0 Replies Latest reply on Apr 4, 2017 12:50 PM by thisdude

    fx 8120 zambezi only gives me 1438 mhz with my msi 970 gaming motherboard

    thisdude

      Hi there wondering if anyone has come across this problem before or has a fix for this my cpu 8120 zambezi am3 chip will not over clock nor will it even clock to basic specs of 3100ghz i am stuck at 1300mhz to 1488mhz  no matter what i do in bios menu and i have tried all versions of bios flashing for this motherboard msi 970 gaming (ms-7693)(cpu-1) chipset model rd9x0. i tried another fx 4 core chip same thing will not go past 1488mhz  is it the board ? or is there a bit of software to unlock my board or chip ? maybe my board is pooched ? my son has the exact same board and chip his has no problem overclocking to 4.1mhz we have the same memory 2133 ..any help would be great thanks guys