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Can I overclock M2N68-AM SE2 with an Amd Athlon x2 250?

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And if so, how high do you think I can get with it? Right now its at 3.01ghz.
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Wow, this spanish speaking guy has the same board and cpu as me. I don't speak spanish so I don't understand what they're saying but he was able to get it to 3.5ghz some how. I'd like to hit that if I can but the bios on the Asus is very confusing. If I remember correctly I think I was able to hit 3.8ghz on it awhile back not sure if it was stable or not. But the problem is I've been through so many motherboards that every bios looks completely different to me so its very hard for me to adjust. Basically I don't know what to turn up without hurting the computer.

I forget if this is the motherboard that if I up'd the fsb it would black out the entire computer making me require to get my neighbor to reset the bios. And the multiplier on it sucks because it is limited.

http://foros.3dgames.com.ar/lavant-g...68-am-se2.html
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I was only able to get it to a 3.2ghz overclock. Seems like I must have remembered wrong about hitting 3.8ghz on this motherboard before... And the weird thing is my brothers computer is running super cold probably because of the loud ass fan I have it in. At a 3.2ghz overclock it idles around 16-18 and while playing the game about 25... I wish my computer ran as cold as his...
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With limitations such as lower HT clock, non-split VRMs, and a chipset not really suited for overclocking... you probably won't get it that far.
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i have the m2n68-am plus and on athlon x2 4000 brisbane i can only get 2.8ghz 24/7 stable from the original 2.1ghz

memory is set at 533mhz
vcore +100ma
pci express is lock at 100mhz

edit: the hyper-transport multiplier is disable on the cheap mobos
Edited by blooder11181 - 3/9/11 at 4:52pm
     
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