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fsb terminator voltage?
No sir. Like I said I've never overclocked a Q6600 but apparently the NB voltage is the FSB voltage, which makes sense now that I think about it. Try upping the voltage when raising your FSB.
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well also what stepping are you using? cause if it not a G0 you might be hitting a wall on your cpu quite possibly.

I had a xeon (about the same as a Q6600 but a 9 multi) but it it hit 3.2ghz easily without a vcore bump and I was using a DFI X38 board too
 
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G0 slacr! also what would be a too high nb voltage?
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post #24 of 84
well if you can monitor your NB temps dont let it get over 60C when you stress test your cpu. other then that go as high as you feel comfortable with unless anyone knows better.
 
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well if you can monitor your NB temps dont let it get over 60C when you stress test your cpu. other then that go as high as you feel comfortable with unless anyone knows better.
^This, just push that NB until you can POST without stop codes.
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post #26 of 84
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well. im currently at 1.3v nb..and the redzone starts at 1.4 reasonably shakey about it. lol but even when i did that i remember it not being stable. also dont wanna fry the nb chip.
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post #27 of 84
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well. im currently at 1.3v nb..and the redzone starts at 1.4 reasonably shakey about it. lol but even when i did that i remember it not being stable. also dont wanna fry the nb chip.
Hmm, this is really troubling. You said everything worked well with stock everything? Honestly it might be your motherboard holding you back.
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you wont fry it as long as it doesnt go above 60c or at least it shouldnt if the board is good quailty. Of course your board might be holding you back also, cause your the second person I have seen with a nvidia chipset that had problems OCing there Q6600 up even to 3.0ghz. Hell might even be the same chipset too lol.

Hell this PoS P35 board im using was able to hit 3.6ghz on my Q9650 i had to sell.
 
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post #29 of 84
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you wont fry it as long as it doesnt go above 60c or at least it shouldnt if the board is good quailty. Of course your board might be holding you back also, cause your the second person I have seen with a nvidia chipset that had problems OCing there Q6600 up even to 3.0ghz. Hell might even be the same chipset too lol.
I was thinking the same thing. I've heard of a lot of people having trouble overclocking with nvidia chipsets.

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post #30 of 84
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well, just upped the nb to 1.4 half posted then froze. and i shouldnt have a problem with this chipset. i have read about the 780i being able to achieve a 3.4 stable with a q6600.
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