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Gigabyte m68m-s2p won't let me oc

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paradise660

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Sep 18, 2016
I have the motherboard listed above, ver 2,3 and it's paired with an athlon II x4 640, which needs a much needed oc. I've tryed a few times oc-ing but no luck, the mobo just enter in safe mode when i push him to 3,1 Ghz, raise the voltage to 1,4, set ram to stay in the 800 mhz range, and set the NB multiplyer down -x1, disable c'n Q, and core control to manual, also i've tryed different combos with those settings voltages and even reflash bios (thought it was damaged) but i can't oc it, this thing just can't take it, also i have tryed with the EasyTuner in windows and over 205 fsb= freeze.
I know that's a ****ty mobo but others have managed to oc, but mine it's just garbage, any ideas?
 

Mr.Scott

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Jun 9, 2013
HT link speed has to stay below 2000 on that board. It is really only an AM2 board.
 
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paradise660

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Sep 18, 2016
I've tryed to keep it around 1000, that's by default. I'll put some pics with my bios and how i've tryed to oc it.
//I've tryed again to oc it, just by your answer and worked a lil, sometimes post ok sometimes goes in default settings it's crazy.
Pics:
cpu load no oc.png Idle cpu no oc.png
Those two are w/o oc just stock.

http://epvpimg.com/1Yyob
My bios

http://epvpimg.com/qjc0b
http://epvpimg.com/qIwRf
http://epvpimg.com/PdTpb
1st try, highlited options i've disabled and just bump the fsb to 205 no voltages changed, it posted but sometimes not.

http://epvpimg.com/9N9Cd
... my beloved background, makes me happy ...(the mobo going to default settings)

http://epvpimg.com/5iy1c
http://epvpimg.com/Ioase
I modified those and i was able to go with it to post even with fsb to 220, but when i try to go even more he won't take it, raised the voltages, nope, tryed fsb 250 and cpu ratio x14 with ram at x3.33 and nb to 4x to have a perfect situation with 800 mhz ram 1000 ht link and 3,5 ghz with +0.100V, but idk why is not working, i'm pretty noob with oc but i think the basics is there.. thought i'd mentioned that.
Also i've run prime95 half hour and i got a 60 C temp.
 
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trents

Senior Member
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Dec 27, 2008
That motherboard is has a weak power phase component and is not going to let you OC that CPU very much at all.