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    Re: o/c Q6600, everything alright?

    Kinda off topic but how far do you reckon its possible to get a Q6600 G0 without increasing the voltage?

    I got a Thermalright 120 Extreme with a DFI Lan Party P35 and Corsiar PC 640 Memory.

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    Re: o/c Q6600, everything alright?

    Quote Originally Posted by FifthFreedom View Post
    Kinda off topic but how far do you reckon its possible to get a Q6600 G0 without increasing the voltage?

    I got a Thermalright 120 Extreme with a DFI Lan Party P35 and Corsiar PC 640 Memory.
    It all depends on the quality of the chip you got... Some of them easily reach 3.6Ghz but others struggle at 3-3.2Ghz.

    If you have a good chip with the TRUE I'd say you have a good chance of reaching 3.6Ghz and if your lucky you could possibly go further.

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    Re: o/c Q6600, everything alright?

    Dude, you will need to up the volts to hit 3.6ghz

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    Re: o/c Q6600, everything alright?

    Yeah thats what I thought.

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    Re: o/c Q6600, everything alright?

    I couldnt find any mention of memory timings, but going off what chadders said, if i changed the memory multiplier to 2, it brought up the correct RAM mhz. Does this mean my timing ratio is now 1:1?
    I believe that would be correct, as the memory is "Double Data Rate", i.e. your CPU is running @ 400 therefore your memory would run at 800 (if 1:1).

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    Re: o/c Q6600, everything alright?

    Quote Originally Posted by FifthFreedom View Post
    Kinda off topic but how far do you reckon its possible to get a Q6600 G0 without increasing the voltage?

    I got a Thermalright 120 Extreme with a DFI Lan Party P35 and Corsiar PC 640 Memory.
    Kinda off topic again but would a 120 be able to cool a Q6600 passively? Is it designed for passive cooling?

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    Re: o/c Q6600, everything alright?

    If you ran the Q6600 stock, it may cope. Upping the clockspeed and voltages and I would be surprised if anything available would stand a chance of cooling a quad passively.
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    Re: o/c Q6600, everything alright?

    I'm hoping to get a Gigabyte Aurora 3D 570 case and by the look of the 2 120mm fans at the back (along with the PSU) I just thought maybe it would shift enough air for a 120 to passively cool a Q6600 at 3Ghz. I guess I'll stick in a fan just to be safe.

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    Re: o/c Q6600, everything alright?

    Have you checked your temperatures yet Andeh? Your system should be well able to handle more.

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    Re: o/c Q6600, everything alright?

    Thanks for all your help guys. Unfortunutley iv moved out of uni now & wont have access to my PC till september. As a result im leaving the o/c for now & ill pick it up again in september, will no doubt post some more then!

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