Overclocking Intel's Wolfdale E8000

Test Setup For Overclocking

System Hardware
AMD Platform AM2 Asus M2N32-SLI Deluxe, Rev.1.03G
Nvidia Nforce 5 NVIDIA nForce5, BIOS: 1001 (03/13/2007)
Intel Platform S775 Gigabyte X38-DQ6, Rev. 1.0
Intel X38 Intel X38, BIOS: F7 (01/02/2007)
Intel Platform S775 Gigabyte P35C-DS3R, Rev. 1.0
Intel P35 Intel P35, BIOS: F2o (05/11/2007)
Intel Platform S775 Asus P5B Deluxe/WiFi-AP, Rev. 1.03
Intel P965 Intel 965P, BIOS: 1101 (04/04/2007)
Memory 2x 1 GB A-Data DDR2-1066+ Vitesta Extreme Edition
DVD-ROM Samsung SH-D163A , SATA150
Graphics Card Foxconn Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTX
GPU: 575 MHz
Shader Clock: 1350 MHz
Memory: 786 MB DDR4 (900 MHz, 384 Bit)
Sound Card Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer
Power Supply Zalman, ATX 2.01, 510 Watt
System Software & Drivers
OS Windows Vista Enterprise Version 6.0 (Build 6000)
DirectX 10 DirectX 10 (Vista default)
DirectX 9 Version: April 2007
Sound Driver Vista Driver 2.13.0012 (15.03.2007)
Graphics Driver Nvidia ForceWare Version 158.18 (32 Bit) WHQL
Chipset Driver Version (21/11/2006)
Intel 631xESB/6321ESB/3100
Intel 5400
Intel 631xESB/6321ESB/3100 - SATA
Intel 631xESB/6321ESB/3100 - USB
Storage Driver Matrix-Storage Manager
Nvidia Chipset nForce Driver: 15.00 (02.02.2007) WHQL
Java Java Runtime Environment 6.0 Update 1
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  • LLJones
    What? Seriously? No one was reading Tom's back at this time or what?

    Good article as I am revamping and older system and want to know how the Wolfdale OC'd. Thanx for the info.