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Cant Overclock Threw Bios

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cs-cky

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I HAVE A HUGE PROBLEM....
I CANT OVERCLOCK MY FSB THREW MY BIOS. I HAVE A ASUS A7N266-VM MOTHERBOARD. CAN SOMEONE TELL ME HOW TO OVERCLOCK MY CPU.
 

Sazar

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Originally posted by cs-cky
I HAVE A HUGE PROBLEM....
I CANT OVERCLOCK MY FSB THREW MY BIOS. I HAVE A ASUS A7N266-VM MOTHERBOARD. CAN SOMEONE TELL ME HOW TO OVERCLOCK MY CPU.
:)

please refrain from using capitals unless you are acentuating a single word or something along those lines...

all caps == shouting and is a bit put-offish :)

cheers...
 
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cs-cky

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#4
no

i am planning to get a AMD alothn xp 1700+ jiuhb to overclock alot. there is a jumper setting but thats not what i want. i want to do it threw voltage. i can get a xp 1700+ running at 2.4 ghz with overclocking
 
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Ace123

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I can solve this one for you. To put it frankly the Asus a7n266-vm cant be overclocked. Not many MAtx boards can. You will find boards that can few and far between. I have personally destroyed this exact motherboard trying to get it to overclock. I even did some soldering on the motherboard id you can beleive that. I couple of MAtx boards than can overclock is an Fic at-31 fusion extreame board. It offers very moderate overclocking and about 3 options to do it. 140fsb is it. To my delight and that of many MAtx lovers biostar has currently released a MAtx nforce 2 board. Yup you got it. The biostar M7ncg. The good thing about this board unlike the a7n266-vm is that in its MAtx form it still supports nvidia's dual channel memory support. Meaning more bandwidth for EVERYONE. I beleive in my knowledge this board is as overclockable as the full atx versions.

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It's not the board, it's the chip. The Athlon chips (lower end ones up to like 2100's) have the multipliers locked. You have to bridge the L1 gap to OC them.

i want to do it threw voltage
HUH? You can't just up the voltage to OC a chip. You have to up the FSB and/or the Multiplier. In doing these you will find that you might need to up the voltages a little to compensate, but you can not do it through voltage only. If you are a newbie with OCing I suggest you hit http://www.tomshardware.com or http://www.hardocp.com and educate yourself
 
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Ace123

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#8
Acctually... it is the board. The motherboard he has, has absolutly no fsb options or multiplier options. So whether he had a locked cpu or not it wouldnt matter. I know because i have personal experience with the exact motherboard. If some of the older members remember an older post I had that I took a vote whether or notI should solder on the board to enable fsb options. Didnt work, destroyed the board. Oh well.
 
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Pod

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Yeah it is possible to overclock this motherboard. I haven't tried it myself yet as I won this exact board, but there is a soldering mod available to allow overclockabilty. I forgot the website with instructions but it was some forum with alot of succesful replies.
Search Google for this website...
 
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Pod

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#11
Overclocking this board Mod

Hi,
I found a link to that forum which I said i'll look for. Please remember I have not personally tried this mod yet, but if you read throught the 10 pages of the thread you'll see some people have had a sucessful mod. Please may I advise you to read carefully if you am to proceed as it can destroy your motherboard and I take no responsibilty! You may need to have a pacific BIOS version installed and things so read everything! P.S I think page 10 has a nice simplified guide with some pics.
Good luck
Here the link for you guys anyway

CLICK HERE FOR THE MOD SITE THING LOL

Thanks
 
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Pod

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#12
Oh wicked, I got my hands on a soldering iron and done the mod on page 10 of the link I gave you. And it worked perfect with my AMD Atholon 1800+ now @ 2.03Ghz...!
 

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