E5200 OverClocking

Micro-star international / MS-7392
July 1, 2009 at 15:17:03
Specs: Windows Vista 62bit, 2.493 GHz / 4094 MB
Ok, so i got P31 Neo2 V2 Motherboard and Intel Core Duo E5200 Processor.

I Can't overclock higher then 3.1 Ghz. My Monitor doesn't turn on. Then i tried 3.4 Ghz with CPU Voltage 4.1025.

And when i restarted PC all ran well... Until Windows started loading then it restarted itself agen.

So i tought you guys have more experience in OverClocking. Could tell me settings i should set. Please?


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#1
July 1, 2009 at 18:51:40
I didn't look at your manual but I did look at the specs:

http://www.msi.com/index.php?func=p...

Assuming you can lower the multiplier & have ALL the other necessary overclocking options available in the BIOS, here's what you should do:

- disable DOT Control
- lower the multiplier to 9.0x
- raise the FSB to 1333MHz (333MHz frequency)
- set the FSB:DRAM ratio to 1:1 (it *may* be called 1:2). In other words, configure the RAM to run at 333MHz frequency (DDR667) to match the CPU frequency
- lock the PCIe at 100MHz
- disable Speedstep (EIST)
- disable ALL Spread Spectrum settings
- increase CPU voltage as necessary to stabilize the overclock

If you can accomplish the above, the CPU will run at 3.0GHz at 1333MHz FSB with the RAM running in step at 667MHz DDR.

From this point, all you have to do is leave all the settings as-is & try increasing the CPU multiplier 0.5x at a time.

9.5x = 3.167GHz
10x = 3.333GHz
10.5x = 3.5GHz
11x = 3.667GHz
and so on.....

If the system becomes unstable at any point, increase the CPU voltage.


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#2
July 2, 2009 at 04:57:18
Thank you, very much :).

I set

333x11

FSB:DRAM too 1:1.00

Then i set PCIe 100

CPU Voltage 1.3375 And so i continue raising it too 1.4000 but still nothing.

I tried 333x12.5 And i had 4.0 Ghz. Tried raising and lowering the Voltage still nothing. I don't know did i have to lower. But i tested alot of voltage, Well not alot only from 1.3000 - 1.4000 Should i raise more?

And if the system is unstable for me. I save and Restart.. after restart Monitor doesn't turn on. Then i have to turn off and on Computer 4 times, at the fourth time it turns on And i can Change overclocking settings agen.

Well.. Am not sure about raising up too 1.6000 Isn't that too high? for 4.0 Ghz 333x12.5 Is it safe to Put Voltage too 1.6000?

I got DDR2 Extreme NON-ECC @ 4GB 900Mhz... I don't think i should put too 666Mhz or should I? My video card is ATI HD4850 @ 1GB

Edited: You there, Jam? :O

Edited agen: Well, when you come to this Forums agen. Please answer. Or anyone else


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#3
July 2, 2009 at 17:15:12
I tried 1037 x 12.5 and Core Voltage 1.2337 it gone with 3.2 Ghz Stable. with FSB/DRAM Set to Auto and PCIe set to Auto.

I tried alot of your setting ways. Didn't work :(.

I did as you said:

- disable DOT Control
- lower the multiplier to 9.0x
- raise the FSB to 1333MHz (333MHz frequency)
- set the FSB:DRAM ratio to 1:1 (it *may* be called 1:2). In other words, configure the RAM to run at 333MHz frequency (DDR667) to match the CPU frequency
- lock the PCIe at 100MHz
- disable Speedstep (EIST)
- disable ALL Spread Spectrum settings
- increase CPU voltage as necessary to stabilize the overclock

But it becomes unstable when i do that all. Well i have always Disabled EIST and Spectrum Settings, DOT Control. But i think problem is when i increase to 333Mhz there it becomes unstable no matter how much i set Multiplier. I tried 1.2000 - 1.5000 Voltages all tested. Non of those worked. Please help And i did increase voltage too 1.3333 exaclly as FSB Frequency. This is really hard. Am trying to overclock at least more then 3.2Ghz for hours.

So... Now you aren't going to look at this post becouse there is already one answer? O well gonna post another one so you can hear me. And it is in first place of post list. At least then you will help meh. I hope.


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#4
July 2, 2009 at 21:42:48
Ok, i was Trying to OverClock CPU for 5 Hours. And there is no result. All i have still is 3.2 Ghz. I had 3.3 Ghz but then it gone unstable.

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#5
July 3, 2009 at 14:24:58
Performance is in the FSB, not raw clock speed.

I'm not sure where you're at with your settings now, but you should lock the PCIe at 100MHz, do NOT use Auto. And as I stated, the CPU & RAM should run at the same frequency. Do NOT use Auto for your RAM setting. Make sure you understand what frequency means...it's not the same as the FSB. For an Intel system, frequency = FSB / 4. In other words, 800MHz FSB = 200MHz freq, 1066MHz FSB = 266MHz freq, 1333MHz FSB = 333MHz freq. I doubt you have DDR2-900 RAM, more than likely it's DDR2-800. RAM frequency = advertised speed / 2. 800MHz RAM runs at 400MHz freq. 400MHz is approx 20% faster than 333MHz, so the Auto setting would NOT be optimal.

In other words, if the CPU freq is set to 300MHz, the RAM should be 300MHz...if the CPU is 315MHz, the RAM should be 315MHz....if the CPU is 333MHz, the RAM should be 333MHz. That is what the 1:1 ratio is all about.

I caught an error I made in the previous response: "it *may* be called 1:2". It should be "it *may* be called 2:1"

I'll download the manual so I can review the BIOS chapter. I'll post back later.


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#6
July 4, 2009 at 14:33:49
Ok, thank you alot for helping. Now i have stable 3.3 Ghz with 100 Mhz of PCIe and all you said. :) 47-50C temperature. Is it good temperature? Well. Anyways. Waiting for your response ^,^.

Edited: This is my first time overclocking CPU. So its bit hard to understand for me. But i did understand, still you can post that manual please :).


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#7
July 4, 2009 at 17:52:55
You don't have a motherboard manual?

http://www.msi.com/index.php?func=d...

Skip


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#8
July 5, 2009 at 03:33:47
I do. Gonna read it

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#9
July 14, 2009 at 07:54:46
hey Exzo... i just saw ur posts. and i was in the exact same boat as you.... everybody out there seems to think that the e5200 will run at a 333MHz but it will not.... or very rarely. I do not know if this has to do with the mobo's that it is being used on or the individual units themselves.

Listen, here are settings that have worked for me. set everything to auto (for now) and turn off or turn down any "performance boosters" in your bios. Next set these settings: 275 or 280 or 285 or 290 ----> x12.5 ..... @ 1.35. (pick your prequency based on your desired overclock) ... if these do not work, even the "275", then you have a bad CPU... if you are within your thirty days of purchase, return it as defective and get a replacement. i bought through newegg, and called mine defective... i now have a new one that is much better.

good luck


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#10
July 14, 2009 at 13:08:16
That's BS. But it's people like you that allow people like me to get good deals on Newegg's "open box" items that have absolutely nothing wrong with them!

Lower the multiplier & raise the CPU frequency...that's how it works. 10.5 x 333MHz is faster than 12.5 x 280MHz.


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