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Old 12-16-08, 04:33 PM   #1
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Default The trek to 3.8 Ghz+ on E8400

Just wanted to let you guys know that I've started overclocking my fiance's new E8400. My goal is 3.8Ghz and hopefully higher. I'm hoping to keep it under 50 C on full load if possible.

So far the results look very promising. I'm at 3.45 Ghz currently. Core voltage= 1.25V. CPU cooler is a Zalman CNPS9700 LED.

Memory is 2x2GB Patriot 1066mhz memory. The timings are 4-4-4-12-2T and Mem voltage=2.0V

I'm using Orthos CPU/memory blend to test stability, and so far, nothing has changed since I started. The highest temperature I've gotten so far is 44 C. All the voltages, memory timings, etc. are all the same as when I started. This processor has been incredible so far.

I'll keep you guys posted. I'm about to up the CPU to 3.5Ghz, so we'll see if I have to up the voltages, loosen the timings, etc.
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