Overclocking Intel's Wolfdale E8000

Test Setup For Overclocking

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System Hardware
AMD Platform AM2Asus M2N32-SLI Deluxe, Rev.1.03G
Nvidia Nforce 5NVIDIA nForce5, BIOS: 1001 (03/13/2007)
Intel Platform S775Gigabyte X38-DQ6, Rev. 1.0
Intel X38Intel X38, BIOS: F7 (01/02/2007)
Intel Platform S775Gigabyte P35C-DS3R, Rev. 1.0
Intel P35Intel P35, BIOS: F2o (05/11/2007)
Intel Platform S775Asus P5B Deluxe/WiFi-AP, Rev. 1.03
Intel P965Intel 965P, BIOS: 1101 (04/04/2007)
Memory2x 1 GB A-Data DDR2-1066+ Vitesta Extreme Edition
DVD-ROMSamsung SH-D163A , SATA150
Graphics CardFoxconn Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTXGPU: 575 MHzShader Clock: 1350 MHzMemory: 786 MB DDR4 (900 MHz, 384 Bit)
Sound CardCreative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer
Power SupplyZalman, ATX 2.01, 510 Watt
System Software & Drivers
OSWindows Vista Enterprise Version 6.0 (Build 6000)
DirectX 10DirectX 10 (Vista default)
DirectX 9Version: April 2007
Sound DriverVista Driver 2.13.0012 (15.03.2007)
Graphics DriverNvidia ForceWare Version 158.18 (32 Bit) WHQL
Chipset DriverVersion (21/11/2006)Intel 631xESB/6321ESB/3100Version: 5400Version: 631xESB/6321ESB/3100 - SATAVersion: 631xESB/6321ESB/3100 - USBVersion:
Storage DriverMatrix-Storage Manager
Nvidia ChipsetnForce Driver: 15.00 (02.02.2007) WHQL
JavaJava Runtime Environment 6.0 Update 1
  • 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.