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    Default Re: Setting Motherboard Voltage To Normal?

    I hate to rain on your parade, but your e8300 only has an 8.0x cpu multiplier.

    **edit** My mistake, you have a Q8300 with a 7.5 multiplier, not an e8300.
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    Default Re: Setting Motherboard Voltage To Normal?

    I watched the same youTube video some time ago. I'd hardly call the guy an expert.

    He did indeed use Normal alot on both his initial run and when he overclocked his Q9550 to a "massive" 3.6GHz. Did you notice that all he did to get that speed was ramp his VTT right up to 1.4V and increase Vcore? Doesn't look like he did much individual testing at all, just read that VTT @ 1.4 was about the max recommended, figured he needed more Vcore, set them, stress tested, then left it there.

    As a review of the board and BIOS features it wasn't a bad video, but the guy sucks ass at overclocking. I bet you a pound to a penny I could get his chip to at least 3.8GHz on lower voltages all round, and on his board.
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    Default Re: Setting Motherboard Voltage To Normal?

    yea I watched a couple of the videos and I was like wtf why am i watching this? It was like a train wreck you dont want to watch but you cant look away.
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    Default Re: Setting Motherboard Voltage To Normal?

    Being a Newbie to overclocking & Windows (migrated from Mac to Windows), I figured this guy knew what he was doing, boy was I wrong after spending some time on TweakTown.com.
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