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well, I have been playing with this e6600 for awhle now..I appear to be stable at 3.15 ghz @ 1.27 volts (max load temps do not exceed 41C). I feel like I can go much higher, but it seems I am stuck..every tiime i try to advance with frequency, I get restarts or no posting...I think it may be my ram (corsair xms2 ddr2 6400...which is running at like 350 mHz x2. I dont get it...this ram will not even run its stock speed...any suggestions?
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post #2 of 6
you need more vcore... at 3.15 I needed 1.36 volts and many other people on here around the same, try upping that Vcore a bit and see where it gets you...
    
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I have upped it to over 1.3...still nothing
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post #4 of 6
Try 1.35V, if that doesn't work...try 1.4V to be sure that the Vcore is not your limiting factor.

Look here, you can see that the E6600 needs lots of volts pass 3.1-3.2ghz.
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post #5 of 6
Make sure vdimm is high enough.

Increase NB/SB volts a notch or two if you haven't already.
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post #6 of 6
Bump it to over 1.4v, if your temps are good, just to see. If you want to know if your ram is crapping out, that's easy, download memtest86+. Run that through several loops and if no errors, then ram is good. Try giving the ram some more vdimm maybe too, and check your timings maybe put them on auto temporarily, if needed. If that's what's walling here.

Board voltages I would just leave on auto. I leave them auto on my P5B Deluxe, and it can hit over 500 fsb no problem. They will scale up with your OC if they need to that way too. You can control them manually if you want, but you're not at the kind of fsb where you need more NB or SB volts anyway. I'm all for manual settings, I set almost everything manually in the bios, but I find changing these voltages from auto is not necessary IMO.
    
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