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e6600 1.21 vcore good?

post #1 of 15
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I have heard from a fellow gamer that a 28B E6600 is good for overclocking. Is that true? My current vcore is at 1.21 with PCprobe. Is that good? I'm hoping to go for 3.8ghz.
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1.21 how is the cpu even running ? you cant overclock much with that, your going to be using around 1.58- 1.165. oh and e6600 is a very good overclocker
    
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Well the e6600 im getting does 3.5 @ 1.4. And im hoping to get like 3.8-4+ at like 1.55 maybe a tad more.
    
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it came out of the box at 1.21 and is stable with prime and BF2142. If i raise the vcore, how high an OC do you think i can get?
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Its not about raising the vcore, you need to raise the fsb to overclock and at one point your system is not going to be stable, which is when you raise the voltage, expect around 3.5-4
    
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post #6 of 15
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oh, I see so around 3.8 is a reasonable estimate
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post #7 of 15
the 28b are some of the good ones right, start ocing and let us know
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post #8 of 15
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on stock, my load is around 50C with dual prime 95. is it alright to overclock at those temps?
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i don't know if the heatsink is seated correctly, but is 50 ok for stock?
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post #10 of 15
not really good for stock especially with the conroes ,with your overclock you shouldnt go more then 65
    
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