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Overclocking III - Dual-Core E6750 At 3.40 GHz

Overclocking: Dual- vs. Quad-Core CPUs
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In order to get the E6750, which runs at a default clock speed of 2.66 GHz, to operate stably at 3.40 GHz, we had to increase the core voltage. We achieved this by increasing the voltage by a mere 0.0125 Volts, which resulted in the processor completing our Prime95 tests without error on an FSB of 425 MHz (1700 QDR).

The E6750 is now overclocked by 27.8%.

In this configuration, the memory was set to 425 MHz, which corresponds to DDR2-850. The memory multiplier remains at 2.00x.

The memory runs fine at DDR2-850

We tested the processor's stability using Prime95. Even at 3.4 GHz, our sample ran stably and flawlessly.

Stable in Prime95 at 3.40 GHz
Core 2 Duo E6750 @3.40 GHz
CPU Frequency 3.40 GHz (+27.8%)
FSB 425 MHz (1700 QDR)
Core Voltage 1.3625
Memory Multiplier 2.00x
Memory Frequency DDR2-850 (425 MHz)
Memory Latency CL 4.0-4-4-12
Summary
  1. E6750 Or Q6600 - Which Is The Better Choice?
  2. The Processors - E6750 Or Q6600?
  3. Processor - G0 Stepping Is A Must
  4. Motherboard - Gigabyte Or MSI With P35 Chipset
  5. Highlights Of The MSI Board - Affordable, Heatpipe On Board
  6. Highlights Of The Gigabyte Board - More Features
  7. GEIL Memory - An Overclocking Natural
  8. Cooler - Zalman's CNPS9700LED Is Ideal
  9. Looking At The Bottom Line - CPU, Cooler, Board And RAM
  10. Overclocking I - Dual-Core E6750 At 3.00 GHz
  11. Overclocking II - Dual-Core E6750 At 3.30 GHz
  12. Overclocking III - Dual-Core E6750 At 3.40 GHz
  13. Overclocking IV - Dual-Core E6750 At 3.50 GHz
  14. Overclocking V - Dual-Core E6750 At 3.60 GHz
  15. Overclocking I - Quad-Core Q6600 At 3.00 GHz
  16. Overclocking II - Quad-Core Q6600 At 3.20 GHz
  17. Overclocking III - Quad-Core Q6600 At 3.30 GHz
  18. Overview Of Core Voltages
  19. Overclocking Yields 25% Performance Increase
  20. Performance Winner - Q6600 Provides 5.3% More Performance
  21. Test Setup
  22. Software Configuration
  23. Benchmarks And Settings
  24. 3D Games - UT2004, Prey
  25. 3D Games - Quake 4, Warhammer
  26. 3D Games - Supreme Commander, Serious Sam 2
  27. 3D-Rendering - Cinema 4D, 3D-Studio Max
  28. Applications - AVG, WinRAR
  29. Applications - Photoshop, PDF
  30. Applications - Deep Fritz
  31. Audio Encoding - ITunes, Lame
  32. Synthetic - Sandra CPU
  33. Synthetic - Sandra Memory
  34. Synthetic - Sandra Multimedia
  35. Synthetic - PC-Mark
  36. Synthetic - 3D-Mark
  37. Video Encoding - Xvid, Pinnacle Studio
  38. Video Encoding - Premiere, Mainconcept
  39. Video Encoding - HDTV, DivX
  40. Video Encoding - CloneDVD
  41. Conclusions: Intel Quad-Core And MSI P35 Neo2 Get Our Nod
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