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Hey guys,

JUST TODAY I finished the build in my signature, my god I'm happy (was using an AMD for the past 3 years)

Anyways,

Any tips on overclocking this? I haven't even ENTERED the BIOS yet.

It's the ASUS P8P67-M PRO motherboard


What voltage should I go with? Should I leave it on an Auto setting? (not sure if there is one yet)
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post #2 of 9
Best place to start in a case like this is the user manual for your board. A thorough grounding in the features of your board will make things much easier as time goes on.
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what cooler do u have?

first of all i would see how high my multiplier can reach.
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what cooler do u have?

first of all i would see how high my multiplier can reach.
I'm using the Hyper212+ with two 120mm fans (CM SickleFlow)
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What I did was first figure out how fast the thing could go, decided my limits were 1.55V and 85C (Temporarily.) Made it to just under 5.1... But I kept track of the voltage I needed for each multiplier along the way, and picked a reasonable one. Now I'm running 4.7 at 1.41V

There's a guide, gimme a sec to look it up
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What I did was first figure out how fast the thing could go, decided my limits were 1.55V and 85C (Temporarily.) Made it to just under 5.1... But I kept track of the voltage I needed for each multiplier along the way, and picked a reasonable one. Now I'm running 4.7 at 1.41V

There's a guide, gimme a sec to look it up
Alright that would be great, I've only overclocked my AMD 940 in the past and it was a Black Edition so it was easy.
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http://www.overclock.net/intel-gener...uide-p67a.html

It's really easy, it basically comes down to picking a multiplier and setting a voltage. Don't mess with your base clock too much.
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http://www.overclock.net/intel-gener...uide-p67a.html

It's really easy, it basically comes down to picking a multiplier and setting a voltage. Don't mess with your base clock too much.
Ty sir +rep.
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anytime bro
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