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People only really turn off hyper-threading for 3 reasons.

1. BF3
2. They don't need it
3. Lower temps when overclocking
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I would start by manually setting everything in the BIOS (voltages, timings, multipliers, frequencies) to their stock values, and saving those settings. Then start gradually playing with frequencies.

It's a good idea to isolate each component at a time to find it's peak. So when raising the base clock, make sure to tone down the memory multiplier. That way only the processor is being overclocked. Once you hit a wall, bump the voltages up a notch until you're stable again. And the CPU voltage alone won't be enough, you'll need to adjust chipset voltages accordingly as well.

Also, it's a good idea to lock the PCIe frequencies at 100MHz each.
Edited by Shift. - 10/26/11 at 6:01pm
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