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this is probably true, regardless of voltage.

Early OC reports of actual overclockers say that CPU's have a multiplier limit, and no matter what you do you cannot boot at that or higher multi's. THAT is what holds chips back, NOT voltage or temps or anything.

so you see 5.5Ghz on a chip? well guess what its probably cherry picked like most of the review samples intel sent out.
That was caused by a bios problem that wasn't present on the intel motherboards.

Again speculation lets just wait for release or you could look at the other thread were the guy is getting 4.5GHz with 1.26 vcore.

I guess he got a cherry picked one also.
    
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Maybe I am. Im not used to high temps or jet engine noises coming from my computer.
Q6600's run cooler than i7's!

hence tCASE is very different on both chips.
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I just hope they are all that. Hopefully IB will be like it too.
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Q6600's run cooler than i7's!

hence tCASE is very different on both chips.
If you say so. I dont see many I7 needing that many volts to get to 4ghz. Mine runs @ 1.59v for 3.8Ghz. Heat is all about voltage.
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might want to run these chips at stock for now until they figure this out.
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