How can i overclock the pm800-m2, 2.4ghz to 3.4ghz safely, and using fan assisted cooling, i know this can be done, but im not sure of the bios settings for this, can someone help, or would it be safer for me to buy a higher processor
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Re: overclocking the cpu
Eneble cpu overcloking from bios settings, but I do not recomand this cause you might fry it..:P so...reboot , press del to enter bios settings ..choose cpu setings by pressing enter , choose overcloking ...sellect by pressing enter ..at the end ya press F10 and yes to save and reboot
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1. Stop Overclocking your CPU 2. Make sure your Heat Sink is placed properly above the processor 3. Clean the Processor fan, Heat Sink and other peripherals 4. Use High Speed fans 5. Use CPU Heat Sink Paste in the processor 6. Make sure your dint restrict the speed of CPU fan. 7. Use Additional Cooling Units 8. Check your SMPS 9. Use proper ventilation in your room 10. Shut down your computer at least two hour a day Let me know if it helps you. Use system utility tool like RegInOut to remove unwanted files , fix registry and windows errors which cause of heat problems
There are many issues to consider when overclocking and the first is to be sure that you have extra cooling for your processor. On this motherboard I do not recommend overclocking but since ASUS says that it can be done I will try to give you some places to get information on your A7V880 system. If you do not have your user's manual, you can go to the link below and download one. http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_Socket_A/A7V880/#download . Leave the OVER_VOLT1 jumper on the motherboard on the default of pins 1 & 2. Refer then to section 2.4.5 on pages 2-21,22 of the User's Manual for Jumper Free configuration overclocking settings. In BIOS Setup I suggest a CPU Multiple of 10 or less. If you choose to use the AI Overclock Tuner instead, a setting of [Overclock 20%] or less would be best. The VCORE Voltage setting will depend on the specs for the CPU that you are using. If you don't know leave it at Auto. As I said before, overheating of the CPU is a problem in overclocking and you can monitor the temperature via the Hardware Monitor. Refer to section 2.5.6 on page 2-26 of the manual. Modern cpu overclocking normally does not exceed 20% safely unless you are willing to spend a lot of money on liquid cooling and frequent replacement of damaged processors. I would be interested in hearing whether you decide to overclock or continuing with your present settings.
motherboards do not come overclocked, unless you bought it from a person that has already done that. For overclocking, you go into the BIOS but make sure you have adequate cooling in your machine. When you overclock you want the CPU cooler fan to blow away from the CPU instead of onto it. Also you want more fans blowing out the rear of the case if you have one intake fan in the front, two in the rear/side panel. Overclocking causes more heat, and shortens CPU lifetime. I believe you press F2 at boot to get into BIOS on your motherboard. in the BIOS settings you can change the multiplier, but if it doesn't add up correctly, your computer will just hang instead of boot and try a different setting. Although this mobo supports Hyper-Threading and supports Untied Overclocking Technology, so it should be simpler to overclock rather than some mobos are tricky to get it going right.
As for the graphics card with this board: it's an Intel processor so you need a graphics card made by ATI. I would recommend a Radeon graphics card with this motherboard. The motherboard is compatible with Front Side Bus 1600/1333MHz CPUs, so make sure your Graphics card you select doesn't have a FSB faster than that, otherwise you will be wasting money.
Pull your cooler off the processor and clean off the thermal paste and reapply. Seriously think about putting some bucks into a better way of cooling that monster if you are going to be overclocking. 185 degrees is pretty warm, you probably just baked the thermal paste, replacing it will get the cooling effects back in place.
Hi there. You can change the front side bus in the bios if the bios supports it, if it does be very careful not to overclock the processor to much as you can cause damage to the motherboard and blow the processor up, also bear in mind that cooling is very important when it comes to overclocking.
When the CPU overheats it shuts down especially if you overclock it.
Did you put any heatsink compound between the CPU and the heatsink (this aids heat transfer from the CPU to the heatsink/fan)?
Your BIOS may have a setting that can adjust the CPU fan speed/temperature.
You can install additional fan/s in the case to draw more air into the computer case.
To further cool the CPU, you might have to install a better and more efficient cooling heatsink/device/fan on the CPU.
You have to go into the BIOS setup and change the Multiplier and bus speed. If you do only change one at a time and in small Increments rebooting each time Does your computer do what you want it to do. If so leave it alone as one bad setting in BIOS can stuff your CPU up
try in the bios first. it will be under something like 'cpu pnp options' then select overclocking, ENABLE. then under it it may have something like a bus frequency setting. it should be at the stock setting. to overclock, set the # higher. hope that helps you, cause that's what i did. BE SURE TO HAVE ENOUGH COOLING FIRST!!!
download speedfan to check the cpu temperature. (Free)
Q6600 can overclock reaching 4GHz on water cooling. but be careful though always watch your processor's temperature keep it as low as possible and if it overheats try lowering the processor speed and voltage.
If you have overclocked:
1. CPU or motherboard not up to it - run at default speed; or
2. Memory - try using other memory; or
3. Video Card - see if you can run the Video card at default speed and not with overclock speed; or
4. You may need to up the CPU B+ a bit.
If not overclocked:
a. Set BIOS/CMOS to default settings; or
b. Disable any overclocking feature (even if not used); or
c. Lower you CAS latency.
Hope this be of some help/idea. ood luck and kind regards.