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Old 07-03-07, 12:59 PM   #107
bobskisr
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Default Re: Kentsfield/Quad-Core Overclocking Thread

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Originally Posted by randsom
From what I've read, its too big to fit in the thermaltake armor cause of the 25cm side fan...

It has got excellent reviews though.


um, wrong

its a tight fit, but it does fit

so far the the extreme is awesome.

I just got my q6600 up and running.I got in on the tiget direct deal.499.99

heres the new rig

q6600 w/ 120 extreme and 86.5 cfm fan
xfx 680i sli flashed to latest bios.
2 gig ocz pc6400
pc power and cooling 750 wat silencer
x-fi fatalty platinum
thermal armor silver aluminum case

havent attemped any ocing yet, thats coming today.So we shall see
Dr.Nick

I was just reading this thread and noticed that your Q6600 is at 3.22GHz. Is the top end for You / It? The reason Im asking is thats what I toped out at adjusting the FSB. The best I could do with the FSB was 1430. After that the system became unstable. Did you run into the same problem?

Bob Sli
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Machine
MOBO BFG nForce 680i LT SLI Socket 775 Motherboard
CPU Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4Ghz 4x2mb 1066FSB CPU
Memory Four (4) OCZ DFI Special Edition Dual Channel 1024MB PC6400 DDR2
GPU(s) Two (2) BFG GeForce 8800 GTX / 768MB GDDR3 / SLI Ready / PCI Express
PSU 750W Power supply
Hard Drives Two (2) HDs 500Gb each
OS(s) XP on drive C and VISTA on D
One (1) CD / DVD R-W (Plain Jane)
Thermal Electric CPU Cooler
Everything is SLI Certified

Running at 3.2GHz

3DMark06 16,746

http://service.futuremark.com/compare?3dm06=2816910
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