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GIGABYTE GA-MA78GM-S2H 780G Motherboard - BIOS and Overclocking


By: | Socket AM3/AM3+ in Motherboards | Posted: Aug 8, 2008 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 86%Manufacturer: GIGABYTE

BIOS

 

GIGABYTE GA-MA78GM-S2H 780G Motherboard

 

Now we move along to the BIOS and GIGABYTE has gone with its usual Award offering, making it easy to get around just about every GIGABYTE board available. To locate the overclocking options, you simply visit the MB Intelligent Tweaker Menu.

 

GIGABYTE GA-MA78GM-S2H 780G Motherboard

 

Buses

 

CPU Frequency: 200 - 600MHz in 1MHz Increments

 

PCIe Frequency: 100 - 200MHz in 1MHz Increments

 

Voltages

 

DDR2 Voltage Control: +0.1 - +0.3v in 0.1v Increments

 

Northbridge Voltage Control: +0.1 - +0.3v in 0.1v Increments

 

CPU Voltage Control: +0.1 - +0.3v in 0.1v Increments

 

Overclocking

 

GIGABYTE GA-MA78GM-S2H 780G Motherboard

 

In the past, most 780G boards haven't let us do much or any overclocking. The GIGABYTE board, however, gave us a little head room. We managed an FSB of 235MHz stable. But this was the limit; all voltages were turned up to get it just at this level.

 

Important Editor Note: Our maximum overclocking result is the best result we managed in our limited time of testing the motherboard. Due to time constraints we weren't able to tweak the motherboard to the absolute maximum and find the highest possible FSB, as this could take days to find properly. We do however spend at least a few hours overclocking every motherboard to try and find the highest possible overclock in that time frame. You may or may not be able to overclock higher if you spend more time tweaking, or as new BIOS updates are released. "Burn-in" time might also come into play if you believe in that.

 

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