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E8500 Overclocking

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#1
hey everyone i didnt see a thread for E8500 overclocking!

so i made one. The problem is that i dont get mine till tommrow :(

stupid ups doesnt deliver on sunday and it like 5 miles from my house but there closed.

ill post soon as i get it tommrow!:rockout:
 
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#2


just got it! ram only att 800mhz

im gonna try and OC a little and report back
 

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#3
set the ram divider to 333/667 and run the bus up. this gives you more CPU OC before you attack the ram. Assuming your on the DFI in the specs
 
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im glad i got an "E0" :)
 
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#6
My G/F's C0 E8500 does 3.8 @ 1.21v, great little chip! But it needs around 1.29v for 4Ghz, and scales worse beyond that, where the E0's are stronger.

:toast:
 
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thats what im saying :) i didnt tweak any thing just changed the fsb to 400 and added a little nb V
 

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#8
That's the way to go, that's a nice chip, it should treat you quite well!
 
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im going to try 4 ghz real quick
 
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cut a little more off ha im loving this new chip!
 
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Gotta love those E0 steppings.
 
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yup.

i just got it to 4.2ghz but my super-pi is lower so i think its unstable gonna stress it a little and see if so im gonna tweak a little :)
 
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vantage run at 4ghz

old score with E6300 at 3ghz

 
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i need to get some more stable settings i got it to 4.2 somthin but it blue screened after i logged on. my goal is 4.3 hopefully i can get that
 

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Feed it volts, your good to 1.36v at least.
 
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true that i have it at 1.28v so ill try like 1.32v

im at school now so ill have to wait :(
 

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I'd say you will need 1.4v for it to be stable @ 4.2 with stuff like OCCT and IBT.
 
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#18
really? well ill see, i ran vatnage and super-pi with 4ghz 1.28v fine but i didnt try occt yet
 

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Just because Vantage and SPI didn't crash by no means does it indicate you are stable :p
 
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#20
Same as mine. Needs unreasonable volts after 4.0 ghz.