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Look for a gigabyte DS3L or DS3R, the L being the cheaper model. I had that board originally until I fried it doing a clean up, left it on the carpet lol.

I'm on the DS3R right now, easy as pie to overclock like every other gigabyte mobo. Sorry to say but the nforce boards really hated the Q6600. I got mine to 3.4 on one try, still the same settings as the day I got the processor years ago.
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post #22 of 27
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tried no luck frown.gif i have read around people saying 3,00 ghz is even hard for the mobo so i think ill give up or is there any cheap mobo for socket 775 that can overclock easy to 3,4 ghz than it might be worth?

look for a used P45/P35 motherboards. or if you don't want to spend more money look for a Gigabyte G31 chipset board. you can overclock a Q6600 to 3.2 or maybe 3.4GHz using that board.
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look for a used P45/P35 motherboards. or if you don't want to spend more money look for a Gigabyte G31 chipset board. you can overclock a Q6600 to 3.2 or maybe 3.4GHz using that board.

This, i had a similar problem years ago with some crappy mobo, i bought a used P45 mobo (in sig) and it overclocked like a beast, its worth the upgrade,
Also dont forget, if you change the mobo, it will mean having to reinstall Windows, and having to ring up and reactivate it
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Thanks alot for helping out guys i hate nvidia from now lol i guess i have the worst motherboard ever for overclocking i will search for 1 of the motherboards if they are availble over here
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i got my computer finaly stable @ 3,0 ghz 1300 fbs my question is now i have 2 sticks of 667 mhz if i upgrade them to 800 mhz can i clock higher?? greeting roy
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i got my computer finaly stable @ 3,0 ghz 1300 fbs my question is now i have 2 sticks of 667 mhz if i upgrade them to 800 mhz can i clock higher?? greeting roy

nice! yeah you will have more headroom with the higher frequency ram. can you boot with 400x8? 400 (1600) fsb and 8 multiplier?
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You need to get a matched pair of DDR2 800.

For now, you should just try your two 667 sticks. You'll be limited to 333 FSB.

Put the two 667 sticks in, and you'll need to set the memory multiplier to 1:1 with FSB. Find that setting.
Your G0 should do 3.0 at stock VCore when you get the proper memory settings.

3 sticks of mismatched RAM = fail. And you're probably at a higher RAM multiple that's pushing your 667 over spec when you inscrease NB speed.

*EDIT* I see you've already got the two 667 in and running OK. You can get 2x2GB DDR2 800 on ebay for cheap, or from NewEgg etc.
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