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Unless you just MUST have the unlocked multiplier?
Thats a big part of it.
    
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you can easily raise the multi on the q6600 and get a very nice overclock. Once i get my new water set up im expecting 3.2-3.4 stable. Runs hot but doesnt need very much vcore which is nice
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you can easily raise the multi on the q6600 and get a very nice overclock. Once i get my new water set up im expecting 3.2-3.4 stable. Runs hot but doesnt need very much vcore which is nice
Multi is laser cut, so no you can't raise it.. Only lower.

Anyway get a P35 / X38 chipset mobo and you can get very high FSB's so no need for the QX6700
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Just get the 8800GTX and OC it - It will be faster and not as hot and you will save a bundle
As much as I love Mad...that info is wrong wrong wrong....



This whole thread has alot of bad info in it.... upward clocking Q6600's etc etc

The best advice you can get is always from people who have actually had all the things you enquire about. Not spectators....
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What is the difference between the GTX and Ultra? Thought it was just clock speeds.
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What is the difference between the GTX and Ultra? Thought it was just clock speeds.
Ultra is a revision of the GTX core. There are also some volt changes and just different components but if you can OC a GTX far enough it may equal an Ultra..
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As much as I love Mad...that info is wrong wrong wrong....



This whole thread has alot of bad info in it.... upward clocking Q6600's etc etc

The best advice you can get is always from people who have actually had all the things you enquire about. Not spectators....
It would be nice if you could enlighten us on the main differences between the GTX and Ultra other than stock clockspeed. And why the Ultra is so much better.
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And why the Ultra is so much better.
Cuz the Core Clock is 47MHz faster
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It would be nice if you could enlighten us on the main differences between the GTX and Ultra other than stock clockspeed. And why the Ultra is so much better.
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Cuz the Core Clock is 47MHz faster
You have a 6800 you just read things.. Then again I do too but if you would know the Ultra is a revision of the GTX..

It's like the Brisbane versions of X2's but pretend they had an architecture update and higher clock speeds..

The Ultra is faster and better than the GTX stock for stock and OC to OC.

It's also better cooled and has a revised core and some memory updates and diff voltage requirements.
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Here is a quote from k|ngp|n:

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YES. On every form of cooling they scaled better. For me, this card is everything the gtx could have/should have been. G80 was still a huge step in graphics performance, so I'm not complaining. This card makes for a nice refresh though.
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