Try overclocking it, you wouldn't need much. As the Q6600 is crazy fast. Its stocks at 2.4. Try 3.0, It should get to that easily. Depending on your motherboard you could push it to 3.6. Its its a crazy motherboard. You could get more than 3.6. Just remember the higher you push it. The better the cooling it will need. So make sure you have a good cooling unit.