DFI LANPARTY LGA775 Showcase: The 925X-T2 & 875P-T

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LANPARTY 875P-T: BIOS & Overclocking

DFI also did a good job with the LANPARTY 875P-T's BIOS.  Everything that hardcore overclockers look for in a Canterwood motherboard is there, along with the same useful extras found on the LANPARTY 925X-T2...

Geared for Overclockers




Just like the 925X-T2, and just about every other motherboard available, the standard BIOS menus house all of the common tools necessary to enable, disable or tweak all of the board's integrated peripherals. These menus look just like any other motherboard that is equipped with a Phoenix / Award BIOS.  But it's in the "Genie BIOS Menu" and in the "CMOS Reloaded" menu that you'll find all the good stuff...

Overclocking Tools: LANPARTY 875P-T
Who Needs the i925, When We've Got Canterwood?



The LANPARTY 875P-T's Genie BIOS Settings menu is home to all of the board's overclocking tools.  From here, users can lock the PCI and AGP clocks, alter voltages, and alter Front Side Bus speeds.  The CPU voltage can be set as high as 1.975v in .025v increments, and FSB speeds between 100MHz and 400MHz are available in 1MHz increments.  The DDR memory voltage can be set as high as a whopping 3.2v, in .1v increments and AGP voltages between 1.5v and 1.8v are available in .1v increments.  And the LANPARTY 875P-T is also equipped with the very same CMOS Reloaded options found on the 925X-T2, which make it a breeze to save and re-load multiple BIOS configurations.

Max OC=266MHz
We also spent some time overclocking with the LANPARTY 875P-T. To complete our overclocking tests, we first locked the APG/PCI clocks to 66MHz/33MHz and relaxed the memory timings a bit.  We then raised the memory voltage to 2.9v, the AGP voltage to 1.6v, and raised our processor voltage by .1v.  We then lowered our processor's default multiplier from 18 to 14, and begun raising the front side bus speed until the test system was no longer stable.  We were able to hit an FSB of 266MHz with the LANPARTY 875P-T, an increase of 66MHz.  Had we jacked voltages up a bit more, and used PC4400 RAM instead of PC3500, this board would likely have gone even higher...


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