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Old 03-17-2008, 10:40 PM   #1
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Ok i was wondering how far could i push the I.C.2.D E6550 @ 2.33GHz with the standard intel fan (for now).
Standard its at 1.2 - 1.25v @2.33GHz running at 32.C, motherboard is MARS Foxconn (sorry cant remember rest coz its being shipped) With the Gladiator BIOS, and i was wondering if anyone would know?
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Old 03-17-2008, 11:34 PM   #2
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Stock cooler, I wouldn't aim for much more than 2.8 - 3.0GHz

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Old 03-17-2008, 11:57 PM   #3
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I Would Recomend getting after market cooling by the way,Just in case it heats up too much.
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Old 03-18-2008, 12:37 PM   #4
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First thing you need to do is find out what your current temps are, download CoreTemp 0.97: http://www.ngohq.com/home.php?page=F...eme&dwn_id=596
You should be able to get to 2.8GHz without changing the Vcore, but you need to know your current temps first.
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Old 03-18-2008, 09:57 PM   #5
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ok @ stock 2.33GHz it runs at:32 Degrees C.
i got it 2 about 2.9GHz and it runs at: 38-45 Degrees C without changing the Vcore.

Oh yer i live in Auckland.
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Old 03-19-2008, 11:09 AM   #6
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I don't recommend you leave all the voltages on Auto as they tend to increase to fast and before you know it you're running at 60c. Set the Vcore at 1.3V.
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