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Max I can reach is 3.01 using 1.22V, can't reach any higher without a blue screen. I've tried raising the north bridge, south bridge, Vcore, tried everything and I still can't get higher than 400 X 7.5, any tips? Max temps = 43( ran 15mins of Prime95 to find out)
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Is your RAM running too fast? Lower the multi of the RAM from 2.0 to 1.0 and try again.

Also are you running with Turbo enabled?
 
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Have you tried playing with the PLL voltage? I can't give personal testimony since I only have a dualie, but all the guides I've read mention that this can help with overclocking a quad.

Recommended setting is 1.6V
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Is your RAM running too fast? Lower the multi of the RAM from 2.0 to 1.0 and try again.

Also are you running with Turbo enabled?
I can't change the speed of the ram, the only option I have under "strap FSB to MCH " is 800, 1066 and 1600, and it will only boot with the 800 option, anything else and it won't boot.
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Have you tried playing with the PLL voltage? I can't give personal testimony since I only have a dualie, but all the guides I've read mention that this can help with overclocking a quad.

Recommended setting is 1.6V
I've tried running at that, doesn't seem to like it
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Might seem silly, but have you ruled out RAM as the cause? Previously while trying to OC my e8500, I was hitting a very strict wall around 410 FSB. When I ran memtest on my 1066 sticks, I found out they were losing all stability some frequency around there. RMA'd and now I'm up to 450 FSB with no problems at all.
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Might seem silly, but have you ruled out RAM as the cause? Previously while trying to OC my e8500, I was hitting a very strict wall around 410 FSB. When I ran memtest on my 1066 sticks, I found out they were losing all stability some frequency around there. RMA'd and now I'm up to 450 FSB with no problems at all.
I've ran Memtest also Primes blendtest without any issues :\\ 3.0ghz is probably the max this board can take it to..
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