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Old May 7, 2010, 09:47 PM
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Default Overclock Menu on ASUS motherboards

I've spent the last hour searching for this and can't find the answer. I have an ASUS P5VD2-VM SE motherboard, pretty old, never overclocked it before, but have seen that other people have.

I know for gigabyte mobos, it's Ctrl+F1, I was wondering what the magic keys for Asus mobos are.

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Check Asus forum.
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Check Asus forum.
I found exactly these responses when I tried searching

People in forums would say 'check asus forum'
and people in asus forums would say 'check other threads'

I just can't find those threads, so if someone actually knows, I'd really appreciate it.
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The newer boards have the AI Tweaker right up top with the other main menus. The P5K-E I have, you have to go to Advanced -> Jumperfree Settings. That's where most of the good stuff is, might be the same for your board.

Do you have the manual, or if not the paper one, have you downloaded it? Asus gives a decent listing of the various settings. Just look for the ones that apply to overclocking, like cpu frequency, dram frequency and timings, as well as your various voltages.
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Reboot + delete before it posts, everything should be rite there.
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ASUS BIOSes do not have hidden menus. Everything is right there when you go in. If you need help finding the overclocking settings, download the manual for your motherboard off of ASUS' website and read through that.
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ASUS BIOSes do not have hidden menus. Everything is right there when you go in. If you need help finding the overclocking settings, download the manual for your motherboard off of ASUS' website and read through that.
I guess my mobo doesn't have it then. I've looked through every single menu in my bios. No mention of overclocking in the manual, I didn't think the mobo could do it until other people said it could.

I've also updated the bios, but the bios is very basic...
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It may be because of the VIA chipset (if I read your mobo's manual properly)... VIA's been all about low-power embedded systems and underperforming HTPCs, so even if you could OC it I doubt you'd get very far.
Can you do an overclock through software? See if Asus has the "AI" software available for your board. I can't recommend some of the other software OC options because they've led my system to instability each time I tried.
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Reboot + delete before it posts, everything should be rite there.
Agreed. No hidden areas in my ASUS bios. It not blatantly labeled as overclocking, but the setting are all there (frequency, memory speed and timings, etc).
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