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You should be able to oc with that Asus board, unless it came from a prebuilt rig (HP, Dell, etc.), but if there is an option to change the FSB in the BIOS, then the mobo is overclockable. If I have the same CPU as you (P4 Northwood 2.6ghz 800fsb w/HT), and have gotten it at 3.06ghz (235FSB x 13multiplier) stable, limiting factor in my case would be the temp as I am using stock cooling.
Originally Posted by rikemaru
i am trying to overclock my p4 2.6 on an asus p4s800d-x but no matter what settings i change i cannot get my cpu frequency to go over 200 mhz even when i set the ai overclock tuner to manual...am i able to overclock on this board?