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Old 08-25-2004, 07:22 PM   #11 (permalink)
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OH and judging by the original data you posted, you have the 2800+ Barton core?

You say it runs at 1.25GHz at the moment with 100MHz FSB speed. Your settings therefore should be 12.5 x 166MHz to achieve ~2.075GHz.

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Old 08-25-2004, 08:29 PM   #13 (permalink)
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good post
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Old 08-27-2004, 08:37 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Thanks a lot guys. After I reset the cmos and turned the pc on I changed the clock speed to 166 mhz (in small bits) and the system is running smoothly at the speed it's supposed to
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Old 01-11-2005, 12:54 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Originally posted by bcass
I tried that and the computer would not turn on at all until I moved the jumper back to pins 1 and 2. Also when I was looking in the manual I noticed that I didn't disable the Spread Spectrum and the manual says to when you overclock or the processor will lock up. Is this the problem?
funny i had this exact thing happen 2 days ago after oc'ing from the bios, lock up, scared the crap outta me cuz i though i fried my p4.....thn i read the manual......gee, what a concept.......hahaha

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