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Overclocking athlon II 240 x2

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January 11, 2010 12:38:10 PM

Hi, can anyone help me with how to overclock this system, i already have it up to 3.08ghz but am sure i must be able to get more out if it. any help appreciated. Thanks AMD Dual Core Athlon II X2 240 2.8GHz 2MB Socket AM3 Asus M4A77D AMD 770 (Socket AM3) PCI-Express DDR2 800MHz RAM Speed, CAS 5-5-5-15 Timings, 1.8-1.9v VDIMM,
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January 11, 2010 3:15:29 PM

Hi newcomer and welcome to the Tom's hardware forum.

This article can help you, but be careful, your CPU isn't a BE, so, only can OC 25% or 30%
June 27, 2010 6:11:01 AM

hi i have exactly the same cpu and i use amd overdrive these are the results i got and all i changed was the HT ref. clock slider and the cpu vid on the last one (3.444ghz at 1.4250volts and 1.2250 nb vid) which is the VERY LIMIT i cannot go any higher. i would not recommend going any higher beacause all i get is crashes and blue screen of deaths. if you have stock cooling i would be very careful. i however have this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
at 3.444ghz while running a stablility test i only get it u to 78 degrees ferinhight! which is very good i defenetly thing that coolers was worth the 40$ and its very sturdy and reliable. well here you go if you have any more questions contact me at justin.sparks89@yahoo.com mabey we can push past 3.444ghz if we work together

stable clock/voltage: 2940ghz at 1.1250volts

stable clock/voltage:3.010ghz at 1.1375volts

stable clock/voltage:3.052ghz at 1.2500volts

stable clock/voltage:3.108ghz at 1.2500volts

stable clock/voltage:3.150ghz at 1.2625volts

stable clock/voltage:3.206ghz at 1.2875volts

stable clock/voltage:3.248ghz at 1.3250volts

stable clock/voltage:3.304ghz at 1.3875volts

stable clock/voltage:3.388ghz at 1.4000volts

stable clock/voltage:3.402ghz at 1.4000volts

stable clock/voltage:3.444ghz at 1.4250volts and 1.2250 nb vid


June 27, 2010 6:13:19 AM

oh and i forgot to mention i have the exact same mobo
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