Just recently upgraded to a new mobo ASUS P5QL/EPU and tryed to do some overclocking.
Since the board support's 1600 FSB and my Q6600 is running 1066 FSB by default I tryed to set it to 1420 FSB (3.1 GHz).
First of all windows didnt load. I then upped the Vcore to +150 mVolt. After that windows booted up but gave a BSOD instantly because my RAM oc'ed along with my CPU. k so I lovered the RAM frequency and booted again. Everything worked fine then I decided to update the windows PC rating so I launched the program and launched CoreTemp to see how it runs. Thats when I saw that CPU temps went up to 80 C (only on the first core, other 3 cores stayed at 70-75 C wich is still high I think).
Despite the temps I tryed to run RE5 Benchmark. I saw that my FPS went drastically up and all was well for about 5 min and then it froze and I rebooted.
I'm still a noob at oc but I just dont get it why are my temps that high!? I installed the CPU correctly, paset some thermal greece on it and installed the CPU cooler as it should be. plus why did it freeze at 1420 FSB if the board supports 1600 FSB.
On my previouse board ASUS P5N73-AM witch doesent support Q6600 G0 & bad at Quad Core overclocking ....oc'ed to 2.9 GHz and the temps stayed at 50-55 C with same cooler.
Here is the docementation to my current P5QL/EPU mobo wich contains pictures of the bios.
plz help me out on this.