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Help getting E6600 over 3ghz

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I overclocked my E6600 to 333mhz , x9 , its running at a nice 2.97ghz at 38 cel.
Very stable

If i try to go 400mhz it wont accept it. When I tried a x8 multiplier I got it to show 3.4ghz at bios boot but immediately shut down.


I know this cpu judging from cpu temps and stability can go higher than 3.0ghz

I am thinking that its my Gigabytes P35-S3 Rev 1.0 motherboard thats the problem.

Any thoughts?
post #2 of 7
You should try putting your Vcore up a bit, also could you please fill in your signature system so we can see what your specs a like? Thanks
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up your vcore by maybe .075v or so and see if it will boot at 350-380. if that works, then get it stable at that voltage and up your vcore again until it you can at least boot into windows at 400. from there, just keep upping your vcore until you can run Orthos for at least an hour. I'd probably look into alternate cooling methods though if your temps are getting above 65-70C under load which they very well might with enough of a vcore bump.

also like darkspearxz said, fill in your sig rig so we can see what else you're working with. a screenshot with cpu-z, coretemp and orthos running at your highest stable OC would be helpful as well.
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After long hours of testing my processor was stable @ 3.4 GHz with a 1.425 Vcore
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Also, set your System Memory Multiplier to 2.0 so you're not overclocking your ram beyond its limit.
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How much vcore have you tried using ?
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post #7 of 7
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the response guys, i added my pc specs in my sig also.

Ok great guys, I have it running stable and great now at 3.24ghz at 1.375 vcore.

The key was in incrementally increasing my vcore by the smallest step possible and it accepts it if you build up to it, kind of weird I don't know why it just wouldnt take it in the first place?

Im thinking if I up my vcore a bit more slowly but surely its gonna take 370 which is kinda where id like to be...


I will play with it more now and see..
Edited by mrserv0n - 5/12/08 at 11:53am
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