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Originally Posted by devdevil85already OCing my old 2500+ at 2.2Ghz. I have a basic Thermaltake air-cooler on it right now. What would be an "Ok" max temperature you guys think I could run it at (it's housed in a tall, deep case that's got 5 main fans cooling it)? I think right now I have it running at 35C at load. Could I push it even more? Right now, I've raised the multiplier to 12x to get it to 2.2 and to run stable, but I see that I could just raise it from the stock 11x166 to 11x200. I'll try it when I get home. Sorry for the noob OC question, but I'm still getting used to this stuff.....
Originally Posted by Tim SIt'll be more than fine at 50 degrees... maybe even higher - I can't remember how high to be honest, as it was so long ago when I used a 2500+ in a system. I have on sitting next to me though... what a super CPU - 2.9GHz on water when I last tested it. B)
Originally Posted by aon`aTv.gsus666I'm thinking about upgrading my PC to a Q6600 but I'm not too sure if my PSU will be sufficient for a Q6600, 8800GTS/640, 2GB, 3x HDD, 1x DVD-RW. Any chance anybody is in the mood and has the experience/knowledge to answer that question? PSU is a Seasonic S12 500W by the way. (Look at my sig :))
Originally Posted by aon`aTv.gsus666As if BT wasn't my home page in FF. ;)
Originally Posted by francisl1420Is there anyway to ensure that you get a Q6600 with G0 stepping?
Originally Posted by DarkJediArgh... I was just about to order an E6850 when I read this. Now I don't know :/
quad core and over clocking or dual core and stock... decisions, decisions :( Advice pls?
Originally Posted by THRASHER2CPU-Z Validator Database
I was using the abit IP35-E on Air
Originally Posted by aon`aTv.gsus666And temps. :)
Originally Posted by DarkJediMe too :)
I'm pretty sure I'll be going quad core now. Does XP Pro support 4 cores or only two? Don't particularly like Vista yet (seemed a bit lethargic, but that may be my current hardware's fault slightly) and would prefer to keep XP as my main OS until Crysis comes out at least.
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