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I've found a nice 24/7 stable overclock on my Q6600 at 3204 (356 x 9), 1.400v and for a moment there I was quite happy with that. Then yesterday while sitting at my desk I happened to look over at the A/C vent , then my radiator, back over to the vent, and my rad once again. Quickly realizing that the only logical thing to do would be to wedge my computer between my bed and the A/C vent, and crank up the Vcore to see what this chip was really capable of!!

At no point did I run orthos, and stability wasn't a concern. SuperPi 8m was as stable as I tried. I left the ram at 5/5/5/15 @ 2.175v the entire time but I'm sure I could have tightened the timings with more voltage, but didn't try playing around with them. So here we go...

3610 MHz @ 1.450v


3708 MHz @ 1.5125v


3807 MHz @ 1.575v - 1m


8m


3896 MHz @ 1.6125v


http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc?id=204736
Sweet I broke into 12s!!

I wasn't willing to go any higher on Vcore and I couldn't get Clockgen to work so I couldn't hit 3900 MHz

So I'm back at 3200 MHz and dreaming of phase...
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post #2 of 31
Wish I had a higher multi to play around with to get some suicide runs in.

Looking great.
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C R A Z Y. Crazy OC though. Man, run 3dmark06/05/03/01 on that 3.89 puppy and score hwbot points for OCN!

I am not about to go "suicide" with my new qx6700!
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Thought CoreTemp 0.94 isnt accurate. the temps are diff from 0.95. you might want to try it.
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lol, it's amazing what us enthusiasts do when we get bored...

Great numbers BTW. 3.8GHZ, dayum.... seems like you got sum really good RAM too. My PK's are teh suxorz. Teh HZ's are 110 @ teh EGG! and i have no money oh well...
post #6 of 31
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Originally Posted by The Pook View Post
Wish I had a higher multi to play around with to get some suicide runs in.

Looking great.
Thanks

The higher multi sure helps for the big OC.

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Originally Posted by nitteo View Post
C R A Z Y. Crazy OC though. Man, run 3dmark06/05/03/01 on that 3.89 puppy and score hwbot points for OCN!

I am not about to go "suicide" with my new qx6700!
Notice my video card
Looks like I'll be sticking to CPU benchmarks, and I don't think It would have been stable enough.

That QX6700 is a beast in it's own.

EDIT : coretemp .95 likes to crash quads, 0.94 seems to work just fine, it matches TAT at least.
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post #7 of 31
I should have just waited and bought the q6600. 4148mhz isnt bad for my suicide run.
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nice man, I am looking at a 965P based motherboard which in more than one review has hit 550FSB I shal purchase this soon and do some suicide runs myself.
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Thanks

The higher multi sure helps for the big OC.



Notice my video card
Looks like I'll be sticking to CPU benchmarks, and I don't think It would have been stable enough.

That QX6700 is a beast in it's own.
Thats the beauty of HWBOT! It doesnt matter what you have on, as long as you OC it, it will get OCN points!

You will probably beat the snot out of 95% of other 7600gt owners HWBOT scores!

Dude RUN IT FOR THE TEAM!
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GAH!, well if your able to acheive that maybe u can help me... I can get to 3.1 stable but if i push it up by even as much as 25mhz i crash in a 30 min OCCT stability test, i've loosened RAM and everything i can think of and still nothing i think it may be the mobo...

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