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hey Jonny , yeah it seems real odd with these chips ,
I did get s sort of explanation off a guy who worked for Intel

basically after a certain amount of time Intel relax their quality settings at manufacture of the wafers ,
so basically they cut the cost of the wafer which cuts the quality :swearing:

still getting 40% extra out of a chip is pretty good .....

but I am still wanting to squeeze that extra bit
That does sound plausible. I remember when early E6600's like the L629B's overclocked like crazy. My E6750 is probably one of the earlier ones too.
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I have a small mile stone

I got it 2 hour 0cct and 12 blend prime + 3 pass of memtest86 stable at
408 x 9

vcore of 1.50v (1.495 vdroop)

had to run the north bridge at 1.55v to get the memory stable at 1631mhz ddr3 and 1.80v 9-7-7-24

cpu pll v 1.7
fsb term volt 1.4


temps got to 65c & 62c

ah well I am going to back it off to 3.6ghz and see if I can run it at 1.40 vcore or lower for 24/7

should have bought a better mobo
    
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I had to push a 1.52v w/screaming fans to get a mid 3700 stable OC in the sig rig which is a 1.265 vid.
To much noise though so seasonally its running a fairly quiet 3400 now.
    
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this is mad

I am already 3 memtests and occt 2 hour clean at 3.6GHz (360 x 10) with a vcore of 1.40v

still finding it hard to see it needs 0.1v to get another 0.1ghz ?????

perhaps I needed to get a P5E3 deluxe (but then I am a cheapskate )
Edited by killbot - 7/3/08 at 7:07am
    
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