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OC'ing a 1055t on what seems to be a limited BIOS?

I got my 1055t up from 2.8 to 3.28 just by increasing the CPU FSB frequency. However, I think my BIOS functions are limited :(

I can increase the FSB freq but not the NB ratio/frequency. The BIOS is the American Megatrends V1.08. Here's the mobo specs:

MSI Global – Mainboard - K9N2GM-FIH]MSI Global – Mainboard - K9N2GM-FIH

Here was one of the easier to read tuts for the 1055t in an MSI BIOS. I dont have any of that options regarding NB frequency/ratio. I cant even see my NB frequency! It's also a "light" tutorial, so he doesn't even go into increasing voltage.

http://www.kitguru.net/components/cpu/zardon/overclocking-the-amd-1055t-3700mhz-out-of-the-box/2/

I'm kind of a beginner/intermediate OC'er so if I sound dumb, I apologize. This is only my 2nd CPU I've tried to unlock. My first was a BE, so all I had to do was increase the multiplier.

Do I just need a mobo with a better BIOS for OC'ing? Can I bring this up some more safely or just leave it at 3.28?

THANKS!!! :pt1cable:
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    yes .. get good mobo Chipset min 880 / 890/ 970 /990 for oc it , if you don't plan upgrade .. try drop your RAM ratio and raise FSB , drop HTlink too .. i never oc 1055T use DDR2 :D
  2. Ok this is what I got...and am up n running >:) Got DDR3-1866 8gb also

    http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=574
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138348

    Got kind of a dumb question though...it came with a disk, do I need to do anything with it LOL? It looks like the drivers and stuff. Its been a long time since I actually built a PC from the mobo up.

    THANKS!
  3. and 1 ..good cooler ? hyper 212 evo or other, that mobo ready for OC but power .. is 5power phase design ... isn't good . you much over 10$ and get GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3 AM3+ .. had 8+2 power phase
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128519
  4. Yeah got a hyper 212...
  5. Best answer selected by jlird808.
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