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High VID on my quad confusion

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The Q6600 I have has a VID of 1.325

I got it OC'd to 3.4 on about 1.4Vcore. I can't seem to get it much higher. I already had to boost the NB voltage to get it stable at 3.4.

Am I really going to have to make a .1 Vcore jump for 3.5 or 3.6? And plus I can't leave it at 1.5Vcore, it'd kill the thing!

Also, temps at 3.4 are outstanding! I have the Xigmatech HDT S-1283 and I idle at 34 34 27 27 and loads don't go much above 40's. My ambient is low, because I am in my new basement.

So do I really have to make a huge jump for 3.6? I couldn't get it to start at 1.45Vcore... and maybe the NB voltage has to go up again?

thanks OCN
Edited by se7en56 - 7/9/08 at 8:21am
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post #2 of 5
you can leave it @ 1.5 and it wont die. but i agree with you,start @ 1.45 and see if you can get it stable
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Yeah. I tried at 1.45 and it would blue screen after windows loaded. So should I really jump to 1.5?
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Wow that sucks =X. I'd just stick with the 3.4, i mean its really not "that" bad.
post #5 of 5
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Haha. no it's not bad, I was just looking to max it out

Yeah, it sucks though haha. Especially when I have seen people's quads with a Vcore of like 1.125 and so on... geez! haha
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