I just sold my EUPA IBB motherboard (Intel 440BX chipset) mobo and Bought a ASUS CUSL2-C.
With my old mobo I got my 566 celeron chip stable at 956Mhz (112x8.5). But now with my ASUS I can only get it to post at 926Mhz (108x8.5). I was going to return the ASUS for a different kind of motherboard, I was thinking about going to ABIT (se6?). What do you think? I'm also hoping that the Abit board will be cheaper, What boards have you ppl have had success with??
Neither of those numbers are bad for a 566MHz chip.
I'm personally going to get the CUSL-2 board sooner or later, because it has native 133MHz FSB support, which means I can finally get my AGP speed under control, as well have 4x AGP support.
Bascially it seems like Abit and ASUS boards are the preferred ones for overclocking, but your results are going to vary between boards. If you're absolutely trying to hit that old number again, exchange the boards out and see if the new one is more capable.
hmm just start the cpu, how so?
The highest voltage that the CUSL2-C will let me reach is 1.80.
luckily that was the same voltage that I used on my old mobo. But atleast I could, and did, test voltages right up to 2.10 with my old mobo.
Is there any bios flash or crack that will let me go higher with the voltages?
Better hang on to your CUSL2, its the best socket 370 board money can buy! I think so anyway, BUT it does take some tweaking to get it at top performace. Go to www.cusl2.com and read all the forums, load all the best drivers and upgrade the bios to 1006 final, it rocks! you will love the board after its setup right, very very stable with Win ME & 98SE, I got my 700E to 1000, 143FSB no problem, good luck!