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A7V8X, FSB, memory speed and more

Last response: in Motherboards
March 16, 2006 1:11:49 AM

I wonder if someone could help me - I am confused!

This is Sandras printout:
Chipset 1
Model : ASUSTeK Computer Inc VT8377 Apollo KT400/A/600 CPU to PCI Bridge
Front Side Bus Speed : 2x 133MHz (266MHz data rate)
Total Memory : 1GB DDR-SDRAM
Memory Bus Speed : 2x 166MHz (332MHz data rate)

So, I have FSB slower then memory. I heard sometimes it is better to actually downgrade memory so it is just like FSB

Another thing - this is Athlon 1800. I want to upgrade it, i know I can get Barton up to 3000. Should I rather buy 2600 and OC it? Also, can I change FSB to 333? In bios I have this setting which changes FSB but that will change my processor speed as well and the CPU is already well OC'ed

Thanks and I will be glad to read some ideas from you guys!

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March 18, 2006 10:32:54 PM

come on! I know you guys know all this! help!