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I have yet to find a really good overclocking guide for this board, but I pretty much think I know of the best settings. There are two things that are being kind of weird though:

1. With this board and the Crucial Ballistix 2000mhz memory my Q6600 does not go over 3.0Ghz, it does not boot. I put it at 1.5vcore and tried 3.2ghz, anyone know why?

2. Also my computer seems to be running faster when my 2000mhz memory is set at 1333mhz instead of 2000mhz.. i have it in the 1'st and 3rd slots.

Any ideas? Should I keep it at 3.0ghz and 1333mhz memory?
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Memory should be in 2nd and 4th.
See if you're in a hole with the 6600. Try jumping over it.
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okay i'll put it in the 2nd and 4th, but what do you mean in a hole with the q6600 jump over it?
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Try a higher fsb.
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