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Does CPU temp effect FSB overclocking

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wuzzapiman

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Oct 13, 2002
I am wondering y i can only get 173x12..is it CPU cooling cuz its idling @ around 42C

2400+ AIUCB "9"
Abit AT7-MAX2
Corsair XMS plat. 512Mb CAS2 PC3200 bla bla bla
 

maxima88

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Jan 24, 2002
Heat can most certainly affect your o/c. The lower your temps, the higher you can o/c. Looks like your cpu temp is high based on your idle temp. What HSF are you using?
 

Goo Kenson

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Sep 17, 2002
It's either voltage or just the chips limit...With that in mind, try lowering the mult to raise fsb more and see if you can go higher. Also try raising vcore.
 
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wuzzapiman

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Oct 13, 2002
The CPU runs fine @ 1.9 V and 14x166

Some cheap coolermaster cooler...temparay...geting pump tomarrow