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Help OCing a E8400

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System is in my sig

first time overclocker
i pretty know how it works but its the little things i dont..

my RAM should be at 2.0~2.1v 5-5-5-15 @ 1000Mhz
but when i change it to 1000 manually the timing changes...also on AUTO the voltage is at 1.9v. but people were having crashes and errors below 2v...
so on that part i'll probably set it manually at 2v. (how do i know if i need to set it to 2.1?)

is SuperPI enough to test the stability of the computer? or do i need to run it at 100% for a few hours?
Edited by Coolwaters - 5/28/08 at 1:45am
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Prime95 also tests RAM when you o/c the CPU. Also try a program called memtest.
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