AMD : FSB speed or CORE speed?

Ok right now i rune my 2700+ at 11*200 so i almost only gain fsb speed... but would it be faster to reduce fsb and increase core?

Athlon 2700xp+ (oc: 3200xp+ with 200fsb) , Radeon 9800pro (oc: 410/360) , 512mb pc3200 (5-3-3-2), Asus A7N8X-X
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  1. Depends on APPS. Some applications needs more CPU speed other are bandwidth hungry, se they need FASTER fsb. Of course, if you can change your multiplier, you will get higer scores in most apps if you CPU speed get a big boost.

    The best is to BOOST both!

    If you have high-quality DDR400, you can slack the timing (6-3-3-2.5) and boost your FSB speed. 210-220MHz should be possible without much trouble. Boost a bit your RAM/CPU Voltage.

    11 x 220 = 2.4GHz (not bad!)

    If your CPU can't handle 2.4GHz and your memory can run at 220MHz : 10 x 220 will be faster than 11 x 200.

    Good O/C!!!

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  2. Thx , my ram is already at good timing....it run those timing perfectly even if its one of the cheapest ram arround (infineon)

    Athlon 2700xp+ (oc: 3200xp+ with 200fsb) , Radeon 9800pro (oc: 410/360) , 512mb pc3200 (5-3-3-2), Asus A7N8X-X
  3. No since you will sacrifice mem bandwidth. Games benefit with the higher FSB too.

    Mobile Barton 2500+ @ 2420mhz 11x220 1.7v
    Asus A7N8X Dlx 440 FSB
    1gb Geil GD pc3500 Dual Channel (2-3-3-6)
    Segata 80gb SATA 8.5ms seek
    ATI Radeon 9800 Pro(420/730)
  4. You increase the FSB for mem bandwidth, and only then the multiplier if you can. The more bandwidth, the higer the performance. Any CPU may go as high as N Mhz, the FSB is only limited by your RAM. It doesn't matter what you increase, FSB or multiplier, the CPU cannot operate beyond the N Mhz frequency stable. So you obtain that freq. by increasing the FSB and only then the multiplier. So you obtain the peak with both more bandwidth and core freq, equals higer performance then increasing only the multiplier.
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