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Hello OCN.

So I'm currently overclocking my CPU (it's my sig rig), and can't really get it past the 470 FSB out of the 800 possible, even if I raise voltage to maximum my motherboard can boot with (and not getting past about 66 Celsius on load in Prime95 after 30 minutes). So was thinking of this Northbridge voltage, heard it can help. But can anyone explain me if this is something that will make me able to overclock more, or explain difference from Core voltage.

Thanks in advance.
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NBv is required for memory overclocking and reducing latency.

Running 8GB's RAM is your downfall.. I doubt you will find much stability over your current FSB with that much stress on the NB already.
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NBv is also used when fsb is raised, try bumping it a few. ive had mine at 1.4 for my 500x8 oc.

and Q8200's are also terribad at overclocking, dont expect much
 
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yeah either raise NB voltage or reduce your amount of ram and you in theory might get higher fsb speed
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NBv is also used when fsb is raised, try bumping it a few. ive had mine at 1.4 for my 500x8 oc.

and Q8200's are also terribad at overclocking, dont expect much
LOL .. well ya.. you raise FSB and mem speeds together.. = Memory overclocking...= more NB voltage

FSB does not require NBv increases otherwise
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