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Jake F Mar 30, 2003, 05:18pm EST Report Abuse
When i overclock my 2.4 p4 past 4.8 the sound cuts off and if i over clock it big time up to like 2.8 it doesn't work when i game, but when i play my music that works...any suggestions would be greatfull

Specs
2.4 p4 400 fsh
Abit be-7 mobo
Geforce4 ti 4600
1 gig ddr ram 266mhz
Enermax 430 Ps


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jake Mar 30, 2003, 05:31pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: Sound doesn't work when i overclock the cpu?
what sound card do you have? do you have an adeuate cooling solution? do you have the latest drivers?

I may be missing the point but wouldnt a 2.4GHz P4 perform extremly well with a gf4 ti 4600? for example i have an amd 1.33Ghz tbirb and i can play all my games with all the gfx details up to maximum (games like ut2003, unreal 2, c&c generals etc...).

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Jake F Mar 30, 2003, 06:05pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: Sound doesn't work when i overclock the cpu?
It is intergrated sound and i have the intel stocked cooling, the temps are right around 45-50 when i overclock it hard but when i do a little overclock like only up to 2.48 the sound will come off and on. Yeah it performs great with games like unreal 2003, just wanted to get faster speeds with it.

jake Mar 30, 2003, 06:07pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: Sound doesn't work when i overclock the cpu?
fair enough go for the overkill. but it sounds like your onboard sound chip wont handle the higher clock. are you increasing the FSB or the cpu multiplier?

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Jake F Mar 30, 2003, 11:34pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: Sound doesn't work when i overclock the cpu?
The Front side bus

Brian Reid Mar 31, 2003, 02:00am EST Report Abuse
>> Re: Sound doesn't work when i overclock the cpu?
I keep hearing people ask about increasing the multiplier on an Intel chip. Correct me if I'm wrong but from what I've heard, it's not possible to unlock the multiplier regardless of BIOS updates, etc. The only way to overclock them is with the FSB. I have heard that Intel will soon be giving up their control of the multiplier, probably because they see a huge market for it with all the overclockers out there.


jake Mar 31, 2003, 11:14am EST Report Abuse
>> Re: Sound doesn't work when i overclock the cpu?
increasing the FSB increases the operating frequency for ALL other devices on the m/b perhaps the sound chip doesnt operate properly over the specified clock.

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Jarret M. Mar 31, 2003, 11:58am EST Report Abuse
>> Re: Sound doesn't work when i overclock the cpu?
Back in the old days when I pushed my 66mhz fsb up to 83, (to get 210 from my 166mmx) my PCI bus was running at 42mhz instead of 33... and my network card used to have problems. With newer mobo's I think it still works the same way.

Michael McNeely Mar 31, 2003, 02:36pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: Sound doesn't work when i overclock the cpu?
http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2.../6,535,988

The Above link is for Mr.Reid to prove a point.
INTEL had applied for and was granted a patent for an Overclock Deterring Circuit on March 18 2003. If they decide to use this patent, I'm sure they will loose alot of loyal customers over to AMD.

Mr Jarret F. is on the money in answering the question posed.

Michael McNeely Mar 31, 2003, 02:39pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: Sound doesn't work when i overclock the cpu?
Sorry for the error !

MR. JARRET M.

Brian Reid Mar 31, 2003, 08:27pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: Sound doesn't work when i overclock the cpu?
Oh I see, so you're saying that Intels are not locked??

Brian Reid Mar 31, 2003, 08:32pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: Sound doesn't work when i overclock the cpu?
Ok, here's the first link for you. Scroll down a bit to the overclocking heading and read the first paragraph.

http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=974

Here's the second link regarding Intel possibly giving up the multiplier as I previously posted:

http://www.tech-report.com/news_reply.x/3889

Ok Michael???

Michael McNeely Mar 31, 2003, 09:08pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: Sound doesn't work when i overclock the cpu?
Brian check the dates of the info you are posring. I see 2002 on some of them. The patent I posted was granted March 18, 2003. Gotta watch those dates to stay current on whats going with the manufacturing process on processors !!!!!
Strike two.

Brian Reid Mar 31, 2003, 09:47pm EST Report Abuse
>> Re: Sound doesn't work when i overclock the cpu?
LOL, a pending patent on something that can limit the frequency of Intel's chips has NOTHING to do with what I posted. So they've applied for a patent to limit the frequency on their chips?? And? I don't see any inforation that suggest they would do this to prevent them from running at speeds other than the frequency they are sold at. That could just as easily be to limit overclocking when a certain speed is reached as it could be to prevent any overclocking. Unless you somehow have been given access to exclusive information that others have not, then feel free to "prove me wrong." I have no need or desire to prove myself to you but if you insist on questioning my posts, so be it.

The two points I made, the multiplier being locked and that Intel may give up the multiplier, were both true as shown by those links I posted. There are numerous others if you desire to search for yourself, even more recent ones so look for yourself. The third statement I made was an opinion and my own interpretation of the possibility that they would do so and why they would do it. I have already read quite a few opinions on this by other overclockers such as yourself that seem to agree with my interpretation of the events, but perhaps you consider your opinion on this some how more correct than others. Unless you personally know someone high in Intel that can tell you why they would decide to unlock the multiplier but limit the frequency then feel free to post it along with documentation. Otherwise, come down off your high horse!!!



 

    
 
 

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