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Q9300 Overclock Issue

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I just recently overclocked my Q9300 to 3.0Ghz. I set the FSB to 1600MHz and left the voltages pretty much alone, upped them each maybe a little. The core voltage is at 1.168V, and I can't remember the other. I ran Prime95 twice, each for about 1.5 hours at a time, and everything seems stable, nothing's heating up bad. However, I noticed something odd when I restarted in the BIOS readout at the beginning, the it had a 3.0GHz and a 2.4GHz in there. I didn't really wanna restart, so I opened up CPU-Z, and it says my core speed is at 3000Mhz with a 7.5 multiplier, so it's all good, but then it goes back to reading 2400MHz at a 6.0 multiplier. What's the deal?
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Did you disable SpeedStep?
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Yes, SpeedStep has been disabled.
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Yes, SpeedStep has been disabled.
And C1E Enhanced Halt State?
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C1E Enhanced Halt State is enabled, along with Execute Disable Bit and Virtualization Technologoy.
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disable eet all :O
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C1E Enhanced Halt State is enabled, along with Execute Disable Bit and Virtualization Technologoy.
C1E should be disabled. Execute Disable and Virtualization should be enabled.
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C1E has been disabled, and as far as I can tell the issue has ceased. Thank you very much for the help.
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