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and what really does it mean?
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For a 65nm quad like a Q6600, a good one would be in the 1.2-1.25 range. Anything higher isn't really bad though. VID is the voltage it takes to run stable at the stock speed.
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For a 65nm quad like a Q6600, a good one would be in the 1.2-1.25 range. Anything higher isn't really bad though. VID is the voltage it takes to run stable at the stock speed.
here mine good or ok
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I think it depends on you're motherboard, My E6420 is set at 1.35 at stock.
    
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That's pretty decent.
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That's pretty decent.
so mine at 3.0 ish it should go up some or should you do it at stock i was thinking of selling everyone wants vid,i have a e8400 commin,dont know if i should sell ,and keep witch one?
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That is a little above average, the most common VID is 1.28 ish, mine is 1.27, so consider yourself somewhat lucky. You should be able to hit 3.0Ghz at 1.26v.
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That is a little above average, the most common VID is 1.28 ish, mine is 1.27, so consider yourself somewhat lucky. You should be able to hit 3.0Ghz at 1.26v.
im at 3.0 now memory 1000 mhz

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im at 3.0 now memory 1000 mhz
Come on!

You have that nice x38 motherboard. We need 3.4Ghz+

BTW: My VID is a below average 1.3 but I can still reach 3.6Ghz for 24/7 use. While VID does matter, most q6600's are still topping out between 3.6-3.8 with the rare 4.0Ghz (under water) exception.

I have looked at a bunch of threads on this issue and I find that the lower VID's reach their thermal limit quicker (under less voltage) and the higher VID's reach the voltage limit with modest temps.
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Come on!

You have that nice x38 motherboard. We need 3.4Ghz+
im scared mommy i dont want to break it,im felling the erdge tho,is my memory to high it at its rated speed
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