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Well, I tried a crapload of other combinations, and none seems as stable or as fast as my current 400x9=3600MHz setup.

So, subjectively, is this a decent OC from an E6600? I really don't know what I expected, and I have no complaints, as it's just stupid fast. It just seems sort of anti-climactic for me. I fiddled with it for all of a few hours after getting Windoze installed and managed what is still the best OC I can get. Maybe the thrill is just gone?
    
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400x9 is a very impressive overclock.
What voltage setting are you using?
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Overclocked from 2.4 to 3.33GHZ, 1.4 vcore. Temp 35-40 degree idle, 50-55 degree full load.





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i run the OCCT torture test, right?
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Yes that test is perfectly acceptable, if run for the correct period of time.
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how long is the correct period of time? 2 hours?
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For OCCT, a minimum of two hours is indeed required.
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and do you have to run one or two for a hyper threaded single core processor?
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Yeah, WItchfire I'm in the same boat as you are.

3.6 was cake to reach with this E6600 once I got my BIOS version set straight. Two days in and it Orthosed for 11+ hours before I turned it off. This is on 1.425 vcore. I'm currently priming on the same setup but now with 1.375vcore and 5C lower ambients. Though I don't think I needed the ambients at all.
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I'm curious as to how 3402MHz = 3.6GHz?

I am referring to the top overclock in the main thread.
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