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How well do the new Q6600's overclock?

post #1 of 14
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I'm debating on weather I should get a Q6600 or a E8400 for my first computer build. I will try to over clock either one that I get. Just wanted to know how well the newest Q6600's overclock. If I got the Q6600 from newegg would I get a G0 stepping version?

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...Number=7734251 Link to my Build.
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post #2 of 14
Not bad....here's something i did earlier. I have had 3.8Ghz also using a 450FSB

 
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post #3 of 14
most if not all Q6600's now are G0's. build looks good btw, although the nvidia 9800gtx price dropped to $199 and are now at a very good price point

edit: i got my Q6600 up to 3.78ghz. link is in my sig
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post #4 of 14
I think he said something about newer chips. Your overclock information dosent really help him unless you tell when you got your chip.
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post #5 of 14
You can tell more with the vid if its older or newer,mines 1.2625 about 6 months old.Seems the newer are 1.30 and higher,with 1.3 v-c

Edited by phillipjos - 6/23/08 at 10:38pm
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post #6 of 14
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Yeah those are some nice overclocks but I would like to know how the the q6600 would overclock if i just bought one.

Also is the motherboard I picked good for overclocking?
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post #7 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hitoshi View Post
Yeah those are some nice overclocks but I would like to know how the the q6600 would overclock if i just bought one.

Also is the motherboard I picked good for overclocking?
Id say yes but really dont know the specs,ive seen a couple that do,imo ps: Yes go with the quad.
Edited by phillipjos - 6/23/08 at 10:44pm
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post #8 of 14
I got a q6600 (retail)a couple of months back , it has a vid =1.2825v and got 385x9 and 420 x 8 ,

but I think I may have been killing the FSB with my settings then .
I have moved onto a q6700 and got 3.65GHz stable so far that has a vid = 1.2625 and was a oem
    
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post #9 of 14
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Gezz, yeah I guess that it would be a good idea to go with a q6600 and just overclock it to 3.2+ As for the video card I'm not so sure about anymore lol, I know that the 8800gt is a good card but since the new ones have came out i could probably get a better one now.
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post #10 of 14
The newer chips that are being packed now, don't overclock as well as the older ones. You should deffinately get 3.2, possibly get 3.4, if your lucky get 3.6.
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