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Why lower multiplier?

post #1 of 4
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Hi all,

I wanted to ask this question because the multi is really a strange phenomenon on my system.

My Q6700 (10x266)

is currently running in 10x320, so Q67@3,2 1.3V

The strange thing is, that when I lower the multi to 9 or so, the temperatures will raise dramatically in my Tjunction.

With multi on 10 I can run my Q6700 yet stable with only +4°C while multi 9 or 8 would give me atleast +9°C.

So damn the higher FSB, I'm running it stable on 3,2 with almost no higher temps and stock cooler!!!


Can anyone explain please?
post #2 of 4
your running a low multi and a higher fsb making everything work harder and what happens when you work harder... you get warmer
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Are you just dropping the multiplier, or are you dropping the multiplier and raising the bus speed to the same clock speed?
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Well for certain applications the higher fsb and overclocked ram will benefit you. For instance in applications that access memory often for disparate data, i.e. applications like a database server that will access different data constantly making cache less or a factor and memory bandwidth key. No use for it on a desktop though. For gaming and everyday computing, you want a high cpu freq with low memory latency; and by lowering multi you overclock ram, which in most cases necessitates looser timings.
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