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I just got my maximus and in the processor of redoing to overclock.

For the people who have this board who also have q6600s, what are your nb and sb voltages? Also, does anyone use the performance enhancing tweaks? If so what are the settings?

Thanks for the help. Right now I have the quad at 3.55Ghz but get a crash after 1 hour of prime95 small ftp. I am fairly confident that it is something with the board, not the chip.
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I would use 1.5nbv for 3.6GHz. Enable Loadline, set references to their highest setting.
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I would use 1.5nbv for 3.6GHz. Enable Loadline, set references to their highest setting.
Ok. There is one setting that increases performance (i dont remember what it is called). Is that loadline?

I had nb at 1.45
My sb is auto. Should I leave it?

This board has the most intricate bios i have ever seen.
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Originally Posted by mortimersnerd View Post
I just got my maximus and in the processor of redoing to overclock.

For the people who have this board who also have q6600s, what are your nb and sb voltages? Also, does anyone use the performance enhancing tweaks? If so what are the settings?

Thanks for the help. Right now I have the quad at 3.55Ghz but get a crash after 1 hour of prime95 small ftp. I am fairly confident that it is something with the board, not the chip.
http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...help-area.html

also

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...69&postcount=1 Scroll down a little till you see "User Settings"
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thanks a ton
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