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Ok. My mate wants to overclock his E6300. From what I've learnt so far, his RAM might limit him a bit. He only has DDR2-667. How far do you think he'll be able to get on a average overclock? i don't know the week (or whatever it is) of the CPU. and what settings should he use?
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DDR2-667 = 333FSB 1:1

Obtainable on most Core 2 Duo motherboards on all stock voltages.
That should be the minimum, but you should never "expect" an OC. All hardware is different. You might have a godly chip, you might have a bad chip. All depends on what you got, or don't got.
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Ok. My mate wants to overclock his E6300. From what I've learnt so far, his RAM might limit him a bit. He only has DDR2-667. How far do you think he'll be able to get on a average overclock? i don't know the week (or whatever it is) of the CPU. and what settings should he use?
PRetty much any 667 is good until 700 or more Mhz. I'd say he'll make it to 350X7=2450Mhz on a 1:1 divider, and most all 6300's can obtain that clock speed. Beyond that, he'll have to drop his divider to 5:4 or something along those lines, and then it's all up to the CPU/vcore combination.
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He should be able to get to 3ghz.
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He should be fine to 400FSB or higher my DDR2 533 can do 405 FSB 1:1 before it starts to cry.
     
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Yes, If the chip will do 3Ghz he can do it with 667 ram.
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