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I would lap it.. My e6750 had a slight "problem" can you see what it might be? rofl :/

    
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Thanks for the help.

I set my room temp @ 21c most of the time, but if you mean the case temp i don't know how to find that.
21C! That means you're temps should be at 34-38C idle and a maximum of ~58C load. I would definately get some Arctic Silver 5 and wait for the curing period (one week of using your processor, with your computer being off to cool off). You'll see a 5C drop in temp after the curing period. Secondly, use VERY little. I'm talking about a thin X or Y on your processor just enough to lightly coat the whole IHS (cover of your processor) when your heatsink is placed on top.

I would look into water cooling or RMA'ing that QX6850 for a G0 Q6600 because you can't do any overclocking with a Load temp of 80C!
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Zalman = Flat base. Antec 900 = Good cooling. Zalman Grease = 2-3C of AS5, so that wouldn't cause the load temp being 20C above what it should be!

Thanks for the sig!

On topic: Maybe you're vCore is too high or something, set it to 1.24 or 1.25, that's stock. (I know 1.246v is stock for me, but, stock for a Q6600 is 2.4GHz not 3.0GHz.)

Go into your BIOS, Advanced Options, check your CPU Voltage (vCore) make sure it's set to "STOCK" or "AUTO".

The only solution: Turn on the AC and go H2O Cooling. I'm sorry to tell you.
I was thinking to go with H2O cooling, but the Compusa guy didn't recommand it for me . I will try to play with the voltage. I just didn't understand the meaning of vcore until now

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I was thinking to go with H2O cooling, but the Compusa guy didn't recommand it for me . I will try to play with the voltage. I just didn't understand the meaning of vcore until now

Thanks for the help
COMPUSA? You need some guidance. He said "No" because they don't sell H2O Components. Not building cooling from them = no money for them. I would look into Water Cooling and talk to people like duckieho and other water coolers, nitteo has a QX6700 by the way.

I would recommend spending $200-300 on a good loop with quality parts. Some people see very little rises over ambient, and since your ambient is good that is good. CyberDruid has a build log with an Antec 900 + Water cooling.

Talk to Murlocke, he has a QX6700 on Air, nitteo has a QX6700 with a good water cooling loop, cognoscenti has had a Quad on Water, and duckieho just knows a lot about water cooling. Also, talk to Syrillian and CyberDruid that have built many systems and have used many Air/Water Coolers with a handful of Processors.


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i'm being annoying here a bit, but what do you guy mean my " Lap it" ?
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i'm being annoying here a bit, but what do you guy mean my " Lap it" ?
sorry
It's when you take Sand Paper of different grits (200, 400, 600, 800, 1000, 2000) and make the base of your Processor and/or Heatsink flat to improve contact. More copper touching the Processor means more heat being transfered.

And, no problem, feel free to PM me with questions as well, because I will be sleeping shortly... It's 2:30
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It's when you take Sand Paper of different grits (200, 400, 600, 800, 1000, 2000) and make the base of your Processor and/or Heatsink flat to improve contact. More copper touching the Processor means more heat being transfered.

And, no problem, feel free to PM me with questions as well, because I will be sleeping shortly... It's 2:30
Thanks i don't think i will lap my CPU. This looks crazy.
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[QUOTE=Xecuter2;2507917]I would lap it.. My e6750 had a slight "problem" can you see what it might be? rofl :/
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Thanks i don't think i will lap my CPU. This looks crazy.
Yeah, it voids the balls out of your warranty as well. Intel's got a 3 year one for Retail Processors, you just send one back and they send you a fresh one.

Send me a PM with any of your questions, or post here and I'll answer in the morning.

I subscribed to this thread. I'm addicted to see what the problem is.

Good luck and have fun!
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[QUOTE=Xecuter2;2507917]I would lap it.. My e6750 had a slight "problem" can you see what it might be? rofl :/
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