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Now my turn: ~300 for mobo + cpu

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I have everything else, including probably the craziest water cooling setup ever, part custom machined, part industrial cooling equipment. With this in mind, i'm looking for a something which can stand a good, healthy overclock. I haven't been paying attention to computer hardware for some time, so i'm asking for advice.
In case it helps, I dont do much gaming (snes9x mostly ) but i do photoshop and a lot of matlab, mathematical computing, and software development.
thanks!
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Q6600 - $185
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Q6600 - $185
Gigabyte EP45-UD3P - $117 AMIR
out of curiosity, what kind of overclock could one expect with this setup and decent memory?
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3.2-3.8ghz
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If extremely crazy water cooling then I would be maybe 4Ghz if your lucky
     
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3.2 would be possible with just air and without tweaking voltage settings afaik.

your gonna need a after market heatsinkfan tho.
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