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Sorry if wrong category.. setFSB overclocking

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Hi guys, first time poster so I apologize in advance if I get anything wrong.

I've recently built a Dual Xeon workstation using a supermicro X8DTU board, running two Xeon x5670's at 2.93GHz.
When I purchased the board I thought I could overclock using bios but was devastated when I couldn't.

So as usual I scoured google for days and came to the conclusion that since there were no Bios mods,
I had to use setFSB. Found my PLL and it was supported - I thought everything was gonna be great then on, but little did I know (if i am correct) without more voltage to the cpu, setFSB results were a measy 20 mhz more before my computer said NOPE and froze 


What am I doing wrong? Can someone point me in the right direction?

Also, can soldering the PLL work?




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20MHz total sounds like you're locking up due to not setting a divider, or overclocking SATA. Lack of voltage will not cause a hard ceiling like that.


What is the PLL?

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