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How much can I OC??? --- CPU Fan always at MAX

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Hi yall!
Decidet to post a separate Thread for this!

1.)
In my older desktop I have a 2GHz Celeron (20x 100MHz)
Well - the bios lets me change the FSB and right now it's running at 2.20GHz - plays 360p youtube with no stuttering (2GHz = %100 CPU 2.2GHz = %91 CPU utilization)
How far can I go? (133 didn't work!!!! :laugh: - black screen....had to clear CMOS)



2.)
Also - the Fan on this PC (Motherboard: 8VM533M-RZ newest Bios) is always at %100 - no option in the bios that lets me change it - All drivers up to date, newest Bios - looked everywhere - nothing FAN / SPEED related........it's a Stock Cooler MAster Socket 478-FAN.
It's 3 pin and i have already tried everything in my toolbox to fix this......It has a 266 Via Chip, which i have had on my previous AMD-Athlon XP rig - it did support Fan speed adjustment.

Temps are 25c - 40c
RPM: 3000
It has temp 4 sensors all under 40c

new thermal paste already applied.....ANY IDEA why the fan is always on %100 speed?? I have also already tried a different FAN.....



Appreciate every bit of help!!!! :toast:
 
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1- Overclocking isn't all about upping FSB. You gotta play around with the values, and the voltages... as far as your BIOS lets you. If the BIOS only lets you set the FSB you're somewhat limited. You could try a software like SetFSB or something but in the end it wouldn't make that much of a difference. Also look for updates BIOS versions that may support advanced options altough don't get your hopes up.
How far can you go? As far as you can without crashing your computer or melting the CPU (like I did).

2- 3pin fans aren't PWM, meaning they're not controlled by sensors or the motherboard. They always run at 100% unless undervolted. 3-pin fan controllers work that way, they control the amount of power going to the fans to regulate their speeds. And this would be your option, hook the fan to a fan controller. As far as I can see that your motherboard doesn't sport a 4-pin fan connector. So a separate fan controller would be your only choice then. There are cheap ones that do the trick nicely.
 
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so then how come that my even older MSI-6390 (also with a via 266 chip) could controll fan speed? (also 3 pin fan)

BTW: after
Running on 2.2GHz for a while ive got a bluescreen with following file "usbehci.sys".
After restarting the PS/2 Keyboard wouldn't work and ive got another bluescreen - do you guys think that this has something to do with the higher FSB? (ive set it back to default)
 

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so then how come that my even older MSI-6390 (also with a via 266 chip) could controll fan speed? (also 3 pin fan)
3 pin is controlled by voltage, 4 pin controlled via PWM. if board controls via PWM but its a 3 pin fan, it'll be locked at 100%.
 
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Some how i don't think its worth OCing :p
 
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how can it be PWM if it only has 3 pin connectors?
why wont it regulate via voltage?
Im shure a bord with 4 Temp sensors, Voltage Sensors, Adjustable CPU options and a RPM Sensor can adjust FAN voltage..... :ohwell:
 

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Its all dependant on your bios,If you have a shit board,your gonna have a shit bios and in the end gonna have shit options :)
 
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any custom bios avaible?
Phoenix Bios Chip - Board: Gigabyte 8VM533M-RZ - Bios Version F12a

thanks-
 

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maybe dump the bios here and ill see what it looks like
 
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lol me 1st time doing this - any idea how to dump the bios? - i still have the 256kb bios image and the dos installer

Thanks man!!!! :toast:
 

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i just downloaded the latest from gigabyte.theres nothing in there that you dont already see.
 
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can you see any option that lets me adjust fan speed or any other useful stuff?
 
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OK - I have following Temp/Fan Sensor: ITE IT8705F
it's a well visible chip on the bottom corner of my board.
 

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You know you've got a monster system when you can play 360p youtube without problems.
 
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You know you've got a monster system when you can play 360p youtube without problems.
I didnt even expect this celeron to play 240p :laugh:
YOU REALLY DIDN'T HELP ME!!!!! :eek:
 
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OK!
Here is are the release notes of the Chip!
IT clearly states that it supports FAN controll!!!! :banghead:
 

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look for ITE smart guardian see if it works?
 
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can you please check the document ive uploaded?
ive probably missed 1 or 2 lines - BTW thanks for helping me out :toast:
 
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OK - ITE Smart Guardian didn't work - fan is always on %100 :(
But it shows some different temps.....

It says WPM in the manual - but that requires 4 pins!!!
Why does the motherboard have only 3???
I swear! This board is SOMETHING ELSE - NO JUMPERS / NO 4-PIN / SOLDER SPOTS FOR SATA (pentium 4!!!!!!!)

Wait!!!!
Is it possible that the Temperature Doide in the Celeron is messed up?
 
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