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ive got an ABit Ab9pro and a G0 OEM cpu from newegg. the bios is at the lastest version and boots up just fine and everything runs ok as long as i dont OC to 333fsb even with the ram turned down to 1:1. well now i am at 300fsb with ram 1:1 and that puts my cpu at 2.7 well in CPUz and Everest it shows that my fsb is 300 but my multiplier is at 6 instead of 9. but when i goto Orthos or Core Temp it shows me at 2.7 also in CPUz it shows my voltage at 1.24 then jumps to 1.38 then goes right back down. is there a bios option that needs to be turned off or is my cpu bad or just that CPUz just reading it wrong??
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post #2 of 14
Disable the C1E and EIST in the BIOS.
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post #3 of 14
Normal. Go to your BIOS and disable C1E (CPU enhanced halt state) and EIST (Enhanced Intel Speedstep).

Dang. Too slow
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post #4 of 14
Turn off C1E and EIST in your BIOS.

(we need a sticky about this one)
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post #5 of 14
Enhanced Intel Speed step is throttling the multiplier, disable it in BIOS
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post #6 of 14
It's lowering the multi to lower heat and reduce power consumption during idle conditions. But I've heard it's better to have it off when overclocked for better stability.
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did you guys all post at once? says everyone posted a 1 minute ago! lol

yea C1E
    
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post #9 of 14
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ya thx for the quick posts guys i disabled the speedstep i just didnt no about the C1E. thanks alot and does anyone have a guide out to overclocking the q6600?
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post #10 of 14
Go to the CPU section of your BIOS and disable all of the options, such as C1E, Vanderpool, etc.


As far as OCing the Q6600 just bump up the FSB until you get unstable, then increase VCore accordingly.
You may want to test higher FSBT, NBV, PLLV, and GTL reference voltages if they have those options in the BIOS.


Make sure your RAM has enough voltage too.
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