From: job on 23 Jul 2006 18:22
"Steven O." <null(a)null.com> wrote in message
> As discussed in another post, I recently put together a new PC with
> the ASUS A8N-E Motherboard. The MB has the NVIDIA nForce 4 Ultra chip
> set, and a Phoenix-Award BIOS (Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG, 04/07/06,
> also listed as ASUS A8N-E ACPI BIOS Revision 1013). The processor is
> the AMD Athlon 64 3500+, External clock 200 MHz. Memory: 1 Gig of
> Corsair Memory CMX512-3200C2PT (2 x 500 Meg DDR 400 chips)
> Unfortunately, the manual that comes with the board does not clearly
> explain several key BIOS parameters related to system performance. I
> have searched the ASUS, AMD, NVIDIA, and Phoenix-Award web sites in
> vain for detailed discussion.
> I am not looking to overclock the CPU -- I have no desire to risk
> overheating -- but I do want to be sure I am getting the optimum
> performance from the RAM and system bus. I am hoping that someone can
> either offer explanations of what these various parameters below mean,
> or can steer me to a document that has a reasonably detailed
> discussion of both what the parameters, what their interactions are,
> and especially what are the safe and unsafe settings for them.
> The BIOS options that seem like they are probably relevant are the
> DRAM configuration
> Max Memclock. Options: DDR 200 DDR 266 DDR 333 DDR 400 DDR 400 DDR
> 433 DDR 466 . DDR 500 DDR 533 DDR 550 DDR 600
> 1T/2T memory timing. Options: 1T/2T
> CAS latency. Options are Auto 2.0 2.5 3.0
> RAS to CAS delay. Options: auto 2 3 4 5 6 7
> Min RAS active time. Options: Auto 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
> Row Precharge Time. Options: auto 2 3 4 5 6
> Master ECC enabled. Options: disabled enabled
> Hyper transport frequency. Options: Auto 1x 2x . 5x
> Overclock profile. Options: Manual / auto / standard / AI overclock
> / AI N.O.S.
> For manual overclocking:
> CPU frequency [set at 200 by default]
> PCI express clock: 100 MHz up to 145 MHz
> CPU multiplier: x4 up to x20
> N.O.S. Option: Disable Overclock 3% 5% 8% 10%
> Thanks in advance for all replies.
> Steve O.
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From: George Macdonald on 24 Jul 2006 04:03
On Sun, 23 Jul 2006 14:42:09 GMT, John Doe <jdoe(a)usenetlove.invalid> wrote:
Ah so only you are allowed to pollute. It must be utterly horrid being
Rgds, George Macdonald