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September 24, 2010 7:56:01 AM

win7 64 bit
780i 3xsli
800 2x2GB ram
q8200 CPU i and get it to 1800 FSB
1080p monitor
1x gtx480
1000w PSU

after market fan on CPU
what is the best way to over clock this to get the most out of everything??
gaming rig!

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a c 197 K Overclocking
September 24, 2010 11:29:42 AM

This should be your first stop.
Core2 Overclocking Guide
http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/259899-11-core-over...

Next stop should be a guide for your particular motherboard. Google is your friend.

Go through the guides. Then take your core voltage off Auto and set your memory voltage to factory recommended values. Change the System Memory Multiplier (or whatever your BIOS calls it) from AUTO to 2.00, 2.00B, or 2.00D - whichever you need to set the Memory Frequency to twice the FSB. Then when you increase the FSB, the memory clock will rise in in proportion with it. At an FSB frequency of 333 MHz (FSB clock of 1333 MHz), your memory clock should be at 667 MHz.

Download CPU-Z to check your FSB:RAM ratio. It should be a 1:1 ratio.


September 24, 2010 11:22:08 PM

System Memory Multiplier (or whatever your BIOS calls it) from AUTO to 2.00, 2.00B, or 2.00D

This setting does not appear to be accessible in the ASUS BIOS, specifically the 1366 flavors.

What is available is the DRAM Frequency, the result of the multiplier, being able to choose from:
800
1066
1197
1333

I know the OP doesn't reference this, but as a point in general that I am trying to clear up, be consistent on....unless you know differently.

On the ASUS you choose the DRAM frequency and that sets the multiplier, so it is sort of backwards?
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September 24, 2010 11:24:20 PM

By the way, loyaknow....who makes the PSU? and the HSF?

You got a nice GPU in there and PSU if it is a good brand...smart moves, those are keepers if you upgrade.
September 28, 2010 5:57:29 AM

i have a EVGA GTX480
and my PSU is Rosewill BRONZE series RBR1000-M
1000W Continuous@40°C, 80Plus Bronze Certified.

sweet well thanks for all the help guys ill let you know if
i need help.

September 28, 2010 6:00:14 AM

oh and my HSF is a Thermaltake - Spin-Q Universal CPU Cooler
September 28, 2010 6:16:31 AM

i got my FSB to 1900

what should my ram be?
its DDR 800 but what should i put it at?
thanks.
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