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Hey guys, I just put in my Q6600. I wanted to see if this temperature is fine. I"m using watercooling and it isn't overclocked yet. This is idle temperature with nothing running.

Also... when I turn on cpu-z, core speed and multipler changes, sometimes its 1600 with multipler of 6 and then it changes to 2400 with multipler of 9. What's up with that?




This is when running orthos.
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Intel's max on the Q6600 is 62

The reason it keeps jumping from 6 to 9 is because of SpeedStep. You can limit in your BIOS, and should if you overclock
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hi,
I got the same CPU as you do.
The Core2's throttle down to 6X multiplier when you're idling your CPU. no worries, run something and it will kick in quick.
As for your temps, they look good too. I'm on air, but when I was checking out water cooling, they look about right.
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Those temps are nice on that G0 under water. The G0 has a maximum thermal spec of 72.1c the B3 is 62c. Everything looks good to go.

The multiplier goes down as it's an energy saving feautre, Disable SpeedStep and/or C1E in your Bios.
 
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