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Will a lower VID q6600 clock better?

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I have a 1.3125 vid q6600 that I can't seem to get 100% stable at 3.6 at 1.52idle vcore and 1.48 load vcore after droop with a TRUE. Temps are not an issue at all as they never go over 58c load at the current voltage.

My buddy has a 1.2125 Vid q6600 that he isnt overclocking at all and is willing to trade me.

Will this make a difference... I think it might as hopefully having to use less voltage will increase my clock... what are your thoughts?
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post #2 of 91
Sometimes yes, sometimes no. Trade up if yours isnt doing what you want anyways.
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i will promise that his will clock better ive had about 10 Q6600's and the VID is almost always a good way to tell what kind of clocker it will be., 1.2125 is NICE
    
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i will promise that his will clock better ive had about 10 Q6600's and the VID is almost always a good way to tell what kind of clocker it will be., 1.2125 is NICE
Have you had any with a vid that low?

What vid is the chip you have in your sig rig?
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nope
    
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Where would I find the VID? Would that be shown in Core Temps? I see VID 1.250v in Core Temps on my Q6600 G0.
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Where would I find the VID? Would that be shown in Core Temps? I see VID 1.250v in Core Temps on my Q6600 G0.
Yes that is where you would find it... what can you clock yours to?
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Where would I find the VID? Would that be shown in Core Temps? I see VID 1.250v in Core Temps on my Q6600 G0.
1.250 isnt bad i would say your chip should be good for at least 3.8ghz
    
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1.250 isnt bad i would say your chip should be good for at least 3.8ghz
You think I could even get remotely close to 4.0ghz with my TRUE?
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You think I could even get remotely close to 4.0ghz with my TRUE?
if by remotely close you mean 3.6-3.7 then yes
    
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