Need help overclocking E2180

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I'm new to overclocking and I've recently bought an E2180 in hopes of overclocking it to 3.0Ghz. I've been reading that it can go pretty high on stock cooling(Stock cooling isn't the case with me). My delima is I'm new to overclocking and I was wondering if anyone could help me figure this out.

Mobo: P5N-e SLI Nvidia Nforce 650i SLI
CPU: Intel Pentium Dual Core E2180
 

bildo123

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Pretty simple, I'll just tell you a simple easy way to get 3Ghz. Go in your BIOS:
1)Set your multiplier to x9
2) Set your FSB to 333
3) Set your PCI-E to 100MHz exactly
3) If your using 800Mhz memory I'm assuming, set your memory multplier to 2.4 (2.4 * 333 = 800Mhz)
4) For now leave memory timings on auto
5) Set proper voltage for your memory, whatever it's spec'd at.
6) I personally have my E2180 @ 3Ghz and my Vcore is 1.406V, yours might be lower or higher but for now set it at 1.4V so for the most part we'll at least get into windows.

7) Disable C1E and EIST, might be under Advanced BIOS options. Basicly they are power saving features that can mess with your OC and cause instability.

8)Since you mentioned you arent using stock cooling you probbobly wont have to disable the auto fan option under the power settings of your BIOS. But still disable it anyways incase you have a smart fan.

Now you should be able to boot into windows. Now go get yourself prime95 and speedfan/coretemp. Open up either speedfan or coretemp (I use coretemp) and now open up prime 95. When it prompts you to pick a test choose the top one, small FFT's. Hit OK. You should see your core's tempratures rise under coretemp/speedfan. Stick around for the next 10 minutes so that your heatsink will be fully warmed up to about its max. As long as your temps dont go above 65C let it run for 6-8 hours. If it throws back errors, measure the time it took for the error to occur. If it was a few hours increase your Vcore by 1 notch and redo. Until you can go about 8 hours without an error. Also if NO errors occur after 8 hours, try REDUCING your Vcore until you produce an error, then increase that voltage that errored by a notch. This way you get the lowest stable voltage for the best tempratures.
 

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Hey bildo! I read your post and I got a e2180 too, but the problem is that I cant do non of this things that u write over( i cant change the fsb, set the pci-e I cant do anything. Can you help me? I dont know what to do.

PS: I have never overclocked a PC. And I have win XP x64 edition.
 

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Intel dual-core e2180 @2.0 ghz
chipset: MB BIOSTAR I945P-A7G LGA775 +ICH7, FSB1066, Dual DDR2-667, PCI-Ex16,6-ch audio,LAN,4SATAII,4DDR2,3PCI,8USB
1gb ddr2 ram
nvidia GF 8500 gt

thats it i dont know more about my pc and i have no xperience with bios.
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