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If I am running my NB/HT overclocked and need to increase the voltage what voltage in the bios would I do? My bus speed is set to 250 and HT set to 2500. Thanks!
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If I am running my NB/HT overclocked and need to increase the voltage what voltage in the bios would I do? My bus speed is set to 250 and HT set to 2500. Thanks!
Drop the HT Link @ 2000
CPU/NB can go higher, like 2750-3000(3000 may not be stable), and you have to increase your CPU/NB Voltage
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What is the HT link? Mine was set at auto. Does it automatically increase with other increases?
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What is the HT link? Mine was set at auto. Does it automatically increase with other increases?
Yes, will increase,so you manually have to set it.

The CPU/NB effects the speed that the RAM communicates with the CPU, while the HT Link deals with how fast the CPU communicates with the rest of the components on the motherboard.
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Ok cool, thanks!

Is there a tool that will tell me my HT link speed?
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Ok cool, thanks!

Is there a tool that will tell me my HT link speed?
CPU-Z will tell you about both CPU/NB speed and HT Link speed
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you probably wont get anywhere near 2900 nb let alone 3000. all the 6core guys start telling people to go to 3000. you probably wont make it to 2800 but there is a chance. set it at 2600 or get as close as you can to 2700. not many chips can hit 2700 stable. even fewer can hit 2800.
what are your voltages? what about your temps under load ?
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you probably wont get anywhere near 2900 nb let alone 3000. all the 6core guys start telling people to go to 3000. you probably wont make it to 2800 but there is a chance. set it at 2600 or get as close as you can to 2700. not many chips can hit 2700 stable. even fewer can hit 2800.
what are your voltages? what about your temps under load ?
my 955-C3 hits 3000 without a problem(890FX chipset).
Wasn't able to hit it on my old mobo (790FX chipset).
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no kidding. NEVER heard/read anyone got their nb that high at all. people couldnt get or didnt try to hit it. nice info. could be its a c3 so not many tried after c2 wouldnt do it.
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you probably wont get anywhere near 2900 nb let alone 3000. all the 6core guys start telling people to go to 3000. you probably wont make it to 2800 but there is a chance. set it at 2600 or get as close as you can to 2700. not many chips can hit 2700 stable. even fewer can hit 2800.
what are your voltages? what about your temps under load ?
I lol'd. C3 denebs usually get around ~2900Mhz CPUNB. Atleast 2800Mhz.
C2's limit is usually around 2700/2800Mhz.
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