Originally Posted by flyin15sec
Motherboard choice plays a much larger role in max OC than VID. And even if you got 2 exact motherboards, both may have different max OC capabilities on the same processor.
What does this tell us? That we are all at the mercy of the OC gods.
Yeah, my Q6600 is limited by my IP35 Pro's super 0.07v vdroop. Plus the DS3L I'm using for my E2180 needs to have 1.485v in the BIOS for 1.455v in CPU-Z, which under load lowers to 1.425v.
Originally Posted by demonbane23
Also screwed my intel makes it sounds like they promised you a good overclocking chip... we all play the ocing game and take the chances of buying chips and hoping for the best.
Intel sells a product that does its rated and advertised specs its just that we try to push it to the limits. Intel didnt screw you is what people are saying... It sucks that you didnt get a super low VID and an amazing chip I mean of course we all hope for that....
Either way its a decent overclock...
I already know getting good chips is luck (or you buy it used), and I just got unlucky both times.