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Well.. today i accomplished something i did not see happening.. i was able to stablize my q6600 to 3.4ghz!!! wheee.gif

It only took me about a month of tinkering, pencil mod, and lots and lots of volts!

Thank you everyone who contributes to this forum thumb.gif

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Edited by Jaxis - 5/11/12 at 11:00pm
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nice! I might attempt to oc mine too
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It was an epic battle.. i know 3.6 is common.. but i have a very picky motherboard that prefers a 350 fsb.
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bet your computer is as a fast as: sonic.gif
 
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Grats man, i know this board, as i have pencil modded it too. But i was using e8400 c1 stepping, and i was able to past 4ghz. This board is 650i chipset, which is tough on oc-ing quads (q6600 specially). So bro ur accomplishment is not a small one.
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With later batch Q6600, 3.6Ghz is hardly common.

Good thing those suckers soak up a lot of voltage, anything under 1.6v was fine by me when I had one.
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post #7 of 15
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Well a small update. i was feeling brave and decided to shoot for 3.5ghz today and managed that successfully

My only concern now is the voltage.. i did the pencil mod which for sure made the BIOS voltage controls a little off in CPUZ my max voltage was 1.482 volts.. How accurate is CPUZ on the voltage readings and should i be concerned..

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post #8 of 15
1.5v is max voltage but you should be good up to 1.6v assuming you can keep it within reasonable temps.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by iinversion View Post

1.5v is max voltage but you should be good up to 1.6v assuming you can keep it within reasonable temps.

Ok i've read that 1.6 is the absolute max indeed. and imstill under 1.5 volt but again im just curious if anybody out there nows is CPU-z gives an accurate voltage reading after doing a pencil mod?|?
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post #10 of 15
I was able to hit 3.6 on my 680i board! I just need better cooling!

What batch is your G0? Mine is #L737A823
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