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June 14, 2005 6:26:59 AM

i'm wondering if a SLot 1 PIII on a Soyo mb can be slightly OCed? no one in OC forum is helping me so i though that maybe the more traffic in this forum would help...

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June 15, 2005 3:15:04 AM

the links r down and it was made for windows 95/98/nt
June 15, 2005 3:19:05 AM

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Google 'SoftFSB' and use it.


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June 15, 2005 3:24:17 AM

oo founded some links that work but still onbt for xp and i know that can cause problem....
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June 15, 2005 3:30:31 AM

that is the thing it don;t work with 2000
xp is more 2000 than NT i belive as that NT is too hard for the common users (or maybe i'm wrong? on the surface lookes 2000 but the core is NT??) help me out here :p 
June 15, 2005 3:33:02 AM

Correct.

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June 15, 2005 3:37:09 AM

um which one the XP is more NT or more 2000?
June 15, 2005 3:39:57 AM

XP is built on 2000

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June 15, 2005 3:44:49 AM

then the softFSB won;t work then it don;t support 2000 it supports windows NT 4.0/5.0 so i'm gona assume that its old... i think that i would have to go into the bios and hope that i can uturn up the FAS there.... how much ya think i can turn it up? with cpu-z i can see i have a 100.2 MHZ of FSB
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June 15, 2005 5:43:42 AM

Most Soyo boards support manual overclocking in BIOS.

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June 15, 2005 11:52:04 AM

Version numbers:

NT.......Ver. 4.0
2000.....Ver. 5.0
XP.......Ver. 5.1
XP x64...Ver. 5.2
2003.....Ver. 5.2



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June 15, 2005 9:33:59 PM

really? wow i check that out lol what hoe much do you guys think i should OC it (it have a stock cooler built in...)
June 15, 2005 10:50:11 PM

which one do you have ? I used to have P3-500 Katmai (I think ?), and it would overclock to maybe 520 Mhz.. quite an astonishing improvement, I guarantee you.

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June 16, 2005 1:57:31 AM

um i have a (accorindg to CPU-Z:
Intel Pentium III E
Coppermine Core
Brand ID: 2
Package Slot 1 SECC2
Techology: 0.18 U or 180 nm
Voltage: 1.680V
Spec: Intel Penrium III E 550mhz
Family:6
Ext. Family: 0
Ext Modle: 0
Model: 8
Steeping: 1
Revision: cA2
Instructions: MMX, SSE
Core Speed: 551.2 MHZ
Multiplier: x5.5
FSB 100.2MHZ
Bus Speed: 100.2MHZ
L1 Data 16 KB
L1 Code: 16KB
Lvl 2: 256 KB

o and btw there was a setting in the bios to overclock!! the memory too i beleive!!! how much should i turn it up for? the AGP slots is locked though.... hmm i wonder when i upgrade to AMD 64 X2 should i get a soyo mobo? or is it oneo f throse things that are not good no more? or there is better OC mobos?
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June 16, 2005 1:59:49 AM

BTW the thing goes by increasement of 50 MHZ....... so i dounno if i can acheive jsut 20 MHZ of increament, this should help when i'm haloing :p 
o and i bascially run my PC w/O a case cover..... i didn;t brother to put it back on since last time i tried to make my damned toshioba work,
wusy, still no word on sheep 3 dvd burner, LiteOn don;t have it as far as i can tell..
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June 16, 2005 2:26:30 AM

is katmai the name of the core of the socket version of the PIII? and what does E mean lol? and is there any bench marks to see if this coumputer will OC and by how much??
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June 16, 2005 2:52:18 AM

hmm ok, off core? isn;t that is slow as hell with transfer rate? well i think i'm goan try +50MHZ for starters and see how much more performance i can squeeze out, my video card is great (readeon 9200 256mb) compared to my cpu so that i should worry about that
i got some 512 mb of Sdram (according to CPUZ) so..... wish me luck to not burn anything out, or will it auto shut down?
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June 16, 2005 3:14:32 AM

i would guess so, i jsut wish that they'd offer expansion slots for caches, which are like super rams (or maybe bring rumbus back? i heard that they are good but too expensive at the time, are they bad now with ddr2 and them new ddrs?) with these the gaming enthoustic should be happy

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June 16, 2005 4:21:15 AM

E means Enhanced, it stands for the full-speed on-die cache of Coppermine core processors, which overclock quite easily. Your 550E should easily reach 733MHz at 133MHz FSB, if you have PC133 SDRAM.

No, you're looking at the wrong options to overclock, you can't increase the multiplier as the CPU is locked. You can't go from 550 to 600MHz simply by changing from 5.5x to 6x. You have to raise the bus speed to overclock.

Most compatable boards supported a 133MHz bus with a 33MHz PCI bus, but many had to overclock the AGP in the process, which means you should be using a card from around 2001 for optimal results.

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June 16, 2005 4:34:07 AM

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E means Enhanced, it stands for the full-speed on-die cache of Coppermine core processors, which overclock quite easily. Your 550E should easily reach 733MHz at 133MHz FSB, if you have PC133 SDRAM.

No, you're looking at the wrong options to overclock, you can't increase the multiplier as the CPU is locked. You can't go from 550 to 600MHz simply by changing from 5.5x to 6x. You have to raise the bus speed to overclock.

Most compatable boards supported a 133MHz bus with a 33MHz PCI bus, but many had to overclock the AGP in the process, which means you should be using a card from around 2001 for optimal results.

hmmm where do i check what my memory's FSB is? zpuz don;t tell me as my memory stick r too old....
i might be able to pull a switch from my dad's compouter and take his 512 MB ram (that is on one stick whereas mine are on 3 lol...) and use that only i don;t no if my mobo will support this... my AGP thing is locked tho.....(grayed out) as that my card is a 8X AGP sapphire Readeon 92000 Alantis 246mb ddr memory and idk if my mobo even fully reconize it lol
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June 16, 2005 4:51:16 AM

With most chipsets, changing the CPU bus (FSB) changes the memory speed automatically. What specific Soyo board is it?

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June 16, 2005 5:09:41 AM

ok its a Sy-6vba 133
says it support PC-133 Pc-100 Sdram DIMMs and i think my dad is some
Ultra 512MB PC133 SDRAM 133MHz Memory
if my memory serves me...
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June 16, 2005 6:19:29 AM

That chipset supports 133MHz CPU bus natively, no problem overclocking. I think it also supports a 133MHz CPU bus/100MHz memory bus split, just in case you have PC100 rather than PC133, but I can't remember with certainty.

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June 25, 2005 1:47:58 AM

i can't find the FSB.......................... where is it under usually in the cmos (or is it the bios, me confused...)
June 25, 2005 6:26:07 AM

My Soyo board (KT600 dragon v1.0) has an fsb jumper, maybe yours does it that way as well.

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June 25, 2005 1:19:21 PM

um damn bad time to not find the damned manuel better hope soyo have one online...
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June 25, 2005 1:47:13 PM

ok found it! yay ok now do i just set the jumper to 133MHZ? i have a 100MHZ cpu btw, then i turn up the multipler?

o and do i <b>have</b> to use a 133MHZ ram after this? if so i need to pull my dad's 133MHHZ 512 out.... better do it fast while he is away :p <P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1><EM>Edited by TheHolyLancer on 06/25/05 10:49 AM.</EM></FONT></P>
June 25, 2005 3:25:30 PM

Depends if you can run the RAM asynch. or not. If there's a spot to set RAM speed in BIOS (My old A7V133 had one), maybe it can run 133fsb and 100 RAM - just have to try it and see.

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June 25, 2005 5:38:07 PM

so i just set the jumper turn up the mulitplier and off i go? cuz i turned up the multiplier and it was non responsive
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