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cannot overclock past 3.6 on a q6600 anymore

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June 4, 2008 6:20:21 PM

i used to be able to clock my q6600 to 3.6 but now things have changed (i think it's due to my new vid card: PNY 9600GT).
specs:
Q6600 G0 (currently clocked at 334x9 @ 3.01 GHZ)
Abit IP35 Pro
Mushkin Redline 2x2GB 1000Mhz
PNY 9600GT
HIPER HPU-4M880 880W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply 100 - 240 V UL, CE, CB, TUV, FCC, CSA - Retail
4 Aerocool 140mm fans
1 Antec 120mm fan
2 CoolerMaster 120mm fans (case is CM690).

my vcore is set to 1.3925 in bios and and my uguru says it's at 1.33V. RAM is at 2.050v at 1002Mhz and is at 5-5-5-12-2T (the EPP is 5-5-5-12-2T @ 2.050v). all other voltages are set at default. i also found out that i cant even go to or past 3.2GHZ without BSOD...got ideas?
June 4, 2008 6:33:14 PM

Your hardware is telling you that it's not gonna take it, anymore.

Simply put, you have rebellious hardware... Or maybe some components in your motherboard have aged a bit too fast due to your abuse.

June 4, 2008 6:57:12 PM

Did you change your RAM recently? When I went from 2x1GB to 2X2GB my maximum overclock dropped significantly on a Q6600.
June 4, 2008 8:19:38 PM

try this man.... ive had weird things happen like that before.. it was more like it set itself to auto and it wouldnt get off auto no matter what i did.. Try this, take out your graphics card remove the battery from your motherboard - make sure you have bios 0304 and nothing else. Take the cord out of the psu and wait 5mins... then put the battery back in, and start up the comp, then go into your bios and fix everything the way you like it.. Make sure you dont forget to set the time manually in the bios it was cause blue screens if you dont.
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