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If you aren't going to do SLI then just get the same Gigabyte board all the rest of us are buying. It'll have no problem taking your Q6600 to 4GHz or more if the chip can handle it.

If you ARE going to do SLI in the very near future, then go Core i7.
Like I said in my post, my friend went from his 680i A1 to that Gigabyte board and has no problem hitting 4GHz with his Q6600. I want to try my chip in his board since I'm no longer running SLI to see if I can gain anything and if it's worth it to replace my 780i.
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wat 680i do you have? T1 or A1?
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so if I get the 780i I can overclock the f**k out of it then? no matter which model

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131319

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188024
Edited by jdub - 12/19/08 at 4:07am
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wat 680i do you have? T1 or A1?
We've discovered that he has an NF63-A2 (SE SLI)...so he is going to have to get a new Mobo to OC the quad.
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Hate to be a terror but the mcp is the southbridge, the spp is the northbridge look it up, dont worry loads of people have made that mistake.

If its 1066mhz ram then the timings will most likley be 5-5-5-15 with the ram around 2.0~2.2v
mY BAD... you are wrong
Edited by Russkiy - 12/19/08 at 8:56am
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We've discovered that he has an NF63-A2 (SE SLI)...so he is going to have to get a new Mobo to OC the quad.
I was just gonna say this.........I knew it when I read the OP.
    
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I was just gonna say this.........I knew it when I read the OP.
Yep...I did the same thing and bought the SE because it was $40 cheaper in 2007...not realizing that it couldn't clock a quad. Oh well...got my 780i now and doin fine.
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I gave my brother a XFX 780i SLI and Q6600 as a present and it clocked to 3.0ghz with little to no effort. Had to raise vcore from 1.285v to 1.325v and it was stable (vid 1.28v just like mine). These boards are very picky... I love my mobo, once I sat down on it (forgot it was right behind me on the couch and I weigh 240lbs) and it still works like a charm clocks very well. Its the RAM that is hardto tweek if you buy OCZ.
Edited by Russkiy - 12/19/08 at 9:04am
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post #49 of 49
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Then explain why in my BIOS i have an "MCP" and a "southbridge" lol. You're wrong. The "MCP" is the memory controller aka northbridge on a S775 board.
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mY BAD... you are wrong
Sigh when will people learn:

http://www.pcper.com/image.php?aid=320&img=01_big.jpg

http://xtreview.com/images/nForce-68...-sli-cpu-z.jpg

Any more people convinced that Im wrong.

Remember the 680i does things a tad different to intel baords.

Edit; actually I invite someone to just cool the north bridge then report back what the mcp temp says.
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