[ILUG] [OT] Overclocking
dave.oflynn at tinet.ie
Wed Jun 9 11:48:52 IST 1999
> Your options, i think, are:
> a) leave the fsb alone, increase the multiplier to 4 or 4.5.
> (but this won't be possible if the P2-350 PLL (multiplier) is locked, but i
> don't think it is)
> This is the best option for you i think.
I have a feeling the PLL must be locked, because when I tried increasing
multiplier (using DIP switches on the board), there was no speed
> b) increase the fsb speed. Some motherboards support 112 and (less likely)
> 133MHz fsb speeds. 112 will also overclock your pci bus, not good. this
> option is likely to be the most unstable.
As far as I can see, the only options for FSB speed are 66MHz and
> > I'm using PC100 DIMM's, so does that mean that my FSB _has_ to run at
> > 100MHz,
> > or will I just get a decrease in bus performance if I slow it to 66MHz?
> PC100 runs fine at 66MHz, just 33% slower...if you leave the FSB settings
> alone, you shouldn't need to touch cas-ras delay, or refresh rate, or add
> wait states. If you do decide to increase the FSB, then you might need to
> add wait states, (eg from 2 to 3), and so on.
If I decrease the FSB speed to 66MHz, should I be able to shove the
up to the maximum (5 or 5.5) ?
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