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Hello, I just revived an old e8400 build. It's on a GA-p35-ds3l cooled by some big xigmatek cooler.

I'm going to over clock it so I'm just looking for some quick guidelines like max temps and voltage.

Thanks
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post #2 of 6
People generally keep it within 1.375v.

I personally run my e7500 (basically same 45nm) at 1.4v at 4.2ghz. Nothing has happened to it till date.

So for 24/7 use stay within 1.4v and keep your temps lower than 75-80C.
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Hello, I just revived an old e8400 build. It's on a GA-p35-ds3l cooled by some big xigmatek cooler.

I'm going to over clock it so I'm just looking for some quick guidelines like max temps and voltage.

Thanks

I had an E8500 years ago that did 50xx mhz on water with 1.4x voltage. Its all depending on your board. The board i used a P45 UD something was able to do 530fsb
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Not gonna waste my time with water on this one. Just a basic rig for the GF to play the sims on. Thanks for the replies though, much appreciated.
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Not gonna waste my time with water on this one. Just a basic rig for the GF to play the sims on. Thanks for the replies though, much appreciated.

4.5 should be easy on air.
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Rather than make a new thread...

So I overclocked this setup (p35-ds3l + e8400) to 4ghz @ 1.3v. Prime stable for 12 hours. However, when I shut it down at the end of the day it won't POST in the morning without clearing the CMOS...

Any idea what's going on?
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