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I have been in RMA hell for the past week and a half with one of my P5B deluxe motherboards. I finally got tired of waiting. I had a P5K3 Deluxe overnighted to me along with a set of Low Latency DDR3-1375 memory.

I still have a new E6600 without a home and may try out a Q6600 that was in the RMAed board. Hopefully I will be as happy with it as I have been with my P5K Deluxes.
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is your Q6600 really at 4.1 ghz???
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is your Q6600 really at 4.1 ghz???
You can achieve great overclocks using cooling such as phase change.
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Do a search under his name for threads started. He does have ONE of his MANY Q6600's at 4.1Ghz.

P35 Krew rep! Hehe. I'm sure you'll blow my P35 run out of the water!
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ok, ok. I believe.

Just bothers me that I cant get my 4600 more than 200 mhz over...
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It arrived today. Sorry, but the digital camera is on vacation with my wife, so no pictures tonight.

Will post benches and OC results as I get them.

I have it all installed in the phase unit, and am updating the bios now. I had a hard time deciding which CPU to OC, the E6600 or the Q6600. I decided on the Quad for tonight. I dont have expectations of anything much better my P5K deluxe boards, but I am mostly interested in the DDR3 performance.

Will update in a bit.
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Hot stuff! Pics and results, mang! Wish DDR3 prices weren't so high or I'd be considering a DDR3 board instead of a DDR2!

Hopefully you'll show us what the other reviews have, that it might just be worth it for insane bandwidth.
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I want to see some benchies compared to DDR2. Let's see just how much a difference DDR3 makes. And real life, not just synthetic.
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Hot stuff! Pics and results, mang! Wish DDR3 prices weren't so high or I'd be considering a DDR3 board instead of a DDR2!

Hopefully you'll show us what the other reviews have, that it might just be worth it for insane bandwidth.

Well, going to have to wait on pics till I get the camera back, but I will post screen shots. I am hoping that the higher frequency RAM a and better bandwidth will improve folding. My little farm is still growing, but I want my flagship quad to be a real beast .

Here is the stats just after flashing the bios. No OC, all stock settings.



As you can see I went with the Kingston DDR3-11000 Memory rated at 1375mhz. I have never been a big fan of Kingston, but they are the lowest rated latency DDR3 out right now, and they did get some great reviews so I figured I would give them a shot. Anandtech review : Kingston Launches Low-Latency DDR3
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