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New to overcloacking is there anything i could speed up

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April 20, 2010 6:33:17 PM

here is my setup

QUAD CORE Q6600 64 Bit DUAL SLI PC System
8GB DDR2 - (667)
500GB SATA
1GB nVidia 8600GT SLI
ASUS P5N-E SLI 1333MHZ
Cooler master elite 330 case with 650W PSU

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a c 197 K Overclocking
April 21, 2010 1:36:44 PM

This should be your first stop.
HOWTO: Overclock C2Q (Quads) and C2D (Duals) - Guide v1.6.1
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/240001-29-howto-overc...

Next stop should be a guide for your particular motherboard. Google is your friend.

Go through the guides. Then take your core voltage off Auto and set your memory voltage to factory recommended values. Change the memory frequency to twice the FSB. Then when you increase the FSB, the memory clock will rise in in proportion with it. At an FSB of 266 MHz, your memory clock should be at 533 MHz.

Download CPU-Z to check your FSB:RAM ratio. It should be a 1:1 ratio.

You can run your FSB freq up to 333 MHz without outrunning your memory . And at 333 MHz, your core speed will be 3.0 GHz.

For a serious overclock, you will need better than stock cooling. Here are three under $50 heatsinks that are pretty popular:
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Sunbeam
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Xigmatec Dark Knight
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

They all require a somewhat different approach to applying thermal compound.
Suggestions for applying thermal compound:
http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_conten...

And they are pretty large, so they might not fit inside your case.
a b K Overclocking
April 21, 2010 2:01:45 PM

A 333MHZ FSB Is what your Processor will Be, set at default. So change The multiplier to 9X instead.
If you want to Go faster you will have to get better RAM.

Good Luck!:D 
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