intel core 2 quad q6600 kentfield g0 OVERClocking help
my bios is locked i am lookung to clock 2.40ghz to 3.0ghz what tools will i need to do this last time i used clock gen but when i overclocked to 3.0ghz it locked up the computer so also i overclocked to 2.80ghz but my computer would not go into hibernate so what am i doing wrong
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I know this thread is a little old but you can over clock this board via the bios, it's just indirect. You need to use a program called SetFsb. I get 2.83 GHz out of mine reliably, however many get 3.0 GHz and a few make 3.2 and even a few more make 3.4. That being said most can make 3GHz just using SetFSB. There is also the pin trick that just wires the CPU to 3GHz but my die was just a hair to slow so I couldn't use this approach and be reliable. Note with SetFSB if you go into the bios and reset it in any way you must rerun SetFSB because the new clock settings will be wiped out. Also set the fan to aggressive in thes bios prior to using SetFSB.