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Difference between q6600 g0 and b3

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i was wondering what the difference between the g0 and b3 are i have a q6600(dont know if its g0 or b3) inside my rampage formula and i cant get it to overclock manually only way i can oc is with the ai suite is the b3 a locked q6600?
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B3 is the first revision of the Q6600.
G0 is the second and last revision.

B3 runs hotter and usually takes more volts than a G0 for a stable clock. Run Core Temp. It will tell you if it's a B3 or G0.

Also, why can't you overclock through the BIOS? Prebuilt?
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nope i put everything together myself i ordered all the parts off newegg maybe i just dont know how to use the rampage formula bios, well ive taken the pc completely apart for now im going to be putting it into a mozart tx ill update on how things work out once its all setup
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Q9400 3.10Ghz Asus P5N-D GTX 280 2x Corsair 2MB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Western Digital 500gb Windows Vista Home Premium 22 inch Viewsonic G15 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair 750 watt CM HAF 932 G5 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9400 3.10Ghz Asus P5N-D GTX 280 2x Corsair 2MB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Western Digital 500gb Windows Vista Home Premium 22 inch Viewsonic G15 
PowerCaseMouse
Corsair 750 watt CM HAF 932 G5 
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