Core 2 duo E8400 OC Tags: Intel Core Overclocking Last response: March 3, 2012 7:17 PM in Overclocking Share Block Bud March 2, 2012 9:44:03 PM I am about to upgrade to a new system given to me with an E8400. I have a GTS 250 to put in and an extra 2gb of ram I want to overclock my E8400 from 2.8 just to the 3 level! can anyone tell me how to do that in a HP DC5800 Thanks Bud More about : core duo e8400 amuffin a b å Intel a c 150 K Overclocking March 2, 2012 10:08:16 PM You can not overclock on an HP (Oem) motherboard. They have locked bios and if you could overclock it would damage hp's or whatever companies board and they would be getting complaints. Block Bud March 3, 2012 11:18:34 AM Darn Oh well Thanks Bud Related resources OC'ing Core 2 Duo E8400 - Forum CPU Usage spikes down to 0% during stress testing (Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.00GHz OC) - Forum Core 2 duo E8400 Upgrade and A better build - Forum intel core 2 duo E8400 Bottlenecking - Forum Will Core 2 Duo E8400 work on my Cuba MSI-7301? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer nocteratus March 3, 2012 1:39:53 PM Are you sure you got a E8400 @ 2.8GHz? Because a E8400 stock is @ 3.0GHz. Ubrales a b K Overclocking March 3, 2012 6:54:27 PM ^ correct! The E8400 is 3.00GHz (6MB Cache) and the E8300 is 2.83GHz (6MB Cache) Block Bud March 3, 2012 7:07:22 PM Woops Sorry Its the E7400!!!! Can i overclock. I just want to get it to 3ghz for the lulz Thanks BUd Ubrales a b K Overclocking March 3, 2012 7:17:22 PM As amuffin stated, HP, Dell, etc., motherboards do not permit overclocking. There are some elaborate ways to go around this by using "SetFSB" - DO THIS AT YOUR OWN RISK http://www.overclock.net/t/255892/setfsb-2-0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCan the DELL Optiplex XE (E8400 intel core2duo) take 16GB RAM Forum Solved800MHz or 667 MHz RAM for 1333 MHz FSB on core 2 duo e8400 Forum SolvedCore 2 duo E8400 with a GTX 650 Ti Forum SolvedBottleneck ? - Core 2 Duo E8400 with GeForce 660Ti Forum SolvedA replecement for my old Sapphire HD 4850, 512 MB on Core2Duo E8400 Forum SolvedIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 GAMING? Forum Solvedgts 450 on dq35jo mother and core 2 duo e8400 Forum can core 2 duo e8400 handle games like gta 5 ,far cry 4,ac unity etc Forum SolvedPentium G2010 vs Core 2 Duo E8400 Forum I have bought a new sapphire dual-x ati r9 270x graphic card.....i have core 2 duo e8400 with 4 gb ddr2 ram (800 mhz).....can Forum Help Overclocking Core 2 duo e8400 Forum SolvedIntel E8400 Core 2 Duo Not working. Forum SolvedCore 2 duo e8400 gaming performance.. Forum Intel core two duo e8400 oc Forum GTX 750 Ti with core 2 duo E8400 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !