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Hey all this is my first attempt at over-clocking so i may be missing something as i only now the very basic's

Im trying to get my Q8300 to 3.0Ghz and I have got it to 2.9Ghz and cant get any further

My Cpu Freq is 399 if i go to 400 my pc wont boot

My Vtt Voltage is 1.2370 . i have tired 1.24375 , 1.25000 but still not luck at 400

Ive got a few more things to play with but i dunno what any off it does or changes

They are

Dram freq - Auto (currently)
PCI Express -Auto
Memory Voltage-Auto
NB voltage -Auto
Cpu Vcore - Auto
Auto Psi - Enabled

My temp's are good never seen any cores go over 40.C

Any help or point in the right direction would be grate thanks
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G41 chipsets can't really go to 400MHz FSB. mostly G41's have a FSB wall at 343-350MHz. that's why it will not POST.
Edited by croy - 12/17/11 at 6:34am
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You won't notice a difference between 2.9 and 3, so I wouldn't worry about it.
     
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