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Overclocking without upping voltage

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May 21, 2007 5:21:37 AM

I plan to get a core 2 e6420 with a DS3 Mobo and G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)(5-5-5-15)


Now I've read Wusy's guide and can comprehend it fairly well but is it completely necessary to up the all the voltages (for instance MCH ICH so on and so forth) if you can get it stable without doing so? I've read from sources that you can but trust you guys a hell of alot more.
May 21, 2007 5:47:52 AM

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You don't have to up the vcore. Only increase the voltages if you are haveing stability trouble.


And even then, NEVER go out of spec.

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Unless of course you've got money to burn/using legacy hardware and are doing something for the sake of competition/infomational purposes.
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May 21, 2007 6:00:31 AM

I OC my E6600 to 3.0GHz using only stock voltages.
May 21, 2007 7:09:20 AM

Staying @ the standard bridge & vcore will allow a fair bit of OCing room.
You only need to up bridge, and vcore voltages if you want to take the chip a bit higher. YMMV. good luck.
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