I have been working at trying to overclock my Intel core 2 duo E6550 on my evga 750i SLI motherboard and can only reach 2.600.90 mhz from the stock 2.33. I have the core voltage at 1.5 the FSB voltage at 1.35 and the rest on auto, also have the ram unlinked from the cpu.
Is there something that I am missing? do I need to up the voltage even more on this board to get it to 3.0 or a tad higher?
the problem here is, the stock FSB of your CPU is already 1333, so to overclock you are going to be running a very high FSB. You will need to start increasing HT link voltage and NB voltage to get the motherboard stable. I also found with my 750i that there is a hole in the FSB where it is unstable from around 1333-1450 was unstable, hit 1500fsb and it was able to post and boot through to windows. You shouldnt need to run the CPU voltage past 1.45v.