Overclocking Problem

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  1. james99654

    james99654 New Member

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    So, I just recently overclocked my computer ~200 mhz.. here are the specs..

    MSI k7n2 Delta Motherboard
    AMD Athlon XP 2600+ Barton-Locked Multi-11.5
    1 Gig Centon PC2700

    Vcore-1.7
    Multi-11.5
    FSB-185 (moved from 1.9ghz, to 2.13)

    However, at the time I bumped my FSB up to 195 and left the Vcore at 1.7 and I tried to boot windows, and I got a message saying it couldn't find NTFS.sys. So I moved the FSB back down to 185 and there aren't any problems. Was that just because I did not bump the Vcore up more, or do I now have a big hardware problem that I didn't know about until now?
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    DO NOT TOUCH VCORE!!!

    I have a 2500+ that gets to 3200+ speeds without deviating from "stock" voltage.

    changing the voltage is what frys chips. a 15% FSB O/C is decent.
     
  3. lowfat

    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    i've run my barton @ 1.85V and have been for a year....I have run up to 2V without any troubles either.

    It's probably your ram however that is holding you back. your using pc2700 which is 166FSB ram.

    most non-mobile 2600+s are really poor OC'ers. To get to 200FSB with mine it required 1.9V. Which isn't recommended unless you have serious cooling.
     

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