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My e6600 overclocked to 3.6ghz (400x9)

Last response: in Overclocking
March 27, 2007 2:02:25 PM

I finally made it! :D 

User Name: SmsMasters
Stability: 8+ hours orthos small ffts

CPU: Core 2 Duo E6600 L632B086
OC: 3600 MHz
Stepping: 6 B2
Week: L632
Code: B086
Vcore: 1.43V Steady (pencil modded)

Cooling: Air
Cooler brand/model: Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro
Motherboard: Asus P5B Deluxe Wifi
Bios Version: 0910

CPU-Z Validation:


This is an old screenshot from about a month ago.

I've improved my cooling by adding a 120mm fan angled right above the memory sticks blowing into the cpu cooler and now my load temps are around 65C in orthos as reported by TAT/Coretemp.

I also added 2x1GB of DDR2 RAM making a total of 3GB.

Is my overclock good? My temps at the moment are (reported by coretemp/tat:

Idle ~33C
Load ~65C
~1.43V steady

I'm also on the xtremesystems core 2 duo overclock database.
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March 28, 2007 1:40:03 AM

You thought of everything except ambient and Idle temps. Your cores are at ideal temps, but it looks like the CPU temp is 80c, which is +25c offset. Check out the Core 2 Duo Temperature Guide.

Hope this helps,

Comp 8)