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Got my E6600 to 3 GHz

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finally got my E6600 (man this thing is fast) to 3ghz. my vcore is set on auto and my ram is at 666mhz (in bios). during the day its 38C using Everest. i did have some screenshots of Prime95 and some benchmarks but i formatted my comp. i ran dual instances of prime95 for 19 hours without any errors. you guys reckon i can push this pressie more? i will post some s.s. later. cheers
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post #2 of 41
Nice ive heard very good things about this cpu.
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You could crank it up but what out for those idle temps, my temps are 33c idle with my Tuniq Tower 120. 44c highest w/general task at 100% usage.

Also try to fix the timings on you RAM, they're horrible IMO.

Check: http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc?id=122077
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yep you can go higher...just keep an eye on your TAT readings...
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Originally Posted by Nasgul
You could crank it up but what out for those idle temps, my temps are 33c idle with my Tuniq Tower 120. 44c highest w/general task at 100% usage.
yeah, its really hot down here atm. my ambient temp is 30C. but when its in the morning, the cpu is idling at 29C.
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yep you can go higher...just keep an eye on your TAT readings...
i tried to go higher like 3.5 ( i think this is a bit too much) but even on a 1.4v its unstable.
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You need more northbirdge MCH voltage to get more fsb
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mister Crowley
You need more northbirdge MCH voltage to get more fsb
really? i thought your not supposed to touch the MCH voltage.
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post #9 of 41
On the contrary, you will probably want yours at 1.65 to get maximum fsb clocks.

You may also want to pull this off of your northbridge cooler and point an extra fan at it. As long as your northbridge temps are ok, set your MCH voltage to 1.65
    
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update: i got it to 3.2ghz..here are some screenies
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