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Hi all, today my dad bought a replacement board:

Gigabyte- GA-EP35C-DS3R

Well everyting is peachy and working, so far

I basically need your help to overclock this board to 3.0ghz if possible, here are his specs:

Q6600- Stock
OCZ Vendetta 2
6GB Corsair -800mhz- 5-5-5-12----- Stock
GA-EP35C-DS3R
2x Hitachi 250gb RAID 0
ATI Radeon 3970X2----- Stock
Creative X-Fi Soundcard

At the moment his CPU is running at about 25c

I have tried to quickly have a go by putting FSB up to 333 and CPU multiplier 8x and it failed, but that was just a quick go... I have reset it now and it's stock again

All help much appreciated

Slim123
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post #2 of 4
it probably failed if you didn't unlock your RAM from Auto


just put it to 8x400 FSB, put the ram to 800 MHz, and up the vcore to 1.3v...that should be the least the CPU can do

play around from there
    
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just put it to 8x400 FSB, put the ram to 800 MHz, and up the vcore to 1.3v...that should be the least the CPU can do

play around from there
Thanks very much buddy, +REP

Will let you know if it works ok

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Update:

I fixed it about 4days ago, used a live cd to simply remove the jraid.sys file because it was part of his original ASUS board systemfiles

All good and working now

Thanks for all of your advice

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