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Athlon X2 3800 Manchester + MSI K8N NEO2 Platinum HELP!!

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Hello all,

After getting some advise from the great folks here I got a X2 3800 and put in MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum board.

The board has the latest bios. The Max I can overclock the CPU is 260*10 (HT 4). FSB over 260 hangs. Even if I put the HT to 3. The voltage for the CPU is 1.55.

Should I go higher on the voltage? Can this chip go higher?

The memory is at 333 mhz.

The chip is E4 stepping.

Help!!!
 

Easy Rhino

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i have the same chip. i wouldnt bother putting it past 2.6 because after that you will see performance decrease due to heat. if you want to give it a go though you can always lower your memory speed and pump up the voltage. i had mine at 1.5 and it wasnt all that hot.