ASUS P5KC and e6850, making sure BIOS settings are correct.

Okay first of all, here are my system specs:

Raidmax RX-730SS (Modular)
ASUS P5KC Bios v.1203
Patriot 4GB PVS34G1333LLK
Hitachi Ultrastar 750GB 7200RPM 32MB
nVidia Geforce 460 GTX
Sound Blaster Audigy ZA
(I don't have any Cd/DVD-ROM drives hooked up)

Anyway, I have the e6850 running at ~3.62Mhz using these BIOS settings:

Jumperfree Settings

Ai Overclock Tuner : Manual
CPU Ratio Setting : 07.0
FSB Strap to North Bridge : 400MHz
FSB Frequency : 500
PCIE Frequency : Auto
DRAM Frquency : DDR3-1333MHz
DRAM Command Rate : 1N
DRAM Timing Control : Manual
Cas# Latency : 7
RAS# to CAS# Delay : 7
RAS# PPro Time : 6
RAS# ACT Time : 22
RAS# to Ras# Delay : Auto
REF Cycle Time : Auto
Write Recover Time : Auto
Write to READ Delay : Auto
READ to PRE Time : Auto
DRAM Static Read Control : Enabled
DRAM Dynamix Write Control : Auto
Adjust CHA SKEW Support : Auto
Adjust CHB SKEW Support : Auto

Transaction Booster : Auto

CPU Voltage : 1.4750V
CPU PLL Voltage : Auto
FSB Termination Voltage : Auto
DRAM Voltage : 1.70V
NB Voltage : 1.70V
Clock Over-Charging Voltage : Auto
Load-iLine Calibration : Auto
CPU GTL Voltage Reference : Auto
NB GTL Voltage Reference : 0.67x
CPU Spread Spectrum : Auto
PCIE Spread Spectrum : Auto

CPU Configuration

CPU Ratio Setting : 07.0
C1E Support : Enabled
MAX CPUID Value Limit : Disabled
Vanderpool Technology : Enabled
CPU TM Function : Enabled
Execute Disable Bit : Enabled

I guess my main question is that if these BIOS values look right, or if I have anything enabled/disabled that I shouldn't have. I was hoping to milk this system out of as much as I could before buying a completely new system. Thanks for anything input.
4 answers Last reply Best Answer
More about asus p5kc e6850 making bios settings correct
  1. Well I'd say that look overall right...idk about the voltage for nb on that...but seems ok...although you might be reaching the limit on that system...cpu speed/voltage-wise...
  2. Yeah, I have a small but powerful fan I bought at on the NB itself, so luckily it's not getting super insanely hot like it was before.
  3. Best answer
    yeah that's a good way to make sure it doesn't...I had a motherboard that the nb would be sitting at 67C stock everything...and in my opinion that's a bit too least compared to my other boards it is...
  4. Best answer selected by hollow ropes.
Ask a new question

Read More

Motherboards BIOS Overclocking