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My hyper 212+ is coming in today and I'm going to OC it within the next few weeks. This is going to be my very first OC ever. I hope you guys can help me out.

What is a decent overclock for a E6400? Also, what kind of temperatures should I be looking out for?
    
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3.6-3.8 bud. 3.6 would be one hell of a nice overclock


Also what is the stepping of your processor? If you know that you can just look up the information on intel's site for what temps you don't want to go above.

My Q6600 has a TjMax of 90C, but I try to keep it below 80.


Seems like 60C is your max but IDK. Wait for someone who knows more to tell you.


UPDATE: Did some more research and turns out TjMax is 85C so that means max temp is 85C.

Keep it below 70C and you should be good to go.
Edited by Lord Xeb - 1/31/11 at 12:23pm
 
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Alright thanks for the info man. Now I need to go look up on how to overclock. haha
    
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Already covered. Look here at my guide ^_^

http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...rclocking.html
 
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3.6-3.7 would be very good, usually with alot of volts As I remember with E6600s it wasn't easy to get.

Get some really good cooling/airflow, cause it's going to throw some heat. IMO keep it under 70C max load. Under 65 is what I like personally.
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I just installed my hyper 212+ and i have 37c loads right now. 2.13GHz currently... now 1GHz more till I'm happy!
    
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