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Overclock AMD Athlon x2 5200+

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by TheCrow, Mar 18, 2007.

  1. TheCrow

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    Can some one tell me the best way to overclock my cpu?

    My mobo is a Asrock ALIVE-ESATA2-GLAN.

    I have managed to change my bus speed to up the speed from 2.6 to 2.8.
    But if i up it by just one more mhz the pc fails to boot.

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    I am also struggling to find the setting for changing the multiplier speed in my bios.
    I have a monster zalman cooler so i dont think this will be a problem, i would love to hit 3ghz.

    Many Thanks in advance!
     
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    Could be a locked board for OCing though, I am not for sure. Bios is the easiest way to change settings for ocing. Perhaps set your ram on a divider for starters. Instead of it running at DDR 800, try cranking it down to 667. Then, lower your multiplier (when you find it, should be in advanced settings or jumper free settings under cpu). Voltage shouldnt need to be touched at all to reach what you are wanting.
     
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    Thanks for the advice mate!

    Tried what you said and with lowering the ram speed i can raise the bus speed. But why would i lower the multiplier? Can you explain please. i would have thought i would need to raise it?

    Anyway i have managed to get to 2.9, but raising the bus to hit 3ghz wont let me boot.

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