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Topic Title: Overclocking FX 55
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Created On: 07/23/2006 05:20 PM
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New to overclocking, so thought I'd give it a whirl. I was wondering if I could get the FX-55 moving faster than 3010.7? Below are some specs. I have been gaming at this speed for about 2 weeks now. The system is very stable at this speed, however like I said I'm new to this. Anybody know how to increase the speed? Any suggetions would be greatly appreciated Especially if I've done something wrong.

Motherboard= A8N32-SLI Deluxe Gaming
AMD FX-55 2.6
2 512 OCZ Gold PC4000
FYI This system is water cooled and idles at 28C

CPUID Output

Number of CPUs 1
Name AMD Athlon 64 FX-55
Code name ClawHammer
Specification AMD Athlon™ 64 FX-55 Processor
Family/Model/Stepping F7A
Extended Family/Model F/7
Brand ID 36
Package Socket 939
Core Stepping SH7-CG
Technology 0.13um
Instructions Sets MMX, Extended MMX, 3DNow!, Extended 3DNow!, SSE, SSE2, x86-64
Features NX
Clock Speed 3010.7 MHz
Clock multiplier x13.5
HTT Bus Frequency 223.0 MHz
L1 Data Cache 64 KBytes, 2-way set associative, 64 Bytes line size
L1 Instruction Cache 64 KBytes, 2-way set associative, 64 Bytes line size
L2 Cache 1024 KBytes, 16-way set associative, 64 Bytes line size
L2 Speed 3010.7 MHz (Full)
L2 Location On Chip
L2 Data Prefetch Logic yes
L2 Bus Width 128 bits


Northbridge nVidia C51XE rev. A2
Southbridge nVidia nForce4 MCP rev. A4
Graphic Interface PCI-Express
PCI-E Link Width x16
PCI-E Max Link Width x16
Memory Type DDR
Memory Size 1024 MBytes
Memory Frequency 177.1 MHz (CPU/17)
CAS# 2.5
RAS# to CAS# 3
RAS# Precharge 3
Cycle Time (tRAS) 7
Bank Cycle Time (tRC) 12
DRAM Idle Timer 16
Command Rate 2T

Memory SPD

DIMM #1 & 2 same

Memory type DDR
Manufacturer (ID) OCZ (7F7F7F7FB0000000)
Size 512 MBytes
Max bandwidth PC4000 (250 MHz)
Part number OCZ500512ELGER2

Number of banks 2
Data width 64 bits
Correction None
Registered no
Buffered no
EPP no

Timings table
Frequency (MHz) 250
CAS# 2.5
RAS# to CAS# delay 3
RAS# Precharge 3
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