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ASUS P5K Motherboard - P35 on a Budget (Page 5)

By Cameron Johnson from Oct 9, 2007 @ 23:00 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: ASUS


ASUS's BIOS design has not changed. Using the Award Modular BIOS in tab menu form as we like to call it, it resembles the same BIOS look as the Intel desktop boards. Under the Advanced Tab you get your overclocking options under the Jumperfree menu which is the same setup as the older boards.


FSB Frequency: 200 - 800 in 1Mhz Increments

PCIE Frequency: 100 - 150 in 1MHz Increments


CPU Voltage: 1.1v to 1.7v in 0.0125v increments

CPU PLL voltage: Auto or 1.7v

DRAM Voltage: 1.8v to 2.55v in 0.05v Increments

FSB Termination Voltage: 1.2v to 1.5v in 0.05v increements

Northbridge voltage: 1.5v to 1.7v in 0.05v increments


Our overclocking was quite good, with all the settings we managed to get our system to a stable 510MHz FSB with a 6x multiplier, a very good result from a board with a few bottlenecks in the voltage department.

Important Editor Note: Our maximum overclocking result is the best result we managed in our limited time testing the motherboard. Due to time constraints we don't have enough time to tweak the motherboard to the maximum and find the highest possible FSB as this could take days to properly find. 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 or "burn in" time might come into play if you believe in that.

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