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Old September 12, 2007, 07:42 PM
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hey guys just need some help and advice:

i have some old stuff and i was trying if i can get overclock to these:
i have pentium D820, Asus p5b-vm DO motherboard and corsair 2GB pc-5400 ddr2.

i tried to overclock the proc. (stock at 2.8ghz) and the limit i can use is 235mhz fsb (from 2.8ghz to 3.2ghz).

my question is, is there any posible way to increase more or the motherboard can only overclock up to 235mhz only.
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Old September 12, 2007, 07:48 PM
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Have you been watching your temps? What kind of cooling do you have on that?

Those D model pentiums were toasters!!!! :)

That would be my first guess as to what could be holding you back.
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Old September 12, 2007, 07:57 PM
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@3.2 ghz, using zalman 9700led it hits 42 at idle mode and 46 in full load. any reasons why it cannot go higher using p5b-vm do motherboard?
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