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All Q9400's should overclock pretty good, aside from the FSB hindering, because of the Q9400's low x8 multi. All Q9400's are R0 stepping, which should be just as good as the Q9xxx E0 steppings.

 

If you have a mobo that can take a Quad up to 450MHz FSB stable, 3.6GHz should be no problem for a Q9400.

 

But of course the Q9550 E0 is better. It has more L2 Cache and a x8.5 multi.

    
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Originally Posted by Moparman View Post

I would kill for my old Q9550 E0 back. I hate this 965be.

Why did you move from a Q9550 to a Phenom II? C2Q is still faster clock for clock and uses less power.

OP: 3.6 is nothing for your chip. You should have 4.0 as your target.
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