HD Dection Problem w/Overclocking

Discussion in 'Abit' started by David Gorick, Feb 17, 2005.

  1. David Gorick

    David Gorick Guest

    Hi All,

    I have an IC7-MAX3 with a 3.0 Northwood P4 and two Maxtor SATA HD's. I
    wanted to try some mild overclocking by increasing the clock speed. The
    problem is that at any speed over the 3.0 the bios does not detect the HD's
    and gives me a boot error. As soon as I lower it back to 3.0 everything
    boots normally. Should I be changing some other settings as well and/or am
    I overlooking something.

    Thanks, David
     
    David Gorick, Feb 17, 2005
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  2. David Gorick

    John Lewis Guest

    On Wed, 16 Feb 2005 17:47:15 -0800, "David Gorick"
    <> wrote:

    >Hi All,
    >
    >I have an IC7-MAX3 with a 3.0 Northwood P4 and two Maxtor SATA HD's. I
    >wanted to try some mild overclocking by increasing the clock speed. The
    >problem is that at any speed over the 3.0 the bios does not detect the HD's
    >and gives me a boot error. As soon as I lower it back to 3.0 everything
    >boots normally. Should I be changing some other settings as well and/or am
    >I overlooking something.
    >


    Yes, set "AGP Ratio" to "Fixed" in Softmenu and all will be well. Now
    go play with your CPU clock speed. Just make sure that the "Fixed
    AGP/PCI Frequency" setting stays at 66/33.

    John Lewis

    >Thanks, David
    >
    >
     
    John Lewis, Feb 17, 2005
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  3. David Gorick

    David Gorick Guest

    Thanks John, I'll give that a try and get back with the results.

    "John Lewis" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > On Wed, 16 Feb 2005 17:47:15 -0800, "David Gorick"
    > <> wrote:
    >
    >>Hi All,
    >>
    >>I have an IC7-MAX3 with a 3.0 Northwood P4 and two Maxtor SATA HD's. I
    >>wanted to try some mild overclocking by increasing the clock speed. The
    >>problem is that at any speed over the 3.0 the bios does not detect the
    >>HD's
    >>and gives me a boot error. As soon as I lower it back to 3.0 everything
    >>boots normally. Should I be changing some other settings as well and/or
    >>am
    >>I overlooking something.
    >>

    >
    > Yes, set "AGP Ratio" to "Fixed" in Softmenu and all will be well. Now
    > go play with your CPU clock speed. Just make sure that the "Fixed
    > AGP/PCI Frequency" setting stays at 66/33.
    >
    > John Lewis
    >
    >>Thanks, David
    >>
    >>

    >
     
    David Gorick, Feb 17, 2005
    #3
  4. David Gorick

    TomG Guest

    lock the AGP and PCI busses at normal speed (66 and 33 respectively)

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    This IP is dynamic so it *could* change!...
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    "David Gorick" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Hi All,
    >
    > I have an IC7-MAX3 with a 3.0 Northwood P4 and two Maxtor SATA HD's. I
    > wanted to try some mild overclocking by increasing the clock speed. The
    > problem is that at any speed over the 3.0 the bios does not detect the
    > HD's and gives me a boot error. As soon as I lower it back to 3.0
    > everything boots normally. Should I be changing some other settings as
    > well and/or am I overlooking something.
    >
    > Thanks, David
    >
     
    TomG, Feb 18, 2005
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  5. David Gorick

    David Gorick Guest

    Thanks Tom, but John Lewis beat you to it. His advice was exactly the same
    as yours. I appreciate the response.


    "TomG" <> wrote in message
    news:RXaRd.68201$2p.38260@lakeread08...
    > lock the AGP and PCI busses at normal speed (66 and 33 respectively)
    >
    > --
    >
    > Thomas Geery
    > Network+ certified
    >
    > ftp://geerynet.d2g.com
    > ftp://68.98.180.8 Abit Mirror <----- Cable modem IP
    > This IP is dynamic so it *could* change!...
    > over 130,000 FTP users served!
    > ^^^^^^^
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > "David Gorick" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    >> Hi All,
    >>
    >> I have an IC7-MAX3 with a 3.0 Northwood P4 and two Maxtor SATA HD's. I
    >> wanted to try some mild overclocking by increasing the clock speed. The
    >> problem is that at any speed over the 3.0 the bios does not detect the
    >> HD's and gives me a boot error. As soon as I lower it back to 3.0
    >> everything boots normally. Should I be changing some other settings as
    >> well and/or am I overlooking something.
    >>
    >> Thanks, David
    >>

    >
    >
     
    David Gorick, Feb 18, 2005
    #5
  6. David Gorick

    TomG Guest

    yeah, saw that... glad you got it sorted

    --

    Thomas Geery
    Network+ certified

    ftp://geerynet.d2g.com
    ftp://68.98.180.8 Abit Mirror <----- Cable modem IP
    This IP is dynamic so it *could* change!...
    over 130,000 FTP users served!
    ^^^^^^^




    "David Gorick" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    > Thanks Tom, but John Lewis beat you to it. His advice was exactly the
    > same as yours. I appreciate the response.
    >
    >
    > "TomG" <> wrote in message
    > news:RXaRd.68201$2p.38260@lakeread08...
    >> lock the AGP and PCI busses at normal speed (66 and 33 respectively)
    >>
    >> --
    >>
    >> Thomas Geery
    >> Network+ certified
    >>
    >> ftp://geerynet.d2g.com
    >> ftp://68.98.180.8 Abit Mirror <----- Cable modem IP
    >> This IP is dynamic so it *could* change!...
    >> over 130,000 FTP users served!
    >> ^^^^^^^
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> "David Gorick" <> wrote in message
    >> news:...
    >>> Hi All,
    >>>
    >>> I have an IC7-MAX3 with a 3.0 Northwood P4 and two Maxtor SATA HD's. I
    >>> wanted to try some mild overclocking by increasing the clock speed. The
    >>> problem is that at any speed over the 3.0 the bios does not detect the
    >>> HD's and gives me a boot error. As soon as I lower it back to 3.0
    >>> everything boots normally. Should I be changing some other settings as
    >>> well and/or am I overlooking something.
    >>>
    >>> Thanks, David
    >>>

    >>
    >>

    >
    >
     
    TomG, Feb 18, 2005
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