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My E8400 will not OC????

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For some reason my E8400 takes 1.45v just to get to 3.6ghz.. ??

Ive ruled out my ram beign the problem,, it runs memtest for 12 hours,, ive upped the voltage and my NB and my ram,, and disabled all the extra features in the bios,,

I was wondering if anyone has any ideas what could be causing my stability problems? there's no way the my chip could be this bad of and overclocker????
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Ouch! I'm not familiar with your board but that voltage is way too high for an E8400!
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its 1.45v on auto?

try to bring it down to 1.3 or something and see if its stable.
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nope that's all manual volts... it will run at 3.6ghz with 1.375 volts ,, but in order to get it prime stable i need 1.45,,, seems weird for a 45nm chip
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If it takes that much vcore to OC then you have a bad chip. My E6600, took 1.48v to just hit 3ghz (which was also the OC wall).
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