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post #1 of 32
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Hey guys, I currently have an OC of 3.2Ghz (356x9) with all stock voltages.

I'm trying to get to 3.6 Stable but it seems to BSOD no matter what I do.

Specs:
Q6600 G0 1.2875 VID - Quite High
X48-DQ6
4 Sticks of 2GB GSkill DDR2-1066

Thanks

- Sashi
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post #2 of 32
Blue screens while overclocked usually mean you need more vcore.

Q6600 Vcore, according to Intel, can be safely as high as 1.5V.
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post #3 of 32
Increase voltage more.

Your CPU can take it, 65nm quads are built like a tank.

Just make sure your cooling can keep up
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Yea I'm not too sure if my cooling CAN keep up, I've bumped it to 1.5 before but then, it shot up to the high 70s...

Edit: Does upping MCH & FSB help? I am using 4sticks..
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post #5 of 32
1.5v is fine if you need it. Temps are fine too as long as you don't go above 80 really.
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It could also be your ram or your northbridge, maybe try underclocking your ram. Are you overclocking your ram at all when you overclock your cpu?

Try leaving the ram at stock, really ddr2 cant go much above 1000mhz.
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Mine is rated for 1066Mhz, but I'll give that a try then. What about MCH and FSB voltages, what are the "safe" voltages to be at for them? I've done +0.400 on the MCH but isnt that too high?
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post #8 of 32
you think your VID is high? mine is 1.35!

definitely increase vcore
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post #9 of 32
Raise your northbridge voltage

Always helped me when i had BSODs where CPU voltage didn't help
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You will most likely need around 1.4v Vcore or a bit more to get 3.6
    
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