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Q6600 overclocking with a Tuniq Tower

post #1 of 12
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I am looking at buying a cooler for the Q6600 G0 and overclocking. My first thought was the TRUE with a Scythe Slipstream. It is pretty expensive, though, and I am on a budget. I want to get to at least 3.2 GHz on my CPU with a Abit ip35 pro or dfi dk lanparty p35 t2rs or even a p5ke. Will the TT120 get me there with acceptable temps for everyday and gaming use?
post #2 of 12
The tuniq will be just fine. Its just a tiny bit under the thermalright ultra 120 extreme but still performs great. You will definitely hit 3.2 with great temps.
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yes it will. i get my Q6600 @ 3.2 running around 60-62 on a full load with the Zalman 9700. its my sig rig. you should get better than that with the TT!
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Yes....tuniq tower is a great heatsink, should have no problem at all at 3.2
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post #5 of 12
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What kind of temps will I be looking at? How will they compare to the TRUE? How much will this reduce the life of the processor? It should last at least 4-8 years for me. I don't get money to build a new PC that often as a teenager.
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Tuniq is onsale at newegg $40.Is listed in the deal section here.Case you hadnt seen it.
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post #8 of 12
The TT is a good heatsink, but ide go with thermalright ultra 120 extreme.

I have the asus silent knight and my q6600 runs 30c idle
post #9 of 12
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Any TRUEs on sale?
post #10 of 12
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What is the temp difference from the TRUE to a TT120 on a Q6600?
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