Possible to Underclock a Asus A8v, BUT by bios only?
Posted on 2006-11-27
I have a new PC at home, so i have turned my previous PC into a NAS Server using "Naslite" software, which is all good.
However as the basic specs for a naslite box is 386 pc or above and my unit is 64bit 3000+ AMD on a Asus A8V MB i am really having too much power speed, the problem i have is that i want to run server 24/7 at home but currently the CPU etc is too noisy with fan cooling running as the processor is warming up even without load.
What i wanted to do if possible is to Underclock the CPU (and or MB if needed) and therefore slow the cpu down and hopefully slow the fan etc and noise down. I can only of course use the MB bios to achieve this, as there is no OS running as such on unit, so cool'n'quiet etc isnt an option.
The Asus bios has all the included settings for clocking and has manula settings for FSB/Voltages/Mutlipliers but to be honest i am unsure which settings to maybe change or lower to try slow the CPU and hopefully cool/quiet the tower down.
REally hope someone can help