I havent gotten the mobo or the ram or cpu yet, but here are what they are
mobo: ABIT IP35 Pro LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel
cpu: q6600 @ 2.4(not sure which step)
memory: G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
and....here are the configurations im planning to do to get it 3.0
dram command rate: 2t
dram timing control: manual
memory timing: 5-5-5-15
cpu voltage: 1.35v
dram voltage: 1.9v <-------- need suggestions on this part especially
fsb termination voltage: 1.2v
north bridge voltage: 1.25v
south bridge voltage: 1.05v
cie support: disabled
any ideas about how hot cpu will run? dont want to get it above 55
which programs can i use to monitor cpu temperature? cpu-z?
I believe it's possible (if yours is G0), but you'll only know after doing so and considering if temps are low enough. But to be realistic, unless your room temps are low, I'll say you'll get about 2.8 with decent temps.
One more thing, I read a review (don't remember where, but it was reliable) stating that the thermal paste Intel Stock HSF uses is very good, so if you're not spending on an aftermarket HSF, Why spend on a solution that I doubt will get you more than a degree? unless you're getting it for free.
About your CPU Voltage, You should try to lower it as much as you can after making sure it's stable.