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post #1 of 9
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CPU= Intel core 2 due E7500
2.93 Ghz

Mainboard= model: g41T-M13
Manufacturer: ECS
Chipset: Intel

Bios= Brand: American Megatrends Inc.
Version: 080015

Ram= DDR3 1333 2gb

Heatsink=Venom:king of cooling
4 heatpipes

PSU= 550w
post #2 of 9
I can't provide the BEST explanation since I'm pretty new to OC'ing myself but the basic process works like this.

1) Download the following programs: prime95, linx, hwmonitor
2) Reboot your computer
3) Hit the del, f12, or whatever key enters your BIOS
4) Go to FSB speed and change it to e.g. 10% higher than what it is now. I'm not sure, but I'm guessing the clock multiplier is locked on the E7500 so you can only change the bus speed to increase overall clock speed. Leave voltage as is and save changes and run prime95 stress test and linx (20 runs) for a while. If temps stay where you are comfortable, then you're good and can try to increase the bus speed again.
5) Now you have 2 possibilities: a) everything works fine so you're good b) you get a BSOD. There are 2 ways you can combat the BSOD. Take down your bus speed or increase your voltage. Take small steps though. Remember, a 1.4 volt processor usually only needs to go to like 1.6 or maybe 1.7 MAX before it's ready to start cooking really hot! Steps of 0.1 volt are probably enough.
6) Rinse and repeat volt tweaks until your system passes prime95 stress test for at least an hour or two and you will be fine. If the system can not bsod AND temps stay low, you're golden!
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You're going to be up against a wall with an ECS G41 motherboard. They're not really designed for that, they're great for building a computer for your mom to browse the internet for recipes.

Last ECS G41 I built with didn't have any voltage or configuration ability what so ever.
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post #4 of 9
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Originally Posted by Brautles1 View Post
CPU= Intel core 2 due E7500
2.93 Ghz

Mainboard= model: g41T-M13
Manufacturer: ECS
Chipset: Intel

Bios= Brand: American Megatrends Inc.
Version: 080015

Ram= DDR3 1333 2gb

Heatsink=Venom:king of cooling
4 heatpipes

PSU= 550w
Hmmm i cant seem to find FSB and my cpu voltage's is locked...any idea that can help me plz...i just bought this board new
post #5 of 9
Yea, there's nothing you can do about that. The G41 chipset is more or less a locked down and stripped down (as far as overclocking and customization) chipset. Its great for simple builds where overclocking won't be the concern. For example, if you put an inexpensive 775 socket dell computer, it'd more than likely be using G31 or G41 chipsets. AKA... if you want to overclock, you need to buy a new motherboard.
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post #6 of 9
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will a MSI board help me much ?
post #7 of 9
You really need a p45 chipset and an 8 pin cpu power connector for serious 775 overclocking.You can do a half decent overclock with g41 or 43 though if it's the right board.
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post #8 of 9
You'll run through many problems trying to OC on a G41 chipset. My HTPC has a MSI G41 mobo, and it was hard as hell to stabilize my E4500 to 3 GHz (only 800 MHz boost from 2.2 GHz). Plus, i got into a FSB wall at 340 MHz (it would not post no matter volts, multiplier, or even CPU)
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post #9 of 9
G41 are about as bad as it gets for overclocking. I wish people would do some research, seems like 1-2 threads a week with G31 or G41.
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