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Hi! I was told to overclock my e0 stepping e8400. I just did a bios update, and that solved several problems that i had. however, my pc wont boot if i try to achieve anything higher than 3.75 ghz. what's up?

must i do something with more voltages? the lowest i can get it to go is 1.1 something on AUTO or 1.4....and actually as i type this i have loads of **** crashing...i think my oc is unstable again...im at 3699.9mhz and explorer, adobe plugin, cpuid, and open office just crashed
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post #2 of 9
What voltages have you tried?

It can also be that your memory (ddr2 800) cannot run that fast.
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Try and see if it will Post at 412FSB and at 411FSB.
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post #6 of 9
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What voltages have you tried?

It can also be that your memory (ddr2 800) cannot run that fast.
The lowest my MOBO can go is 1.4v. When I do that my computer won't post. Yes it could be the ram. I'm going to pickup a 4gb Kingston 8500 kit
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Try and see if it will Post at 412FSB and at 411FSB.
Yes it will. It won't post on anything higher than 416 and that's when it becomes unstable. I have it on 400 right now and it's perfectly stable.
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post #8 of 9
Probably memory fail.

You can try to bump VDIMM a notch or two, or just get 1066 which is the best thing for overclocking anything past 400FSB.
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post #9 of 9
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Probably memory fail.

You can try to bump VDIMM a notch or two, or just get 1066 which is the best thing for overclocking anything past 400FSB.
My pc won't post if I of my ram. But I'll try again. What kind of voltage should I use for 1066 oc? And is 1.4 a safe voltage for my CPU at anything higher than 400mhz?
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