cpu multiplier

i was wondering what acually controls the multi on cpu /hardware or bios/ reason being i have an A64 6400+ black edition and the multi tops out at 16 so all i can do is lower it ..kinda wanna do the opposite :) i dont think my ram can handle an over clock its just ocz xtc 5400 667@4-4-4-12 stock ..........stop laughing!
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  1. Saitek said:
    i was wondering what acually controls the multi on cpu /hardware or bios/ reason being i have an A64 6400+ black edition and the multi tops out at 16 so all i can do is lower it ..kinda wanna do the opposite :) i dont think my ram can handle an over clock its just ocz xtc 5400 667@4-4-4-12 stock ..........stop laughing!


    Ussually the mobo will determine the range. I.E.: Some will be like 6-20 or something like that.

    The CPU determines another min/max. In the case of the BE it's unlocked. In others it's like 6-9 as an example.
  2. so its safe to say that there is no way too increase my multi.
    but if my BE is unlocked why would it stop at 16 would it not be open ended
  3. Saitek said:
    so its safe to say that there is no way too increase my multi.
    but if my BE is unlocked why would it stop at 16 would it not be open ended


    If the motherboard won't support a 17x multiplier than it doesn't matter what the CPU will do.
  4. ok so it is more mobo dependent then. well guess i'll just learn to oc like everyone else.. thanks bro
  5. Saitek said:
    ok so it is more mobo dependent then. well guess i'll just learn to oc like everyone else.. thanks bro


    Yea on a totally unlocked CPU the limiting factor on the multiplier is going to be the BIOS of the Motherboard.

    Should be too tough.

    250x4 for the HT Link and setup the RAM.
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