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Kay so im trying to OC my q6600 to be stable at 3.2 with 1:1 ratio to RAM and as a minor test ive been running 3dmark06 and am failing that. So i go into my bios and see that i have my vcore set at 1.43750 but in CPU-Z its drooping to 1.39. Will that affect my stability? Is there anyway to fix this vdroop?

Any tips on stability would help, here are my specs

FSB: 1.4
Mem: 2.1
Ram is only at about 450 mhz 4-4-4-12 as stated in CPU-Z

edit: forget to mention im using an XFX nForce 680i LT board.
post #2 of 15
thats rather high volts for 3.2GHz... my Q6600 does 3.2 on stock volts 1.325
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Jesus, i wish mine would . What is your FSB and Southbridge voltage? Also, what is your memory set at?
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Im running all stock volts my memory is at 907MHz 4-4-3-5 T2 2.1V... a few people round here run their Q6600 GO's @3.2GHz with stock volts

What motherboard u using ???
Edited by wiggy2k7 - 5/27/08 at 2:39pm
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My motherboard is a XFX nForce 680i LT and by stock do you mean what they came at or Auto?
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My motherboard is a XFX nForce 680i LT and by stock do you mean what they came at or Auto?
Ok, there is your problem.
Your motherboard is horrible with quad.
You be lucky if you can get that board stable at any volts with a quad at 3.2.

The only boards out of the 680i line that can overclock a quad well are the A1 and A2 boards.
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My motherboard is a XFX nForce 680i LT and by stock do you mean what they came at or Auto?
By stock i mean what they came at.. i dont use auto i prefer to set them manually but for 3.2GHz on this board i didn't need to bump any voltages up, the only things i needed to alter was raising the FSB to 356 and setting the ram timmings and divider to 2.4
Edited by wiggy2k7 - 5/27/08 at 2:47pm
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By stock i mean what they came at
you got a screen shot to backup your claim. and the SS has to be of coretemp for your VID and CPUz for your voltage.
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you got a screen shot to backup your claim. and the SS has to be of coretemp for your VID and CPUz for your voltage.
His claim isn't that outrageous, is it?

My Q6700's VID is 1.275 and I'm currently running 3.33ghz on 1.248 vCORE...

Attachment 74062

-EDIT-

@ OP sorry for the OT discussion... As other's have pointed out your mobo is what's limiting you.
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By stock i mean what they came at.. i dont use auto i prefer to set them manually but for 3.2GHz on this board i didn't need to bump any voltages up, the only things i needed to alter was raising the FSB to 356 and setting the ram timmings and divider to 2.4
Before giving someone advise, take a look at what motherboard they are running the quad with.

You can't possibly think that xfx 680i LT is going to act the same way as your p35 gigabyte...even if it is only a ds3L.
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