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Q6600 (G0)
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L
4GB 2x2GB DDR2 800Mhz

I'm stuck at 3.01Ghz, won't go higher.

Tried Uping Vcore, down clocked RAM, etc.

Currently:

BUS: 336
Muti: 9
Vcore: 1.344 (After Vdroop)

Any help? Thanks
 
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What Vcore and NB voltages are you using? Try setting your memorys Command Rate to 2T or reducing the multi to 8 and upping the Bus Speed, it worked for me.
Edited by Luminosity47 - 5/5/11 at 10:06am
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post #3 of 24
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What Vcore and NB voltages are you using? Try setting your memory timings to 2T or reducing the multi to 8 and upping the FSB, it worked for me.
Vcore thru BIOS: 1.375

Not sure which of the 3 is the NB...
Vcore: 1.375v
Termination: 1.4v
(I forget what this is called): .905v

ok will try 8 and Uping FSB.
 
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I'm not too sure how to use that Termination Voltage as I am new to overclocking Intel processors and well, overclocking processors in general but maybe try 1.4v or 1.45v in the Vcore? My mobo pushes 1.5v vcore for my current OC of 3.4 Ghz with the same processor as you.

The reasoning behind the 8 multiplier rather than 9 is that I've heard some mobo/cpu combos have these sort of "holes" where it doesn't like your voltages and such and just wont work.

Don't take my advice as being concrete though, I'm not that experienced with all of this.


Edit: read around and apparently the Termination voltage also known as VTT voltage should be increased as you push your bus speeds up, I just don't know how much.
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I have that board and though it has alot of BIOS features, it's not a very good clocker. First thing you'll need to do is find your max FSB. If I remember right, you only have two settings to increase NB core right? Let me know on that one, but you'll bump the NB volts up the 2 notches, then DECREASE your CPU multiple and bump FSB until it fails. Set your RAM to 1:1 with FSB.

If you send a PM to remind me, I'll take a look in the BIOS of mine tonight and see what it can do. I have a G31 and the G41. The G31 is the "better" clocker, and by better I mean it can do 420 FSB. I think the G41 struggles to hit 400.
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I have that board and though it has alot of BIOS features, it's not a very good clocker. First thing you'll need to do is find your max FSB. If I remember right, you only have two settings to increase NB core right? Let me know on that one, but you'll bump the NB volts up the 2 notches, then DECREASE your CPU multiple and bump FSB until it fails. Set your RAM to 1:1 with FSB.

If you send a PM to remind me, I'll take a look in the BIOS of mine tonight and see what it can do. I have a G31 and the G41. The G31 is the "better" clocker, and by better I mean it can do 420 FSB. I think the G41 struggles to hit 400.
3 Actually:
CPU Vcore
CPU Termination
CPU Reference

and i got 2.00, 2.50, and 3.00 on Timings so 1:1 i don't think is possible.

and i tried 8x400...No Post, upped the Vcore and other 2, put RAM on lowest clock (2.00) and still nothing.

at EXACTLY 3.1Ghz it STOPS Posting, no matter what i do... so i am forced to 3.08Ghz @ 1.275V.

I got this CPU off a guy who said its good for 3.33Ghz @ 1.28V, i have tried that...no dice. Of course he had a P45 ASUS MB.....

Help? lol
 
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I'll look at my BIOS tonight if I can. Just know that I threw a Q6600 on my G31 just for kicks and clocked it to 3.4. When I stress tested, the board smoked and had to be RMA'd. They don't have the power phases to take it, I think a mosfet torched.

3.0-3.2 may be all you want to do on that board. If you're serious about clocking that Q6600, you should look for an enthusiast P45, X38 or X48 motherboard.
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I'll look at my BIOS tonight if I can. Just know that I threw a Q6600 on my G31 just for kicks and clocked it to 3.4. When I stress tested, the board smoked and had to be RMA'd. They don't have the power phases to take it, I think a mosfet torched.

3.0-3.2 may be all you want to do on that board. If you're serious about clocking that Q6600, you should look for an enthusiast P45, X38 or X48 motherboard.
Well 3.2 is my goal, course 3.4 would be awesome 1Ghz OC. Okay please do check and thanks.

I just don't know why it acts up the second you go over 3.08Ghz....I'm stumped. Hell my E4500 could go to 3.6...but that was with 1.62 Vcore and BSOD every 5 mins...lol

Well help me out the best you can, and i was hoping for a GPU Upgrade next, guess i will try and get a MB/GPU Combo off Newegg or something.
 
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Corsair H100i Pull x2 Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit SP2 Vizio 40" 1920x1080 60/120Hz TV/Monitor Dell SX2210 DVI 1920x1080 
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post #9 of 24
Q6600 is double the cores and draws alot of Watts when overclocked. Big difference.
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The FSB wall on that board is between 335 and 345. I had that board too but it isn't a good clocker
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