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I just ordered:

-Zalman 9700LED CPU Cooler
-2x1GB of G. Skill DDR2-800 Ram
-Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Processor
-Asus P5K Deluxe/WiFi-AP Motherboard

Everything but the CPU Cooler is shipping from California, so it should be here Tuesday. However, the Zalman will probably arrive Wednesday-Thursday because it is coming from Tennessee. I will be running my system something like this:

400 x 6 = 2400MHz at stock, 1:1 FSB : DRAM, DDR2-800 4-4-4-5 @ 2.1v

I will be leaving my Processor at stock, however, my FSB will be raised to 400. Secondly, I will be tightening the timings to 4-4-4-5 with stock voltages (which is between 2.0 and 2.1).

I ordered it at 12:25 PM and it's already on Step 3 of 5
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Congrats .... is it a Go stepping quad? or the old stepping?
    
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I don't know. It's probably a B3 stepping, but, I hope it's a G0. Anyway, it doesn't matter, 2.4GHz per core with 4 cores is plenty.

What about yours?
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Originally Posted by Ninja_Boy View Post
I will be leaving my Processor at stock, however, my FSB will be raised to 400. Secondly, I will be tightening the timings to 4-4-4-5 or 3-3-3-8.
Be prepared to bump your chipset and vdimm voltage .
    
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I don't know. It's probably a B3 stepping, but, I hope it's a G0. Anyway, it doesn't matter, 2.4GHz per core with 4 cores is plenty.

What about yours?
Mines is B3 stepping. I might be dumping it for a G0 Stepping one though. Just be sure you have proper cooling, because these things can get very hot under load.
    
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Be prepared to bump your chipset and vdimm voltage .
Yeah right...

What's vDimm?

The Pope: Well, I'm hoping for ~30C Idle and 50C Load with an ambient of 25C. I will not be overclocking, so I will be running stock vCore and the Zalman is one of the top 5 coolers.
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