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Originally Posted by SimpleTech View Post

Most things are tied to the PCIe bus, as shown here:
intel-x58-block.png
So if you raise it too high (100 MHz being the norm) it will cause some devices to become unreponsive. I know that SATA hard drives are notrious for this. That is why extreme overclockers like IDE controllers since they bypass that issue.

Ok, many thanks. The problem seems to be solved.

Thanks