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  1. #11
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    i got same mobo, its your system settings, just that you gotta check the jumpers, mine also did same thing till i fixed that fsb thing. also,i raised the system bus to 145mhz(on bios) with pc-2700(333mhz) and that was the most stable since it wouldn't start at 148mhz. now i put this pc-3200(400mhz) and i can raise the fsb to 150mhz(stable) or maybe to the 166 but i just stayed back cause i don't really got good enough cooling(sys and cpu temps are allways 39-44 idle and load). but maybe i should raise it to 140 or 145, any recommendations about putting a lil more on the vcore? or doing anything else besides unlocking it?(for oc'ing, and i'll get better cooling)
    My rig:
    amd athlon xp 2500+ barton core @2.16GHZ (180mhz 12x)
    cooler master x-dream(with cooler master high performance thermal compound)
    mobo: asus a7n8x deluxe
    512mb of ddr pc-3200
    radeon 9500 pro
    pctv tuner card
    antec 5.1 speakers
    antec case with 5 80mm fans
    430 watts psu
    15" monitor @ 1024*768 32bit 70hz
    48x cd-rom, 52x24x52x cdrw
    2x 160gbs 7200 rpm 8mb buffer maxtor hdd
    win xp pro with sp1a
    all drivers updated

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  2. #12
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    Yeh i checked the mobo and it was the defult setting that was screwing me up.

    There was a switch set "On" 100Mhz(defult).
    I read the manuel and it said, to run it on 266/333 u have to turn that off!!!

    so i did it and now is running at 2400+. The temp is OK as well at 100% 42-43 and idel 36-38.

    Thanks Alot Guys!!!

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