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May 13, 2002 9:10:08 AM

Ok I have a new A7V333 (long story why I got it but I just upgraded from my A7V266-E and I was wondering what would be the best way to go about overclocking my AMD XP1900+ Should I just throw the FSB up to about 166 or just change the Multiplier or a little of both? Any help would be greatly appreciated

AMD XP 1900+
A7V-333
Geforce 3 TI 200

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May 13, 2002 10:37:19 AM

Theres a decent chance with a good cooler you can hit 166fsb without changing the multiplier on your cpu.

If not just drop it down .5 and hit 166, regardless your gonna want to be at 166 it just offers killer memory performance.


Also overvolt the ram and make sure your at cl2 max speed settings!

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May 13, 2002 11:33:17 AM

Overvolt the ram?

Sorry I am still working my way into computers. I have all my RAM settings at 2T or something like that... That's CL2 right?

AMD XP 1900+
A7V-333
Geforce 3 TI 200
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May 13, 2002 11:46:50 AM

Yep

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May 13, 2002 11:52:46 AM

Cool...

What was the overvolt that you mentioned?

AMD XP 1900+
A7V-333
Geforce 3 TI 200
PC2100 512MB
May 13, 2002 12:10:04 PM

Increase voltage to the ram allows faster speeds with stability, just like a processor, if you cant hit cl2 turbo with regular voltage adding some juice often can make the difference.

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May 13, 2002 12:13:58 PM

Hmmm I don't even know if my BIOS has that option atleast I havent seen it before of course I have never really looked for it... My RAM is seems stable right now with everything at CL2 however I think my windows crashed today when I tried running the old cpuid so I just dont run that program lol

Thanks alot for the info

AMD XP 1900+
A7V-333
Geforce 3 TI 200
PC2100 512MB
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