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What is the reason for running 2 of the same program? Is it so the quad core gets fully stressed?
    
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Yeah, Orthos was made for dual cores. It itself just runs two instances of Prime95, a program which calculates large prime numbers and heavily stresses your CPU. If there is an error in the calculations it will display an error and stop running.

Open two instances of orthos then go to the 'Task Manager' and set the affinity of the first instance to cores 0 and 1, and the second instance to 2 and 3. This way each core will be running its own instance of Prime95.

IMO run it for at least 1 hour (longer if you like) and the go from there.
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this is what im at right now... http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc?id=208478 - seems to be running alright , i am currently running Orthos and its very laggy
    
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What do you mean by laggy? You should be able to play a game without any frame loss.

Try runnig SuperPi... it should take about 16.5-17s for 1M.
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Does anyone know how far you can go on stock voltages with the Q6600? I was at 3033.2 MHz last night and i am just wonder how far i can go on stock voltage...
stock range for a q6600 is 1.100V-1.372V. That's after vdroop kicks in so bewared. The only way can you can answer your question is to try it, i.e. set it for whatever vcore gives you about 1.372v after vdroop and see. Here is a guide that may help.
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