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Need help with bios settings for overclocking my q6600 on a p5q pro mainboard

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January 27, 2010 7:03:00 AM

could anybody please help me by telling me what settings i need to overclock my pc have a p5q pro mainboard, quad core q6600,2x1gb corsair ram, 9800gtx gpu, 850w power supply,zalmancnps7500-cu led cpu heatsink and fan.
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January 27, 2010 2:25:51 PM

first, download CPUID from the CPU-Z website and tell us what version the Q6600 is (either B3 or G0) then, since i have a similar setup, i can help you but remember, all hardware is different so you may not get the same results as i. Also, what type of RAM do you have, DDR-2 800?

FYI: i have the G0 Q6600
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February 6, 2010 3:23:58 AM

i already have those programs and my cpu has b stepping and is revision G0 and my ram is DDR2 1066
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February 6, 2010 3:25:03 AM

jonpaul37 said:
first, download CPUID from the CPU-Z website and tell us what version the Q6600 is (either B3 or G0) then, since i have a similar setup, i can help you but remember, all hardware is different so you may not get the same results as i. Also, what type of RAM do you have, DDR-2 800?

FYI: i have the G0 Q6600



i already have those programs and my cpu has b stepping and is revision G0 and my ram is DDR2 1066
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February 8, 2010 12:35:59 PM

Here are the settings i have for my OC @ 3.6 for the Q6600 in my motherboard:


Motherboard: Asus P5Q Pro
CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad 6600 2.4
RAM: G Skill DDR2 (2 x 2GB) 4-4-4-12

Ive manualy got the PC set to

FSB : 400mhz
CPU VCore Voltage: 1.39V
FSB/DRAM frequency Ratio : 1:1
Memory Voltage: 1.90V
PCIE Frequency: 100.0000
Memory Timings: manual to 4-4-4-12
Default CPU Ratio: Enabled (Min 06, Max 20, Currently at 9)
Max CPUID Value Limit: Disabled
Enhanced C1 Control: Disabled
Intel SpeedStep: Disabled

Any of the other settings i did not mess with.

If the voltage does not work the same as mine, you can raise it to 1.44 from 1.39, that is something you will have to test till you get a stable overclock.

Also, use the link below, it is a GREAT guide, read it over a few times, then start overclocking...

http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] uals-guide
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February 8, 2010 12:39:34 PM

dont want to go so far as 3.6 only wish to go to 3.0-3.2 until i get my computer running cooler
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February 8, 2010 12:58:03 PM

don't think that you will yield the same exact results as me, lol, all hardware is different. Anyway, here's my settings for 3.0 & 3.2 respectively:


Motherboard: Asus P5Q Pro
CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad 6600 2.4
RAM: G Skill DDR2 (2 x 2GB) 4-4-4-12

Ive manually got the PC set to

FSB : 333mhz (for 3.0) or 355mhz (for 3.2)
CPU VCore Voltage: 1.35V (for 3.0) or 1.37V (for 3.2)
FSB/DRAM frequency Ratio : 1:1 (or manually set the RAM to 667 (for 3.0) or 711 (for 3.2)
Memory Voltage: 1.90V (may be different than mine)
PCIE Frequency: 100.0000
Memory Timings: manual to 4-4-4-12 (may be different than mine, test the settings)
Default CPU Ratio: Enabled (Min 06, Max 9, Currently at 9)
Max CPUID Value Limit: Disabled
Enhanced C1 Control: Disabled
Intel SpeedStep: Disabled

Any of the other settings i did not mess with.

If the voltage does not work the same as mine, you can raise it to 1.39 from 1.35 or 1.37, that is something you will have to test till you get a stable overclock.
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September 26, 2010 7:07:20 PM

hi bro

i can give u master unlock code to perform full unlock

for ur pc no need to disconnect or do any hardware on it

just send to me

hm_besoooo@hotmail.com
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