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I was thinking that this Q6600 was going to be a hot running beast that barely overclocks...from some of the posts I have been reading.

On the P5K Deluxe with all voltages set to auto the Q6600 runs 3.23 at 1.36 Vcore at 100% load...and is only 44C on my LC set up (ambient 27C).

I think the credit goes to the P5K for it's amazing voltage controllers.

I was pleasantly surprised that the Q is running a nice OC without even having to overvolt anything...

I thought this might be a bit odd...
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well, the P35 does perform miracles...
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how are you meuring temps?
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PC Probe opn both the techstation and the new case
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PC Probe seems a bit wonky on the quads...have you tried TAT or coretemp 0.94?

Either way thats a sweet OC for the voltage

I need 1.400V and run around 54C @ 3.2 GHz and a very similar W/C setup.
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My Q6600 on the P5K deluxe runs @ 3.3Ghz on water full load @ 42... but thats water...1.35v
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Originally Posted by H3||scr3am View Post
My Q6600 on the P5K deluxe runs @ 3.3Ghz on water full load @ 42... but thats water...1.35v
I'm confused....you used to need 1.400V+ to run 3.1 GHz+ on your old board. Did the P5K really make that much of a difference? I'm not trying to be a doubter, I just recall you were having some difficulties with a higher OC, and now you have got some seriously good temps.
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Nice overclock wish I could get a quad maybe byt the end of the year.
    
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Quote:
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I'm confused....you used to need 1.400V+ to run 3.1 GHz+ on your old board. Did the P5K really make that much of a difference? I'm not trying to be a doubter, I just recall you were having some difficulties with a higher OC, and now you have got some seriously good temps.
Thwe P35 chipset oc's quad core cpu's better then the p965 or so I have heard. I know that with my setup I needed close to 1.57 to 1.58 to get my cpu stable at 3960mhz and 4.0ghz wasnt ever really that stable. With my P35 board I can do 4.0ghz with 1.55v idle and 1.53 full load stable.
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Thwe P35 chipset oc's quad core cpu's better then the p965 or so I have heard. I know that with my setup I needed close to 1.57 to 1.58 to get my cpu stable at 3960mhz and 4.0ghz wasnt ever really that stable. With my P35 board I can do 4.0ghz with 1.55v idle and 1.53 full load stable.
Damn...looks like I need me a P35 board
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