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Old 02-18-2006, 01:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i just recently got my hands on a xp-m which is replacing my locked barton 2500+ and i want to take my first shot at overclocking! i understand the basics but i'm still alittle confused about the cpu/ram ratio. it was able to pull something like 212x11 OC, would i still be able to keep it at a 1:1 ratio with a pc-3200?

Abit NF7-sv2
XP-M 24000+ w/ thermaltake valcanoe 7+
2x256 corsair xms pc-3200
WD 80gb HD
Radeon 9600xt

and about the PSU, i plan on replacing my current thermaltake 430w power supply that came with the case, the 12v rail is only 13a, would that effect my OC performance :amazed: ? i'm looking at getting one of these two (tight budget) and want to know what you guys think.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153023
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103915

thnxs lot's guys
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corsair xms is very good ocing ram, well its ok. what is the latency on your sticks?
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i would go with the sparkle power supply. I've read nothing but good things about them. 13A on the 12V rail definately isn't good enough. Good move on the upgrade.

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it's recommended to do 2-3-3-6 T1 at 400mhz
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