I have never overclocked before so this probably should be a simple question to answer. I have an e6400 with a gigabyte DS3 mobo and corsair 800 mhz ram. I tried to overclock it to just 333 fsb which from what I hear is a very achievable fsb on my cpu. But for some reason after 1-5 cycles of turning on and shutting off my comp, when I start it my comp doesn't go through the usual setup and I get a black screen. I hit the restart button or turn it on then off and when I do this overclocking is disabled. I tried using prime95 and it was average 58 degrees (I know it is high but I'm working on it) and stable. So what is going on? Should I try and oc through Easytune? At first I tried but it raised my voltage way too much. Also is there any way to keep my ram at 800 mhz when my cpu is overclocked? Or do I have to take baby steps when overlclocking my cpu and raised the fsb a few mhz every day or so?
I did that and it didn't help but what I did notice after a while was that my bios was somehow in charge of my vcore. I took it off auto and now I managed to overclock my cpu all the way to 3.040 ghz. the Only problem is that my processor is at about 56 degrees now overclocked and I know that is still a little high. If I take my hard drive from in front of my intake fan to below my floppy drive will I get better temps?