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overclockin a AMD 2500+

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by conny119, Sep 10, 2004.

  1. conny119

    conny119 Guest

    has any one else got a 2500+ and a ABIT N7 V2.0? if you do in the BIOS can u just chose the setting for a 3200+ without messing sorund with mulitpliers and FSB
  2. agent-k

    agent-k Regular member

    Apr 8, 2004
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    You wouldn't be able to mess with the multipilers anyway, they're locked. In theory all you have to do is raise the Fsb to 200 (400) as that is basically the only difference between the xp2500 and the xp3200.
    XP2500=333Mhz, XP3200=400Mhz.
    Depends what memory you got as to what other things you may have to adjust.
    If you want to have a go, one of us can talk you through it.
  3. conny119

    conny119 Guest

    i can change my multipliers and everything else. all i do is go into my BIOS and go into SOFTMENU III and change CPU type to USER DEFINED and i can change anything I like. are all AMD 2500+'s locked?
  4. The_OGS

    The_OGS Active member

    Feb 18, 2004
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    No conny119,
    you can change your FSB, but the XP2500+ multiplier is fixed at 11x, you can't change that.
    166 x 11 is ~1833MHz.
    Don't 'user define' your FSB too much or you will throw your AGP and PCI badly out of spec.
    The 'factory' O/C of 200 FSB runs the CPU at 200 x 11 = XP3200+ and will joyfully use the proper dividers for AGP/PCI :)
    Very popular O/C, easy as fallin' off a log...
    But dunno if your Abit N7 is FSB200(400) capable?
    Or did you mean Abit AN7, LoL, (It is).
    Athlon must also run PC3200 @ 200(400 DDR) FSB.
  5. conny119

    conny119 Guest

    i can change my mulitpliers. my board is abit NF7 V2, i made a mistake typing it in i don't now if that make a difference

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