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As you increase your FSB, you are increasing your memory speed as well. The memory is based of the FSB setting. So go into the bios and make sure the ram is running at the lowest possible speed (useing the lowest divider). Then do as t4ct1c47 said, and add one notch to the northbridge (might be call G(MCH) in bios).

Can you tell us the current memory speed? To find out, run CPU-Z and click on the memory tab. There it will tell you the Memory Frequency.
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Presumeably, you could search around for that on here, or ask teh intarwebs.

[Edit] I don't think throwing more volts at it everytime you come up against a wall is always the best idea, esp. without a job, like me.

You should think about how much extra performance you want, and of course, why? I've personally only added .05 volts to add 500MHz, after that I can't justify the extra mhz per volts, the volts go up too steeply.
Well, some sites say its CPU failure. But its working fine >_>
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Can you verify the CPU is running at it's overclock speed after the failed post? Gigabyte boards will revert to stock settings after a failed post. Run CPU-Z to verify.
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post #24 of 33
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Can you verify the CPU is running at it's overclock speed after the failed post? Gigabyte boar5ds will revert to stock settings after a failed post. Run CPU-Z to verify.
Well it did the continuous fast error beeps then restarted, it booted up and I saw it @ 3.4GHz but It didn't do any error beeps. I changed it back just in a case.
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What is your ram currently running at?
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What is your ram currently running at?
800MHz 4-4-4-12. Stock is 5-5-5-15
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800MHz 4-4-4-12. Stock is 5-5-5-15

What MHz is it running at as reported in CPU-Z, is it at 400MHz in the Memory tab? If it is, every time you increase the FSB from that point on, the ram itself is being pushed farther, and out of spec. This can be why you are getting the failed OC. It is the ram, not the CPU.
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post #28 of 33
Overclock your CPU as high as possible but if you want to keep your processor more than 3 years, then keep an eye on the TEMPs, and keep the load, lower than 70C (load=30 min, Orthos (stress CPU))!
Don't fear about overclocking, you must fear about the heat and temperature!!!
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post #29 of 33
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What MHz is it running at as reported in CPU-Z, is it at 400MHz in the Memory tab? If it is, every time you increase the FSB from that point on, the ram itself is being pushed farther, and out of spec. This can be why you are getting the failed OC. It is the ram, not the CPU.
Atm @ 3.2Ghz, im using 400x8 and in cpu-z it reports 400Mhz. Ive ran my memory at 416Mhz and no problem, even undervolted with the timings tightened. So why couldn't my memory run 378Mhz? If it is my memory

Also BabakSanei, my temps are good. At 3.2GHz in a cold room, idles around ~20 and ~38 load im pretty sure (celsius). In a warmish room idle ~28 and load ~44 (celsius)
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