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Thought i'd ask on this thread since its more fitting...

4Ghz with this lil setup?

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I see 500FSB is pretty easy for this board

I'd be on 450 x 9

I wont be putting aftermarket cooling on the board, but i have 2 spare fans to put whereever i like, think that will do ok?

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Any chance of rethinking that for an Intel chipset? Especially since you have ATI, you might prefer a Crossfire board. Consider the P5E and DFI's X38s. You'll get the E8400 higher with more stability. 4.0GHz is possible on the P5N32-E, but the 45nm BIOS revision still seems to be giving some people grief.

Yappmeister, try 2GB. It might be the memory. As I said, 4x1 is sketchy on this board... doable, but sketchy. Right now, I'm running 2x2GB G.Skill PC2-8000s on my P5N32-E for that very reason. I also have to run 1.45 vNB (which doesn't come advised on the stock cooling, even with excellent case circulation) for any of my 4x1 combinations. I also had to overvolt RAM to around 2.25v when specification was 2.2. 2x2GB gives me none of these problems.
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I forgot to say, im gettin an 8800GT or an 8800GTS[G92] soon ^^
    
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@ Dostoyevsky77, Explain what you mean by giving people grief

All i know atm is that they are supposed to be very voltage sensitive, yet i've seen people running the E8500 for suicide runs @1.98v!
    
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Hi guys! i would need some help with overclocking my q6600 go (p5n32-e sli)

It is now at 3,0 ghz, but i am not sure if it is super stable, and i would like to go higher

(have got a tr ultra 120 extreme)

Could anybody be veryvery kind and give me all voltage and fsb settings that i would need to put in the bios for a 3,2 or 3,4 ghz oc?

Oh and also, wich Bios version u are running on.

Thanx very much!
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Dosty, was that you that cut the heatpipes on the 680i chipset and said don't pinch the pipes shut?
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Yes. I said in retrospect that I probably shouldn't have pinched them shut because that way, air can circulate within the pipe as well as around it.

In reality, it probably doesn't make a hair of difference. It comes down to aesthetics.

There's no special gas in there or tiny magic leprechauns that will loose their way if the pipes are left open.
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Is the P5N32 Not PC8500 Compatible? =/
    
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Is the P5N32 Not PC8500 Compatible? =/
Where did you read that, the QVL? A lot of people misunderstand the QVL to be a limitation or restriction when, in fact, it is merely a list of RAM the mobo manufacturer explicitly tests on each board. Just because ASUS didn't test PC2-8500 doesn't mean it won't work. In fact, you can OC to 1066MHz and WELL beyond on the P5N32-E. Keep in mind, RAM manufacturers also have their own QVL, which is often significantly more extensive than the mobo manufacturer's one. This is because it is so much more advantageous for them to express explicit compatibility than for the motherboard manufacturer to. When considering RAM, almost any DDR2 RAM will work on almost any DDR2 board.

Personally, I have OC'ed all of the following RAM on the P5N32-E well beyond specifications.

Corsair XMS2 PC2-6400
Dominator C5D (v1.0 with the Micron D9GMH) PC2-8500
Ballistix PC2-8500 (4x1)
G.Skill PC2-8000 (2x2)
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http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...d=5&subcat=174

States PC 6400..

-Intel® Quad-core CPU Ready
- Intel® Core™2 Extreme/Core™2 Duo Ready
- NVIDIA nForce® SLI™
- NVIDIA Quad-SLI™ Ready
- Dual-channel DDR2 800/667/533
- 1333**/1066/800/533MHz
(** available when CPUs are ready for 1333MHz FSB)
- SupremeFX/DTS connect
- Stack Cool2 and Heat-pipe Thermal Solution
- 8 Phase Power Design

=/

I might go for an X38 Board...but me Zalman 9700 might not fit across all the heatpipes


Considering this for an E8400...

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showpr...d=5&subcat=946
    
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