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What speed incriments should i go up by on my E8400 and DS3L??

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I would think it would be safe to bump it up by 20 or 30 mhz right off the bat, right? My temps are at 20C...sorry for the noob question, i've never overclocked before.
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i went from 333 to 400 right off the bat with 1.32v vcore, My NB is around 1.4v and RAM is at 2.1v.

3.6 GHz and passes a 5 hour prime test and never have any problems

I know your mobo is different but results should be about the same.
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Yeah just go ahead and jump by 10-20. I usually do my first jump from stock to +400mhz, then go by 10-20 increments until i need a +v. if you can find someone who has the same proc as you, you can just copy their clocks \\ voltages, given your PSU and MOBO can tolerate it. other than that, start with a large boost then go slower
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Thanks guys. Does anyone have a DS3L and E84?
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Search the DS3L mb thread and check there sigs for a E8400,imo
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