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E2160 Overclocking problem

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When I try to overclock my E2160, after I save the BIOs settings the computer will turn off and on three times and then it will boot but the settings will be back to default. Can anyone tell me why this is happening and how I can fix it?

Thanks to anyone that helps.
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How much are you trying to overclock by?
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That is the Gigabyte board telling you the overclock did not work. It is an auto reset, and to my knowledge all Gigabyte boards do it. It actually is quite useful so that the user doesn't have to clear the cmos manually everytime.

I suggest reading some overclocking guides here first before you jump into it.

And yes, how much did you raise the fsb by? Did you touch anything else, such as ram timing, voltages, EIST, etc.?
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At first I tried raising to 220 and that worked. Then I tried 235 and a error message came up saying that I was missing a system 32 file and I had to put in the disc. Then I tried 250 and thats where it just reset itself a few times. I also didn't change anything else besides turning off speedstep and Control fan.
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At first I tried raising to 220 and that worked. Then I tried 235 and a error message came up saying that I was missing a system 32 file and I had to put in the disc. Then I tried 250 and thats where it just reset itself a few times. I also didn't change anything else besides turning off speedstep and Control fan.
You are probably locking your FSB and RAM frequencies together and therefore are OC the RAM way past its current limits (if its 800, you probably have it at about 950 at that OC). You need to set the FSB:RAM to 1:1.25 or something to get it to its normal frequency
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