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Overclocking my Intel Q8300

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October 11, 2012 9:40:39 AM

Ive overclocked my Q8300 and it seems pretty stable. My FSB is 400 (which seems to be max for my current MOBO) which gives out 3.01Ghz. I do however have my core voltage set to auto. My question to you is how do you know what voltage is right for your current overclock?

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October 12, 2012 1:29:08 PM

Depending on the quality of your sample you can even undervolt your chip and maybe manage higher clocks. I got my Q8200 humming away at 3.25ghz on only 1.16v after vdroop.
October 27, 2012 12:46:45 PM

Ive got the following setup:
Asus maximus formula mobo
Q8300
corsair 2.1v ram
kingston 2.2v ram

fsb 475
ddr 951
ddr_voltage ref 0
ddr_voltage 2.2
cpu voltage 1.285

All cpu options disabled.

stable runing @ 3.57ghz

running those voltages on 5-5-5-18 timings and it aint stable with anything less.

Hope this helps :)