Saturday, February 28, 2015
Search
  
Most Popular
Hardware Reviews
PC Parts
Lexar Professional Workflow DD512 512GB Review
Shuttle SH81R4 mini PC review
OCZ Arc 100 240GB SSD review
Crucial MX200 500GB SSD review
Crucial BX100 1TB SSD review
WEB Reviews
Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5 V.3 4TB SAS 6Gb/s HDD Review
OCZ Vector 256GB SSD Review @ Custom PC Review
Gigabyte F2A85XM-D3H
NZXT Phantom 630
Auvio Bluetooth Portable Speaker Review
Corsair H90 CPU Cooler Review
BIOSTAR Hi-Fi Z77X (Intel Z77) Motherboard Review
Noctua NH-L9i Cooler Review on Technic3D
Breaking News
New Draft Bill Focuses On Consumer Data Privacy
Uber Says Breach Affected 50K Drivers
Google Showcases Future Silicon Valley Headquarters
Lenovo Offers Free McAfee LiveSafe Following Superfish Security Concerns
Yahoo Gains Search Share
Twitter To Offer More User Safety Features
Google to Start Ranking Mobile-friendly Sites Higher
Qualcomm Extends LTE to Unlicensed Spectrum to Enhance Mobile Experiences
Home > Hardware Reviews > PC Parts

Thursday, April 12, 2007
Biostar T-Force P965

3. BIOS setup

The BIOS is based on the Phoenix implementation:

Under the overclocking Navigator Engine tab, we can control all the major functions related to voltages and clock speeds.

There are three pre-defined overclocking settings, (V6 Tech - 10%~15%, V8 Tech - 15%~25%, V12 Tech - 25%~30%), but for our tests we will set all parameters manually.

The FSB can be raised as high as 600. We will see later on if this really possible:

The DRAM Frequency only has 4 settings, from Auto to DDR2-800MHz.

Each setting represents a different FSB:RAM ratio, so be careful what you select:

  • DDR2-533 (1:1)
  • DDR2-667 (4:5)
  • DDR2-800 (2:3)

Memory, CPU, FSB, NB, SB and ICH voltages can be set according to the following table.

BIOS Setting Feature:
CPU Clock Multiplier
Not possible to set
CPU bus frequency
266 to 600MHz in 1MHz steps
CPU voltage
1.10000V to 1.80000V in 0.00625V increments
DRAM voltage
1.90V to 2.60V in 0.10V steps
PCI Express frequency
Auto, Fixed 100 MHz
i965 MCH voltage
1.25V to 1.55V in 0.10V steps
FSB voltage
1.20V to 1.50V in 0.10V steps

The North Bridge chipset controls the DRAM. By default, all settings are set to Auto. Of course, users can take control and adjust the memory timings as desired:

The Hardware monitor is valuable in determining the running temperature, voltages and fan speeds on your system:




Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message


 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .