Some Important Question on OverClocking

Hello, im quite new here and new to overclocking, I've managed to do it quite well so far but only on a 4200+ on stock cooling, which isnt actually saying much.

I have a few quistions ive been trying to find the answer too, cant seem to so I thought id jsut register and ask them :)

Motherboards

Most of them atm seem to be advertised for FSB's of 1066 and new ones to do 1333mhz.

Say I had a quad core q6600. And a motherboard tahts mewnt for 1333mhz max fsb. Does that mean I can only put it up to 333mhz fsb on BIOS, since 333x4cores is 1333mhz? Same with 1066mhz motherboard and q6600 with 266mhz FSB.


Memory

Im looking at getting 2x 1gig corsair 6400 memory. It would run at 800mhz max, and since its dual channel thats 400mhz.

How will this work with a quad core? would it say, be all 4cores combined at a FSB of 200, makin 800, and I need a memory that can keep up with this?

Or an FSB of one core is 200mhz so I just need memory that can give a small 200mhz.


Im guessing a lot of the more common posters love to demonstrate what they know, so hoping for a good response to this :)

Thanks.


**Some of these figures might not be correct, but its the rules that apply to it all that im looking for confirmation of, rather than a few mhz difference, if ya get what I mean.***
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    Say I had a quad core q6600. And a motherboard tahts mewnt for 1333mhz max fsb. Does that mean I can only put it up to 333mhz fsb on BIOS, since 333x4cores is 1333mhz? Same with 1066mhz motherboard and q6600 with 266mhz FSB.


    fsb is multiplied by 4 because intel uses quad pump.....so 266x4=1066fsb...these mobo can run penryn the new intel processors, as well as core2quad -266fsb.

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    How will this work with a quad core? would it say, be all 4cores combined at a FSB of 200, makin 800, and I need a memory that can keep up with this?

    it will work by q6600 fsb ie 266 and since the memory is dual channel it will be 266x2=533mhz, so at 1:1(fsb:dram) ratio will make the ram work at 533mhz..
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