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me agian with another newbie question. i have a b3 q6600. Is the g0 better? I mean i could sell it and get a g0. Is it worth it?
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The G0 is better because it runs cooler, therefore allowing you to overclock it further. If your happy with your current overclock and speed, then there is no reason to upgrade to the G0 revision. Anything over 3.0Ghz with a Core 2 Duo isn't really noticeable anyway. The G0 also has a higher thermal specification of 72 C vs. 61 for the B3.
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G0 > B3

It just is usually the heat for the difference. Like said above.
    
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post #4 of 11
Yeah, I mean i still have my B3 running at 3.6. It can even do 3.8 but I would need water for that.
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Yeah, I mean i still have my B3 running at 3.6. It can even do 3.8 but I would need water for that.
Jeez, nice OC for that B3!
    
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i was about to say the same thing!! i must have a piece of crap b3, because i have been trying to get 3.6, but every setting i give it under load(orthos one hour) temps go to 68 C and i am water cooled. What are you guys doign that i am not. all i did was increase fsb to 1600, and then adjusted my voltages to get it stable. What am i doing wrong
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post #7 of 11
My B3 blows..... maxes @ 3.8 on my top loop water system... and it Overheats @ that and can only do 1M super pi runs...
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post #8 of 11
the G0 is genrerally seen as better than the B3, but unless you can make the trade without taking a loss, i wouldn't bother ditching the B3.
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post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by H3||scr3am View Post
My B3 blows..... maxes @ 3.8 on my top loop water system... and it Overheats @ that and can only do 1M super pi runs...
B3 at 3.8 ... doesn't blow

lol... that's very nice.

Just keep the b3, it's not worth it to change, you won't notice many differences unless your a bench whore and in that case why do you have a q6600?
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post #10 of 11
I had a B3 Q6600 dont use it anymore due to it cant overclock on my P5N32-E SLI due to regulation voltages with the board dont work well with the Quad.

Also it runs hot .

However Duos overclock well on this board 3.7ghz 24/7 . idle 30-34 Load 54-57
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