Limits Of E6600? 2 replies

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#1 12 years ago

what can i OC my E6600 core 2 duo to with the stock fan? i already put it from 2.4 to 2.59 and my temps(idle) dropped from 41c to about 38c. i just want to get better performance and more speed.


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#2 12 years ago

Depends on the chip. If you got one with a good yield... well into 3GHz territory may be possible with no Vcore increase (and thus, minimal increases in overall heat output).

Or, you might have a bad sample, leaving you with barely enough overhead to hit 2.66GHz, even with insane Vcore levels...


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#3 12 years ago

idle temps mean nothing. load that bad boy up to see real temps