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hey hey about over clocking Core 2 Quad

post #1 of 34
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Hey Guys new member here my 2nd thread yay me :3
well as u see below is my pc
i want to know how to over clock it something faster and it will be in the safe zone ! :3
and another question should i upgrade my motherboard to a DDR3 motherboard or is it not worth it or i wont see much huge difference please advice me :#
Sorry if am a Bother :3
and i hope i posted this in the rite section
P.S : i dont know anything about Over Clocking
i have the fan on the CPU and another fan thats about and the fan inside the GTS 450
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500GB WD Blue 7200RPM 500GB WD Blue 7200RPM 320GB WD Black 7200RPM Kingstone HyperX 3K 90GB SSD 
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post #2 of 34
Download :
http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html
http://www.cpuid.com/downloads/hwmonitor/1.17-setup.exe

Install both, tell us your load temperatures with Prime95:
http://files.extremeoverclocking.com/file.php?f=103
    
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post #3 of 34
Check your bios to see if you can change any settings, some Intel MB's can't (or used to not be able to)
post #4 of 34
It will depend on your motherboard if it has overclocking ability or if it will enable you tweak with it. I don't know much about your mobo. Check the bios if there are options to change the multiplier, fsb, voltages, timings, etc.

As far for upgrading to dd3. How long have you had your rig? If just recently then I don't think it's smart to upgrade just the motherboard to get DDR3 memory and your current rig is sufficient for everyday use and games anyways. You will get DDR3 on your next rig so don't worry so much about it
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post #5 of 34
did u buy this computer or this was made from dell/hp/gateway? you get my point
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post #6 of 34
Thread Starter 
alright Mr i'll download those when i get home and update you with the temps and everything as far as in my motherboard i didnt see anything that would let me overclock
and about my rig i'v had it i think for like 3years
should i upgrade my hard drive i think it's a 5200 rpm hard drive
and my computer is not dell/hp/gate it was assembled by a computer shop here in Kuwait

i just know the motherboard is intel as writtin below
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post #7 of 34
Yes, The HDD should be upgraded. Look for an F3 1TB by Samsung.
    
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post #8 of 34
Thread Starter 
hey am home now how do i get my load tempture using prime ? XD XD
and about the HDD i found one here in kuwwait a WD 7200RPM 64MB cache 6GB sata that is not good ?;
Edited by Salue - 6/2/11 at 2:21am
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Intel® Core™ i5-2500K  ASUS MAXIMUS IV EXTREME P67 Gigabyte GTX 580 Windforce 1.5GB Ripjaw's 8GB 1600Mhz  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
500GB WD Blue 7200RPM 500GB WD Blue 7200RPM 320GB WD Black 7200RPM Kingstone HyperX 3K 90GB SSD 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung DVD ThermalRight HeatSink + 2 Silver Stone Fans Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit Asus 23inch 3D Monitor 120Hz  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Thermaltake Challanger Ultimate pro  Cool Master 750 Watt Corsair 600T White Razer Naga Epic 
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Steel Series World of Warcraft Goblin Edition +... Ediffier Speakers 
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MrSalue PC
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Intel® Core™ i5-2500K  ASUS MAXIMUS IV EXTREME P67 Gigabyte GTX 580 Windforce 1.5GB Ripjaw's 8GB 1600Mhz  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
500GB WD Blue 7200RPM 500GB WD Blue 7200RPM 320GB WD Black 7200RPM Kingstone HyperX 3K 90GB SSD 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung DVD ThermalRight HeatSink + 2 Silver Stone Fans Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit Asus 23inch 3D Monitor 120Hz  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Thermaltake Challanger Ultimate pro  Cool Master 750 Watt Corsair 600T White Razer Naga Epic 
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post #9 of 34
Thread Starter 
anyone ?
MrSalue PC
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Intel® Core™ i5-2500K  ASUS MAXIMUS IV EXTREME P67 Gigabyte GTX 580 Windforce 1.5GB Ripjaw's 8GB 1600Mhz  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
500GB WD Blue 7200RPM 500GB WD Blue 7200RPM 320GB WD Black 7200RPM Kingstone HyperX 3K 90GB SSD 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung DVD ThermalRight HeatSink + 2 Silver Stone Fans Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit Asus 23inch 3D Monitor 120Hz  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Thermaltake Challanger Ultimate pro  Cool Master 750 Watt Corsair 600T White Razer Naga Epic 
Mouse PadAudio
Steel Series World of Warcraft Goblin Edition +... Ediffier Speakers 
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MrSalue PC
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K  ASUS MAXIMUS IV EXTREME P67 Gigabyte GTX 580 Windforce 1.5GB Ripjaw's 8GB 1600Mhz  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
500GB WD Blue 7200RPM 500GB WD Blue 7200RPM 320GB WD Black 7200RPM Kingstone HyperX 3K 90GB SSD 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung DVD ThermalRight HeatSink + 2 Silver Stone Fans Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit Asus 23inch 3D Monitor 120Hz  
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Thermaltake Challanger Ultimate pro  Cool Master 750 Watt Corsair 600T White Razer Naga Epic 
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post #10 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by Salue View Post
anyone ?
Run prime and note your temp in:


Coretemp
HWMonitor
RealTemp ........ there are several others
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