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V Droop fix?

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Hi guys, here's my situation..
I have a Q6600 (G0) running on a MSI P35 NeoFR-2 board.
I can have it clocked up to 3443Mhz on 1.397 V-core, and it's stable and all.
Now when I make the jump to 3.5Ghz, which the chip will do on other boards, it takes a insane amount of v-core to be stable. Now, I know part of this is my Motherboard. If I have it set to 1.5v-core in BIOS, CPU-Z never shows more then 1.456-1.458 on load and all.
So I'm guessing that it's the v-droop killing my OC, and I could probably run it on like 1.45 if I could just stabilize my v-core.
Any Idea's on how to do this? I've googled, and found one post over at XTsystems talking about the platinum version of this board, and they listed a v-droop mod there.
I tried that, and to no avail..

Please help. I know this chip is killer, I'm just trying to get the OC up a bit more..
TIA!
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Well i'm not familiar with your mobo when you say the chip has gotten higher in other mobo's do you mean your chip or the q6600 in general. Cause not all the chips are the same so its possible yours wont go past that. i have the same problem with vdroop and cant get past 3.4 but i think my chip doesnt like going past it without absurd amounts of vcore.
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Yes, I mean my CPU. I should have made that more clear.
I don't think it's the board limit, mainly because I can run my E6320 at a faster FSB on the board, and it runs fine. I'm not sure if the board is just picky about Quads or not..

Mainly this is my attempt at getting the fastest possible rig with the parts I have on hand. And I just can't decide if the EVGA 680i board or this MSI P35 board would be better for the Quad or not.
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