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Do you have the latest BIOS? Did you reset all your settings to default before retrying your OC? Make sure all your voltages are set manually.

Also, I think the safe limit for the 45nm Core 2 is 1.3625v, so 1,4v might be killing your chip faster.
his chip will be fine. trust me. 1.4 will not kill it.
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changed it to 1066 after post thank you and sorry for the confusion.

i still am having trouble OC my e8400.

games will crash after a game or two. I am a noob Overclocker so i figured i may just be out of my league and i might have to thouw in the towel, besides trial and error i have no other options that i know of.
If you have to choose between running the ram at 800mhz or running a lower CPU OC, just run the ram at 800mhz and oc the CPU higher.

Also, make sure you're running your ram at the manufacturer's recommended timing and voltage. High performance ram usually takes more than 1.8v to run at their rated speed. My ram takes 2.2v to run at 4-4-4-12 800mhz.
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