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Hello everyone,

I pretty sure someone has overclocked the q6600 on the 790I ultra. But am new the overclocking world and this is my first official build. So i plan on overclocking to 3ghz. the only thing i know so far is to change the fsb to generate the frequency. But i dont know how to go about doing other things to make sure its done right. so my question is what setting must i enter in bios to achieve 3ghz with a 500watt ps. I ask before i regret destroying my first build.

thank you for your time in advance!
Edited by dan12288 - 5/20/08 at 5:56pm
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post #2 of 17
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anyone?
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post #3 of 17
Go for 3.2 Ghz, you can do it on the same volts

Set the following:

VCORE: 1.4 (will vdroop to 1.32 measured)
FSB: 1.4
SPP: 1.4

turn off speed step, c1e, all spread spectrums

good luck!
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post #4 of 17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by imapwnu View Post
Go for 3.2 Ghz, you can do it on the same volts

Set the following:

VCORE: 1.4 (will vdroop to 1.32 measured)
FSB: 1.4
SPP: 1.4

turn off speed step, c1e, all spread spectrums

good luck!
what is spp and c1e?


ill try today... hopefully wont kill my cpu.... will the 500 watt PS hold up?
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post #5 of 17
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anyone?
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post #6 of 17
1.4V is safe.
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CPU Enhanced Halt (C1E)
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post #8 of 17
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so just by changing the voltage it will increase the frequency?
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post #9 of 17
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when you said to turn off all spread spectrum's you mean from all devices right... Sata, pci-e, etc.

I set it up unlinked at 333x9 , or should i have done it linked...

also does leaving the c1e make a difference. i mean it saves power right since it lowers the specs for less voltage or should i just take it off...


so far the only changes i made are
vcore: 1.4
fsb:1.4
spp: 1.4

left on the speed step which i could not find
left on c1e and all spread spectrum's

by the way this is the first time i over clocked my pc and its running well and am supper excited...should i make some changes?
Edited by dan12288 - 5/22/08 at 9:21pm
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post #10 of 17
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HELP!!! so i went into bios again to make some changes and i disabled the C1e
and changed the fsb to 350x9(3.2ghz) and then saved and was waiting for pc to reboot and nothing i only got a black screen... now i am hoping i didn't screw up... please tell me i didn't screw up... can i fix this!!
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