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Old 12-30-2004, 09:00 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Oh...and thanks guys for the advice!

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Old 12-30-2004, 09:10 PM   #12 (permalink)
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lol i hope you learnt your lesson

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Old 12-30-2004, 10:30 PM   #13 (permalink)
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yeah the boards CAN handle up to 400MHz FSB's and unfortunately you can't just group XP's into one group like you did. Specific XP processors like the XP-Mobiles and 2500+ XP are good overclockers because of their core. Even those you don't simply jump it up by that much of an increment.
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Old 12-31-2004, 08:05 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Yup Yup...roger that.

Anyhow, if anybody ever comes across this thread for clearing the CMOS on an ASUS A7N8X (not delux)...the general steps are just a tad different than what I posted above...

The correct method to clear the CMOS and reset the bios is to:
- Unplug power cord.
- Find and take out mobo battery.
- Change the jumper setting on the mobo right next to the battery to the last 2 pins instead of the first 2 pins.
- Wait 10 seconds or so.
- Change jumper setting back to original position.
- Put the mobo battery back in.
- Plug in the pc again and turn on.
- Boot into the bios and make necessary changes.

Well, I doubt I will try to OC again. I don't think I have the cooling necessary to keep the machine stable for long periods of time OC'd anyhow. No harm, no foul...

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