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February 11, 2006, 1:38 pm
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OK, doing some learning here. Read the link a member here gave, but
the information in it doesn't really fully jibe with what the BIOS
(revision 1017, the latest stable), for my Asus A8V has for names etc.
Here are some of my chosen settings and some I have questions about:
Choice of 200, 400...1000. Chose 1000 MHz
Memclock to CPU Ratio:
Choice of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 5:3, 2:1. Chose 4:3
Choice of (IIRC) on, off. Chose auto (what is this anyways?)
Choice of 4, 2, 8. Chose 4 Beats (what is this, anyways?)
MCT TIME MODE:
Choice of 2.0, 3.0, 2.5. Chose 2.0 (I understand this one)
Choice of 5, 6, 7...15. Chose 7 (I don't fully understand this yet)
Choice of 2,3...6 CLK. Chose 2 (I don't fully understand this yet)
Choice of 2,3...6 CLK Chose 2 (I don't fully understand this yet)
Choice of 2T, 3T, 4T, auto. Chose Auto (what the heck is this???)
Choice of 7T, 8T...22T, auto. Chose Auto (what the heck is this???)
Choice of 9T, 10T...24T, auto. Chose auto, (what the heck is this???)
Choice of 1, 2...6CLK, auto. Chose auto, (what the heck is it?)
Choice of 1, 2, auto CLK. Chose auto (what the hell is this???)
Choice of 2,3, auto CLK. Chose auto (what is this already?)
Choice of 4, 5...9, auto CLK. Chose auto (yet one more time, what is
PCI Latency Timer:
Choice of 32, 64, 96, 128, 192, 224, 248. Chose 64 (Please, what is
CPU FSB Frequency:
Choice of 200, 201...300. Chose 261, don't yet understand this fully
as pertains to this type of system.
Choice of (forgot to write this one down), Chose 9.0. Still need help
understanding this one.
Choice of .800-1.700 Volts in .025increments. Chose 1.5V.
Choice of 2.6, 2.7, 2.8 volts. Chose 2.8V.
Choice of (didn't write this down). Chose 1.5V.
Choice of (didn't write this down). Chose 2.5V (what is this, guys?).
Asus A8V Deluxe Revision 2.0, Circa Dec. 2004.
BIOS 1017, (up to date).
OCZ PC 3200 Dually, 256MB ea. 2 sticks, Platinum Edition EL version,
first revision with BH6 chips.
AMD Athlon 64 3200 Venice stepping 2 revision DH-E6
Stock HS/F, Stock thermal pad.
What should I do, as I don't seem to boot with any other settings I
have tried so far, but I don't yet understand everything.
I have not run Prime95 yet because, though I have downloaded it, I am
not sure how to use it.
Sorry for all of the questions, but if I don't try, I won't learn. I
am worried that this chip is not a good overclocker so far.