.80V
CPU PLL.................2.50V
DDR VTT................RAM volt./2
CPU/NB VID............1.10V

I change only CPU, CPU/NB and RAM Voltages, rest of them ...NORMAL(AUTO)...as Hobbie said
Edited by IOSEFINI - 2/5/11 at 8:10pm
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