Overclocking Q6600 to 2.8Ghz...

Motherboard: Gigabyte EP45-DS3L

Memory: 2GB DDR2 800Mhz

GPU: Radeon HD 4870 512MB VRAM

CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 running at 2.40GHz with Arctic Freezer 7 Pro cooling fan

HDD: Western Digital WD Caviar SE16 SATA 320GB

Power Supply: RaidMax Modular RX-630A 630w

Case: Antec 900

Hello, I was wondering would it be possible to overclock my Core 2 Quad Q6600 from 2.4 GHz Stock to 2.8GHz without changing the voltage? Also, how would I do this?
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  1. Read the stickies? :whistle:
  2. HOWTO: Overclock C2Q (Quads) and C2D (Duals) - Guide v1.6.1
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/240001-29-howto-overclock-quads-duals-guide

    You should be able to reach 3.0 GHz with the stock cooler with little or no voltage increase.
  3. Can do that by raising FSB from the bios.
    For more read above guide.
    It covers all the details.
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