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03-26-04, 05:19 AM #1
AMD XP-M FSB trick really nescaserry?
I was wondering if those wire tricks are really nescaserry. Can't you just up the FSB and Multiplier in the BIOS?
Isn't the wire trick just a way to makes things a bit easier in the BIOS or will it just not work wothout them?
Besides the wire trick there is also the other trick of course. Forgot how it was called :-)
03-26-04, 06:05 AM #2
the L12 wire trick is what you're talking about. NF7(-S) motherboards sometimes don't like to get very high FSB with 133MHz FSB chips. so when you make it into a 166MHz FSB chips, it may allow you for higher FSB clocking."<The_Coolest> You can't unwaste wasted CPU cycles" - Start FOLDing now!
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03-26-04, 06:08 AM #3
ah ok, that sounds logical.
now I know I have to do the trick when my 2400+ XP-M arrives :-)
thnx for the reply!
btw: I ment the L12 too :-)
03-26-04, 06:46 AM #4
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The other one I think is called the 8-bit mod which force the cpu to default @ 200mhz.
I heard it gives minimal performance gain on boards other than the NF7. On my old NF7, it gave me 30mhz fsb increase. It's definitely worth it on the NF7.
03-26-04, 08:07 AM #5
If you want to get above 21* in FSB you MUST do the L12 mod if you are using an Abit NF7 board.