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E6600 OC stuck at 3.0

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Hey guys so i got this new stepping no one on here seems to know anything about L706A.

Heres what i am at right now:
430FSB
x7 Multi
Memory - AUTO
Unlinked
Vcore - 1.45
Memory Volt - 2.1
1.2VHT volt - 1.35
NB core volt - 1.45
SB core volt - 1.50
CPU VTT volt - 1.55

Ran ORTHOS for 2-3 hours and LOAD temps were 55-57C
IDLE is 30-32C

It tried upping the multi, vcore, FSB, timings and nothing is giving me anything stable...anyone have any suggestions or combos i could try? btw im new to OCing

thanks in advance
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My Gskill HZ run stock @ 2.4v just to let you know
    
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do you think that might be the problem?
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no one has any advice?
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keep multi @ 9x on an e6600!!!
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post #6 of 47
Put the multiplier back to x9, then put your CPU and NorthBridge vCore up another notch.
post #7 of 47
Raise the multi to x9, run your memory linked 1:1 and set your FSB to 333 and start clocking up from there.
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post #8 of 47
Set everything back to default...and please read up on OCing that particular board, there is an excellent guide made by Robilar here:

http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...ing-guide.html

Start from scratch. OC one part at a time, test if stable, repeat.
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post #9 of 47
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Originally Posted by nitteo View Post
keep multi @ 9x on an e6600!!!
Well, definitely not at 7. I mean, you have to put it at what whatever is the best combination in accordance with your current OC.... you are currently at 430 FSB, which is reaching the limit for your board.

Raise the multi to 8 and lower the FSB to 400, putting your RAM at 800MHz (I'm assuming you have PC6400), and you instantly have 3.2GHz... most e6600's can do this but you may want to take it slow... and you will be able to run 1:1 RAM/FSB ratio while keeping your Memory timings tight, at higher clock speed then what you are currently running on your CPU.

If you want to go higher I would suggest putting the multi back to 9 (which is stock for the e6600), and putting the FSB down to about 355 x 9, which is about 3.2 GHz. Up the FSB slowly from there, and maybe up the Vcore a LITTLE BIT, checking each time to see if you are stable (with OCCT or orthos). If you can hit 400*9 you will be running at a very impressive 3.6GHz (not all e6600's can do this), while your RAM will be at it's stock 800MHz allowing you to keep the timings tight and on a 1:1 Ratio.

Please Note: This is a very rudimentary guide, please visit this link as stated in a post above to learn more. ESPECIALLY if you have never OC'ed before or are a beginner. (You don't want to fry something, costing you $$$)
    
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post #10 of 47
You may want to have a read through the P5N32-E Overclocking Guide as it has some useful pointers on how to overclock with that board. Many of the members who regularly post in that thread run an E6600 in their system too.
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