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post #11 of 32
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I'm just wanting to pull my AM2+ MB and 6000+ out and plug in a Intel MB and Processor. Everything else in my sig rig will be running on it.

Thanks everyone

This round of reps is on me.
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post #12 of 32
Pentium Dual Core E2*** series o/c very well too. Some of the members here had no problems o/cing the processor to 3GHz without raising the vcore.
post #13 of 32
Q6600 will offer best value for money and on your WC you could expect around 4GHz, the best Intel cpu atm for high overclocks is a C2D as they dont get as hot as quads obviously, and of the new Intel C2D E8*** series are good duals, however if you are looking at quads you may want to wait until the Q9450 as the Q6600 is getting old now.
Motherboard wise look at the Intel X38/X48 chipset, i would recommend the new 790i Ultra but thats SLi only
    
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post #14 of 32
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Looking at the Q6600 for my test processor then. Sounds like the best for what I want to do. I dont mind raising the Vcore at all. Have my 6000+ running @ 3.531 ghz @ 1.58 vcore.
Wht would be the max vcore on this chip? It will be on water using a Fuzion with nozzle.

Yeah dont want to mess with SLi/Nvidia at all.
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post #15 of 32
1.50v is max as mentioned by Intel. Feel free to go beyond that but that will accelerate electromigration by a large margin.

http://processorfinder.intel.com/det...px?sSpec=SLACR
     
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E8400 or Q6600.
    
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post #17 of 32
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Looking at the Q6600's on newegg but how would I know if its a G0 stepping one?
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post #18 of 32
E6600 - E8500 - Q6600.
    
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Dunno. I ordered from them and got lucky....
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post #20 of 32
do it tor it's not that bad once u iron out the kinks. i took my pump out of my amd rig to get this rif running. so the amd rig is now in mod haitus till i can get a new pump for it.

i would recommend the q6600 only cause it's what amd should be at now
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