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I've currently got my cpu at 1.38 volts and CPU-Z still reads a 2.44GHz, whats up with that? My cpu isn't lapped either.

I know that might be a pretty stupid question to ask, just curious though.. I've ran voltage up to 1.40 and still stayed the same.
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You did change the FSB right?
    
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Probably didn't. For a 1.38 vcore what would you recommend?
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You need to increase the FSB over the 1066Mhz, which is stock for an E6600, in order to overclock the CPU. You only alter voltages after increaseing FSB in order to atain an even higher overclock, or maintain stability.
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Gotcha, I'm gonna go check that out in the BIOs. What increments would you recommend? I don't wanna blow up the rig to much haha.
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Awesome, appreciate the input.
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Yeah, I have the 780i bookmarked :-)
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