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Old 07-18-2007, 09:10 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Here is another link. Crazy overclocks. I am starting to feel better about this purchase.

Intel's New 65nm, G0 Step Conroe: An Early Look at 45nm Performance? - The Tech Repository Forums

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Old 07-18-2007, 02:59 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I saw somewhere that the e6750 will hit 4.0 on air I am searching for that thread.. when I find it I'll post it.
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Intel’s Core 2 line of CPUs have historically been pretty strong performers in the overclocking department, so we had high hopes for the Core 2 Duo E6750. Thankfully, we weren’t disappointed. After only a little bit of tweaking, we were able to break 3GHz at stock voltage – the CPU was barely breaking a sweat. Ultimately we were able to overclock the CPU to 3.96GHz (8.0x495) at 1.45V.

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i'm assuming its either a tuniq tower 120 or the thermalright 120 extreme
There was another review for another website ( I can't remember now..) that they hit the same speed but they did it with the stock cooler I couldn't find that statement in the preview above that I link here but I believe they did it as well.

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