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I have an E6600, Noctua NH-U12 and an EVGA 680i board. I have been able to get up to a 1600MHz FSB if I lowered the multiplier to 8x before, resulting in 3.2GHz. I also just let the board take care of the voltages when I did it that time.
Now I am trying to keep the 9x multiplier and I cannot go above a 1333MHz FSB. I have voltage set at 1.35...in BIOS it reads as 1.32 but I also can't seem to do anything when I up the voltage. Even with the FSB I am working on now, I can't raise the voltage at all. The system will load, Windows will come up but it will freeze before the desktop is fully loaded.
Temps are fairly high since its summer and I don't have air conditioning but I don't believe that to be the factor. I have definitely seen other C2D's higher.

Any suggestions?
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Set as many voltage manually as possible. And try to run your memory linked with the cpu 1:1.
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Originally Posted by saxahonker View Post
I have an E6600, Noctua NH-U12 and an EVGA 680i board. I have been able to get up to a 1600MHz FSB if I lowered the multiplier to 8x before, resulting in 3.2GHz. I also just let the board take care of the voltages when I did it that time.
Now I am trying to keep the 9x multiplier and I cannot go above a 1333MHz FSB. I have voltage set at 1.35...in BIOS it reads as 1.32 but I also can't seem to do anything when I up the voltage. Even with the FSB I am working on now, I can't raise the voltage at all. The system will load, Windows will come up but it will freeze before the desktop is fully loaded.
Temps are fairly high since its summer and I don't have air conditioning but I don't believe that to be the factor. I have definitely seen other C2D's higher.

Any suggestions?
When I ran my 680i AR I left all voltages on auto and achieved 480mhz FSB. Here is what I used:

I'm betting you need more volts on that cpu. For 3.6GHz most 6600 are in the 1.4v-1.5 range I do believe.
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