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post #1 of 16
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This just hit me like a slippery fish today... I saw someones sig and it said that they had their motherboard at like 3000 mhz or something like that. I never knew you could overclock a motherboard. This can't be possible, could it? Unless I'm reading his sig wrong, it clearly shows he overclocked his mobo.
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post #2 of 16
can you paste what you saw?
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post #3 of 16
I think you mean about NB, right?
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post #4 of 16
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Here, this is exactly what it says under his motherboard:

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MSI NF980-G65 CPU-NB @ 3000Mhz 1.36v
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post #5 of 16
that just looks like a CPU clock in the wrong place.
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that just looks like a CPU clock in the wrong place.
Nope he had his Phenom II at 4.2 GHz
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post #7 of 16
lol idk then. PM him and ask him?
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post #8 of 16
yeah I saw someone's mobo with a frequency next to it as well, just passed it off as a mistake :\\
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post #9 of 16
Northbridge is running at 3 GHz is probably what he is referring to.
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post #10 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jov4nTh3Yu9o View Post
Here, this is exactly what it says under his motherboard:

Motherboard
MSI NF980-G65 CPU-NB @ 3000Mhz 1.36v
He's saying he has his Northbridge set to 3000MHz.
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