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Overclocking an E6400 on an Nforce4

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I was wondering, has anyone tried to overclock an E6400 on this board? If so, what were your results and how did you do it?
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Haven't done it myself, butI don't know how far you will be able to get. The nForce 4 and 5 chips for Intel's are very bad overclockers, and especially when paired with an ECS board.
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You should change the topic to "Overclocking an E6400 on a nForce5"

Yup, nF5's are bad for overclocking. This is why nVidia made the 6-series. In fact, if you check the 6-series chipsets in device manager, it will say it is a nForce5.

ECS is not known for overclocking. Just budget boards.
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I'd just really like to know how far I can go without blowing it up. =P The FSB maxes out at 1300.
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I'd just really like to know how far I can go without blowing it up. =P The FSB maxes out at 1300.
Every chip is different. You will have to see for yourself. You can go over 3GHz, but much after that it is a toss up depending on many factors. Take it slow and see what you can get
    
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