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I agree, if I would have done more research I would have bought a x2 3800+ because it can do just as much as my 4200+ but it costs a bunch less
have u gotten ur proc any higher or is that all u can get?

Bad stepping?
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Quick run with an E6600 3.258GHz:
Dhrystone: 29955
Whetstone: 20168

    
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It seems that the farther you go up in the AMD line the less overhead you have for overclocking. It has something to do with them being stuck on the 90nm architecture.
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have u gotten ur proc any higher or is that all u can get?

Bad stepping?
I am still on stock cooling... Bought a Asus Silent Square cooler and it wont fit am2 so Asus bought me a Zalman 9700 which is on the way. We will see how much higher I can take it.

edit: I know my memory has hit 1100Mhz in some 3rd party tests, and my mobo is rock solid so I know it can handle it..
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Quick run with an E6600 3.258GHz:
Dhrystone: 29955
Whetstone: 20168

*johonm333 gets up and polishes chozarts shoes. o wait he has filp flops on...

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Originally Posted by jriggs256
I am still on stock cooling... Bought a Asus Silent Square cooler and it wont fit am2 so Asus bought me a Zalman 9700 which is on the way. We will see how much higher I can take it.
get some thermal paste if u havnt already. i just bough some OCZ and dropped temps 2-5c varying from what i overclock to.
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*johonm333 gets up and polishes chozarts shoes. o wait he has filp flops on...



get some thermal paste if u havnt already. i just bough some OCZ and dropped temps 2-5c varying from what i overclock to.

Im running AS5 under the crappy AMD cooler
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the e6300 is freaking awsome, I can play any game on highest settings at 1.8ghz lol...
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post #48 of 48
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But u still cant resist 3ghz and i bet that 8800gts helps alot
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