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It seems for some reason that the Q6600 scores way lower temps even if the QX6700 and Q6600 are clocked at the same speeds

You are using a "OCZ Vindicator" atm?

I would just run stock until your get that TT in.
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Have no idea why that would be, though. I'm probably just lucky with my temps.

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post #23 of 61
Those idle temps are fine, I had a qx6700 and it idled right around there in similar ambient temps so you're fine, I never OCed mine, and if I was going to I would get a water cooled setup, it seems like you have some cash so my as well get a water cooled setup to allow you to OC nicely and to preserve the life of the processor.
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post #24 of 61
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
It seems for some reason that the Q6600 scores way lower temps even if the QX6700 and Q6600 are clocked at the same speeds
Really? Hmm, maybe I should have bought the q6600 instead. Temps are the hardest to deal for me when OCing.

Edit: Just finished benching:

STOCK QX6700 with STOCK ULTRA

3dmark06= 11,978 STOCK EVERYTHING/NO VISTA TWEAKS!!!!

Ill be posting a STOCK RUN ON 06/05/03/01 in the Benchmark Forum.
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post #25 of 61
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Really? Hmm, maybe I should have bought the q6600 instead. Temps are the hardest to deal for me when OCing.
When you get your TT you should be able to get atleast 3GHz maybe 3.2GHz.

Just make sure that you run small FFT tests and FOUR of them (2 if using dual-core orthos). Double check your task manager for 100% cpu usage.

If you stay under 70C for those tests you will be fine, I don't think even crysis or alan wake will load your computer near that much.

Highest temp i've seen outside of small FFTs on mine is 54C.
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Can i ask why you bought PC2 8500 memory with an Extreme Chip?

Ultra 669/1155 ?
 
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post #27 of 61
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post

You are using a "OCZ Vindicator" atm?

I would just run stock until your get that TT in.
Yup. Thats why I am not OCing the QX6700 tonight.

I'll run a Stock QX6700 with the OC'ed Ultra @669/1155

EDIT: Mhil, I am gonna update that aswell.
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post #28 of 61
Nevermind. You said TONIGHT. LOL

I'm at a stable 3.0ghz with the Q6600 and I top out at 55c on air, but I think the Q6700's unlocked Multi will fair better with your boar.
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post #29 of 61
Nice rig.Ready for benches soon.I hope.
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post #30 of 61
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If you aren't going to OC the Q6700 at all then I think you might've wasted money on it.

I'm at a stable 3.0ghz with the Q6600 and I top out at 55c on air. Why wouldn't you OC it with the unlocked Multi?
Audi,

I am waiting on the TUNIQ TOWER! Its coming in tommorow. I am not gonna OC this expensive toy with a POS OCZ Vindicator.
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