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Overclocking Q9505 Cannot get it to be stable?

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October 11, 2012 10:07:53 PM

Hi there, ive been trying to overclock my Socket 775 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505, And well it's a little confusing since this is my first time overclocking ive read guides and reviews and what not but i can't seem to get it stable at 3Ghz.

The Multiplier is 8.5 and FSB is 353. Im pretty sure i disabled all the features i should have and i got the Dram timings to 5-5-5-15. I have tried the CPU voltage from 1.112 to 1.3(something) and it seems like i just can't get it to be stable i sometimes boot into my OS but im in there for about 30 Seconds and then it will blue screen. Do i need to have a Dram Voltage have i done anything wrong? Also my Dram Freq is 971mhz( I think) CPU TL: 0.63 PPL1.54 FSB 1.30

Asus P5Q PRO TURBO
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505 @ 2.83Ghz
4gb Corsair RAM DDR 2
Two Asus 5750 Crossfire
Windows 7 Pro
NZXT 500w PSU
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October 11, 2012 10:11:17 PM

What frequency is your RAM rated for? If you're overclocking the FSB, you may be overclocking your RAM as well, so you'll probably want to drop your RAM to a nice low stable frequency at first and get the CPU stable, then push the RAM up where you want it.
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October 11, 2012 10:15:09 PM

I think it's rated at 1333mhz but thats stock im not sure im new to overclocking sorry.
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