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Hello, I have a Prescott intel inside pentium 4 650 , 3,4 GHz with HT Technology enabled, 64-bit support. It runs at a FSB of 800 or 200 with the multiplicator 17. The normal Vcore is 1,3875V. I want to overclock to 3,8 GHz, that means I would change my FSB from 800 to 896 or 224x17, but what about the Vcore? I'm really scared of damaging my CPU with the Vcore, I've heard it should stay around the normal Vcore but anyone WHO KNOWS could give me an accurate eventual value?
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First, raise your FSB as high as you stably can. When it becomes unstable, you can raise your vcore by a small increment to stabilize it.
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Go to this website http://users.erols.com/chare/elec.htm . It lists down the processor type and its maximum vcore setting. Personally, I've gone above the 'safe' vcore limit published in that site but the temperatures were not practical for day to day use. IMHO, keep it under 1.55 . In your case, getting from 3.4 to 3.8 might not even require you to increase your vcore. REMEMBER to increase the vcore GRADUALLY. 1 step at a time. Good luck !
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