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Im pretty noob at this stuff never actually try overclocking before what is first i need to to do?

can u guys help me how much far should i overclock my q6600 3.0?3.2? and plus ram overclocking, timing .
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The Overclock is done through motherboard settings. But OC also affects ram. So for anyone to give you some help, we need to know your components (and be as precise as possible).

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Welcome!!

First thing you should do is put in the system specs (Click User CP, then edit system specs) so we can see what you're working with.

Secondly, Read through this to get an idea of how everything works together.

Then, just start asking simpler questions and we'll be happy to assist you!!

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Fill in system specs, then we can help, also
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Hah, I think he gets the idea on system specs.....lol
    
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That looks perfect. You should have no problems OC'ing with that setup. I see you've done your homework.
    
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Originally Posted by kaxx View Post
That looks perfect. You should have no problems OC'ing with that setup. I see you've done your homework.
yea but when i enter bios kinda confusing to many option etc making me anxious that i might mess something up what i need to do first when i enter bios ?
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post #10 of 13
Here are some settings you could use to get 3.2GHz with your Q6600 assuming the CPU can handle 3.2GHz at 1.35v or less (this OC is very doable with these settings). These arent difinitive, it is all based on the CPU, but these settings are solid for the board itself.

Advanced BIOS Features
CPU Enhanced Halt (C1E) Disable
CPU Thermal Monitor 2(TM2) Disable
CPU EIST Function (Note) Disable

MB Intelligent Tweaker(M.I.T.)
CPU Host Clock Control Enabled
x CPU Host Frequency (Mhz) 360
PCI Express Frequency (Mhz) 100
System Memory Multiplier (SPD) 800

System Voltage Control
DDR2 OverVoltage Control: +0.4v
PCI-E OverVoltage Control [Normal]
FSB OverVoltage Control +0.1 (might need +0.2 when running 400 FSB)
(G)MCH OverVoltage Control +0.1 (This is your northbridge voltage, might need +0.2 when running 400 FSB)
CPU Voltage Control 1.30v - 1.35v (this is your CPU's vcore, it might need less then 1.35v, or it might need a little bit more... only testing will tell)

Depending on what bios you have, you might have to press [CTRL+F1] in the main bios menu to access advanced memory timing options.

Here are your CPU Specs (I'm assuming you have the new G0 Q6600):




You also need to download CPU-Z to check settings from within windows. The main CPU tab and memory tab are the important ones. Also use CoreTemp to monitor your CPU's temp at idle and load. To put a load and stress test your OC, run Prime 95. All of these programs can be found in the downloads section.
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