Originally Posted by Lanstar
Have You followed Go4Life's guide?
Did you recieve BSOD whenever your system crashes?
Yep, I've followed that guide.
No BSOD. The severity of the crash depends on how much I increase the FSB. It's currently stable at 1383. If I increase it to 1400 then I can run Prime95 for about three minutes before it crashes. When it crashes like that, I don't get a BSOD or anything, the system just locks up completely. The mouse won't move, CTRL+ALT+DEL won't work, nothing.
If I increase it to 1420 I can't even get past POST.
Originally Posted by metallicamaster3
I'm running the E8400, FSB @ 1800MHz, vCore at 1.224v after vdroop. 4.05GHz!
Good luck -- my NB is one less than the "red-zone", my SB is bumped up one little marker, and my FSB is at 1.3v
Your E8500 should definitely be able to overclock more than that. Try bringing your RAM to stock if you overclocked that, and boost the NB a little instead of your vCore, as mentioned above.
I haven't overclocked my RAM.
What's the maximum NB voltage I can apply before I become at risk of damaging my hardware?