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Hey, I'm trying to overclock my E2140, and I'm having difficulties. I'm using the DFI Dark and I can't hit 2ghz stable, even with 1.4V on the CPU and 2.1V on my OCZ PC2-6400 ram (4-4-4-15).

My CPU:Ram ratio is 1:1, and I even bumped up NB voltages. Nothing works, can I get some help? I think there's something I'm not seeing.

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Hehe, yeah, I'll try to dig out my notes for my D9 settings.

CPU+ voltages

FSB 400
DDR 667
vcore +.250
vdimm 2.3
mch 1.35
vtt 1.325 (always keep this below your vcore)
all other voltages auto or stock

Memory screen top to bottom

mode 1
mode 2
normal
normal
auto
auto
auto
4
4
4
12
5
30
5
9
9
3
9
6
6
5
??
??

I cannot read the last two, sorry.
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It posts, but freezes in the loading screen when I press F1.
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post #4 of 7
With my settings?

Drop the memory to 1:1 please and try again.

Make sure you've got the northbridge strap set as 1066.
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I can set the DRAM speed to 533, 667, and 800. There's no option for 400, which is equivalent to my processor's original FSB speed.
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YES! I changed the strap to 266mhz and I got past the loading screen. I'm doing an orthos test at 2.5ghz now.
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Awesome, keep up the good work. Your ram settings might not wind up being what you think they are FYI since you're on the 1066 strap. So, be careful.
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