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How to overclock my E8400 (3.0ghz) to 3.6ghz

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Anonymous
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February 14, 2010 9:32:57 AM

Motherboard: Maximus Formula
CPU Core 2 Duo 3.0ghz
Memory: DDR2

Hi, I changed the FSB to 400 and the CPU multiplayer to 9.0 (9.0x400 = 3.6ghz), but in the OCCT software my CPU frequency is showng as 2.4ghz ??

What am i doing wrong?

Thx

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Anonymous
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February 14, 2010 9:45:55 AM

Nevermind I have found out it is speedstep lowing my multiplayer to 6x.

Thx
February 14, 2010 3:15:00 PM

Impressive research. Not many people on here know what that is.
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February 15, 2010 1:33:30 PM

Beg to differ. Practically every here except the newbs know what SpeedStep is.

What is impressive is that russ found out for himself.

Remember, at one time we were all newbs. But for some of us, that was a long time ago.
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