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P5WD2-Premium with 8000UL Possible?


emilyg

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Hi!

 

I just spent $500(AUD) and bought the 8000UL modules to go with the P5WD2-Premium board I have (coupled with a 3.43Ghz EE Processor - ES).

 

When i first put it in, it was read as PC2-5300... is this right?

 

I followed our mighty RamGuy's (thank-you!) guide on using the manual overclocking but it actually underclocked my CPU to 3.12 (or 3.2).

 

At the moment I'm running at 461Mhz(DDR923) CAS: 5-5-2-9 with a FSB 277Mhz (x13 = 3607Mhz)... Is that an OK amount?

 

I got the above using MemTest86 (its done 70% so far fine on the above settings) but I was wondering how far you can tweak it to get it at the optimal setup.

 

Thanks!

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WOW! That was fast:)

 

Sure. The settings are based off your guide with some tweaking...

 

(From BIOS)

 

Advanced > CPU Settings

Ration CMOS Setting: 12

 

Advanced > Jumper Free Settings

AI Overclocking: Manual

CPU Frequency: 300

DRAM Frequency: DDR2-1000Mhz

 

Performance Mode: Standard

PCI-Express: Auto

PCI Clock Synch: 33.33Mhz

 

Memory Voltage: 2.3V

CPU VCore: Auto

FSB Termination: 1.5

MCH Chipset: 1.65

ICH Chipset: 1.2

 

Advanced > Chipset (First)

Configure DRAM Timing BySpd: Enabled

DRAM ECC Mode: Auto

 

Advanced > Chipset (Second)

Configure DRAM Timing BySpd: Disabled

CAS: 5C

RAS: 4C

RAS: 4C

RAS: 9C

WRITE: 5C

 

DRAM ECC Mode: Auto

 

I think thats it. that last part, I tried both with manually setting it (like in your guide) and just letting the mobo handle it.

 

As you can see I have not much clue what I'm doing, just following what I see on the forums around:)

 

Thanks.

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I am not sure the system will run with these settings, as you are escentually running the memory at 1200 MHz.

You can use these for reference.

Motherboard make and model: Asus P5WD2 Premium/Deluxe

Each pair is tested and packaged together using the following settings:

AI Over Clock Tuner: Manual

CPU External Frequency: Manually set to 250MHz

DDR2 SDRAM Clock: Manually set to 1000MHz

PCI Express Freq: Auto

PCI Freq: 33.33

CPU Core Voltage: Auto

FSB Termination V: 1.5 Volts

MCH Chiset V: 1.65 Volts

ICH Chiset V: 1.20 Volts

Performance Mode: Standard

DRAM Timing Selectable: Manual

SDRAM CAS Latency: 5T

SDRAM RAS to CAS Delay (tRCD): 4T

SDRAM Row Precharge (tRP): 4T

SDRAM Active to Precharge Delay (tRAS): 9T

SDRAM Write Recovery Time: 5

DDR2 SDRAM Voltage: 2.2

Chipset Core Voltage: Auto

All other settings are motherboard defaults.

Maximum DDR2 recommended VDIMM: 2.1 Volts, However this DDR2 module would be the only one rated at 2.2 Volts Max.

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thanks for the reply.

 

As i mentioned in my first post thats what i first tried, that actually underclocked my CPU to be 3.2Ghz.

 

From the marketting brochure it said that the 8000UL was "made" for the P5WD2 so I assumed that it would work nicely with each other.

 

Is there anything alternative i can do? Would buying a 3.73Ghz EE Processor help? Maybe 3.6Ghz (560)?

 

Thanks.

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You can play with the CPU multiplier if its unlocked, but I would try the tested setting or try setting the memory at 800 Mhz.

 

CPU External Frequency: Manually set to 250MHz

DDR2 SDRAM Clock: Manually set to 1000MHz

 

Where is the seteting for DDR SDRAM Clock in the p5wd2? I missed that one.

 

Thanks.

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Hi,

 

I bought a 3.8Ghz CPU now, Intel 670 because the Extreme Edition wasnt doing me any good.

 

Have you got any updated settings (apart from the ones on the page) that you can possible advise me on for this configuration and the 8000UL?

 

Thanks!

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Hello aggain,

 

OK some progress,

 

I've got the the FSB to 300, multiplier is 14 and DDR is at 1000Mhz, its reporting as 8500 when it boots up, does this mean I'm going *over* the RAM's capabilities here?

 

What should be the frequency for 8000? is it 800Mhz?

 

THanks

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