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E4600 2.8 GHZ Slower

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Hey guys i am new in this forum i just got a question 3 weeks ago i bought intel core e4600 2.40 ghz pc it was always running fast en quiet. But since i got curious about overclocking a cpu. So i did i overclocked my cpu in the bios with manuel mode set it 234 2.8 ghz so i checked my pc it was running at 2.8 ghz now. But then i realized everything was running at lower fps performance Grid
Gears of war started 2 stutter i tryed rolling back 2 2.40 ghz but no change en my core temp got higher 2 i dont get it what am i doing wrong. Overclocking a cpu is supposed 2 increase the performance in a game right or am i wrong ?
or am i doing someting not right can somebody please help me

Cheers jason
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Did you turn off EIST and C1E in your Bios? Infact, fill in your system so we see what you are working with ( go to User CP and click edit system on the left)
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Do a CMOS reset and look if it still has some problems. When you oc'd, did you lock PCI/AGP frequency and PCIE frequency?

Also http://www.overclock.net/usercp.php.

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Originally Posted by Andr3az View Post
Do a CMOS reset and look if it still has some problems. When you oc'd, did you lock PCI/AGP frequency and PCIE frequency?

Also http://www.overclock.net/usercp.php.

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I am new with overclocking all i can tell you guys is i went 2 my bios put the manuel on 232 then it reached 2.8 ghz thats all i touched i didnt touch anyting i did not mess with the bios settings the only thing i have changed in the bios was overclock cpu 232 so i hope you guys can tell me what you mean with Eist cooling lock pci agp

Cheers jason
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We need to know what you're working with, so please fill in your system before we continue. As we need to know your RAM, motherboard, etc.
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Btw my system specs are


Intel core duo E4600 2.40GHZ
2GB Kingston 667MHZ
Nvidia geforce 8600GT Overclocked
Win XP sp3
X-Gear Power supply 450 W
Edited by Jason198 - 6/9/08 at 4:17am
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Motherboard? Whats your motherboard?
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I have E4600 too and i overclock my cpu to 2.9ghz. Everything is ok. You should check EIST and C1E in your Bios (Avanced Options Chipset) and turn off this, because it's change your voltage and speed if your cpu is too hot. Probably you have stock cooling.
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post #10 of 25
I understand that you have now studdering on stock speed too? Then try CMOS reset. It is done by moving the CMOS clearing jumper to some other position ( check your mobo manual for that ). Wait like 20 seconds and move jumper back how it used to be.
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