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so i just put a new cpu cooler and was going to overclock this cpu, BUT for some reason, I cant turn on acc, change the fsb frequency or anything of the sort with out the pc not turning on and then having to reset cmos. when i had an x2 6000+ on this board i didn't have a problem, i was able to follow the overclocking guide to see how far I could push the fsb and got it all the way up to 315 stable. now i can't do ANYTHING what gives? i even updated the BIOS to a newer one rather than the initial release bios i had and that didn't help at all.
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Put a biostar in my Dad's PC and I also got these problems, no idea how to fix it though. It is strange..
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What happens if you clear CMOS.... load optimal defaults, then save and re-enter the BIOS to make your changes? Does it work then?
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BIOS bugs maybe.
Years ago i ve seen boards from BIOSTAR for which some BIOS settings were doing nothing

x2 6000+ does not support ACC from my knowledge.If you reached a high FSB is because you ve had good CPU.
Phenom 1 sucks regarding FSB overclock ,it sucks generally beeing something unfinished.

And get a real power supply as well ,something named 550W may not be good enough to overclock ,maybe you can even get your system fried.
   
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BIOS bugs maybe.
Years ago i ve seen boards from BIOSTAR for which some BIOS settings were doing nothing

x2 6000+ does not support ACC from my knowledge.If you reached a high FSB is because you ve had good CPU.
Phenom 1 sucks regarding FSB overclock ,it sucks generally beeing something unfinished.

And get a real power supply as well ,something named 550W may not be good enough to overclock ,maybe you can even get your system fried.
i know the 6000+ doesn't support acc, was just showing that the board has oc'd before.
i just want 3.0-3.2ghz for the oc, whatever i can get with minimal voltage change, it is a 125w processor.
a new psu is on my list of upgrades along with a new vid card.

i just don't understand why it's locking up and forcing me to reset the cmos when i'm not even overclocking it yet.
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Unstable Ram when overclocked via fsb?
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We need more info if you want exact answers.

Does the CPU run ok at stock ?

Show us some AMD overdrive /HW Monitor or something , pics so we see what you have.

That Phenom sucks more power so maybe the CPU VRM is not coping with the new CPU.

Phenom first generation does not overclock well by default.
   
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cpu runs well at stock, i just tried turning the multi up one notch without touching acc after i also flashed the bios to an even newer version.
this screen shot is while i was doing a little 15 minute stress test with amd overdrive


after that i bumped it to 15x but it bsod'd after i stopped doing the stress test. the multi is sitting at 14.5 right now. haven't stressed it yet. also bumped the voltage up one step in the bios, cpuz reads it as 1.296v. i'm gonna try turning on acc again here in a bit.
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My ideeas would be to set HT Multiplier lower so you get under 2000 HT ,modify the RAM ratio to get a lower RAM speed from CPU deviders (as el gappo suggested you) and increase the FSB little by little with tests in between.
Temps seem ok.
Don t hurry ,take it slow.
And make some game testing or some benches ,to see how much you get with the stress as sometimes overclocking may not give you to much or may give you the opposite.
   
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