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So, earlier today I stumbled upon an overclocker utility called ClockGen. I downloaded it and began overclocking carefully. So what happened was that everytime I went above 235MHz on the FSB I'd get a bluescreen. I don't know why, and I can do it again to get the error report.

Here is my system: (I actually went to get the motherboards box to see what model it is)

Motherboard: Elitegroup C51GM-M?
Rest should be down there.. *point*

Now I am overclocked to these settings and it is working good.

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With ClockGen

CPU: 2211 MHz
FSB: 232,50 MHz
RAM: 368,13 MHz
PCIE: 135,84MHz
PCI: 56,28 MHz
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With ExperTool

Core: 502 MHz
Memory frequency: 700MHz
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I guess if I got another utility that let me configure the CPU, FSB and RAM separately it may help because I read about getting BSOD's with more than 240MHZ FSB on similar motherboards.

Can somebody help me plz? With a safe setting XD
Maybe point their fingers on a good overclocking utility.

If you need anymore info, I would be happy to provide.
Thanks

EDIT:

Even though it might be a gogus value Speedfan and Everest says that I am running the CPU at 25 degrees centigrade. (Celcius?) When idle.
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It's best to set your oc in your bios instead of doing it in windows.

It works for a graphics card, but messing with your processor freqs is risky while your pc's running.

I'm guessing your HTT multiplier is at X5 making it about 1160Mhz.
You should keep that under a 1000Mhz

Also plz post a screenie of cpu-z showing us your specs.
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It's best to set your oc in your bios instead of doing it in windows.

It works for a graphics card, but messing with your processor freqs is risky while your pc's running.

I'm guessing your HTT multiplier is at X5 making it about 1160Mhz.
You should keep that under a 1000Mhz

Also plz post a screenie of cpu-z showing us your specs.
Risky..? Oh dear... Well 300MHz didn't hurt. But in the BIOS? that sounds complicated and I tried that with my old Thunderbird (1GHZ) it wouldn't boot up.

Anywhoo.. Screenie of Cpu-z coming up.
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post #4 of 63
put x2 in the title.

That software is why it is so craped up.

you can always reset the bios There is no risk
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post #5 of 63
I was right YAY.

It's your HT link that's the problem.

on almost all mobo's it gets unstable when above (or extremely below) 1000Mhz.

Ocing in your bios is'nt the hardest thing .
You have more settings then in windows utils.

So first thing to do is get in your bios.
then disable your Cool 'n Quiet and FSB spread spectrum (their not good for ocing)
Now under advanced chipset settings you have to set your HTT (hyper thread) multiplier to x4 making the resulting freq a nice 928

That should get ya running a few more MHz
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Thanks. I'll edit the results, unless of course.. My computer fries, if it does, I can't.
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BIOS gives you more stability
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PCIE: 135,84MHz

Lock your PCIe to 100,00MHz (100.00MHz). Overclocking it cause data corruption and has no benefit.
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BIOS gives you more stability
That's because when in windows you are using the parts that your ocing (changing their freqs)

When in bios the settings get applied before the post on a warm restart.

Also if you're in windows you can't manage things like you HTT multi and voltages.

So DVtriple6 definitely use the bios from now one
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PCIE: 135,84MHz

Lock your PCIe to 100,00MHz (100.00MHz). Overclocking it cause data corruption and has no benefit.
He's not overclocking it on purpose (he's been doing it from windows)

So you'll have to lock your pci(e) bus in the bios
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