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I was wondering what voltage I should stay under for a Q6600.

ATM I have it OCed to 3.6Ghz at 1.4V.
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I was wondering what voltage I should stay under for a Q6600.

ATM I have it OCed to 3.6Ghz at 1.4V.
1.5v or 72°c whichever comes first.
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Alright thank you.
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Alright thank you.
You're welcome and thank you.

1.5 is still alot for 24/7 usage(Electromigration becomes a factor), expect a shortened lifespan on the proc.
How long, who knows

You'll find that > 3.6ghz the increase in voltage needed for a higher speeds will scale at an alarming rate.

What type of cooling do you have BTW?
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Grunion, your take on 1.46 for a 24/7 overclock? And that's reported Vcore in somehting like HWmonitor, right, not the BIOS setting? My temps rarely ever go above 60 either...
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I'm using an Ultra-120 extreme, right now I have my Q6600 at 3.8GHz at 1.5V.

EDIT: So you can probably get there if you have a G0 and good cooling.
    
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I am also using a ultra-120 extreme. And my temps arent that bad, they idle at around the lower 30's.
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Grunion, your take on 1.46 for a 24/7 overclock? And that's reported Vcore in somehting like HWmonitor, right, not the BIOS setting? My temps rarely ever go above 60 either...
Im doing it on a quad right now

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I'm using an Ultra-120 extreme, right now I have my Q6600 at 3.8GHz at 1.5V.

EDIT: So you can probably get there if you have a G0 and good cooling.
Is that with vdroop?
What kind of load temps?
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Loads are around the 50's. And I did that pencil mod for the vdroop. I have an xfx 680i motherboard.
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Actually, I'm dropped to 1.44 as an experiment, and I'm passing the small FFT test so far, with a load temp of 63C. That's a bit better than it was; maybe my ocz freeze is cooking in? This is with pencil mod.

Grunion did you volt mod?
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