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when i overclock my cpu my board auto adjust my ram pcie and the cpu (cpu is a given) so i dont **** with the settings if all i have to do in my bios is adjust my baseclock and it does the rest i will do this all day so i will have to cool my ram as i dont have a heat spreader or anything on them
    
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when i overclock my cpu my board auto adjust my ram pcie and the cpu (cpu is a given) so i dont **** with the settings if all i have to do in my bios is adjust my baseclock and it does the rest i will do this all day so i will have to cool my ram as i dont have a heat spreader or anything on them

just google i3 overclocking guide, there's ton of them that will show you the right way to overclock ur cpu just read them. and yeah if ur ram doesn't have heat spreader then watercool them smile.gif.
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just google i3 overclocking guide, there's ton of them that will show you the right way to overclock ur cpu just read them. and yeah if ur ram doesn't have heat spreader then watercool them smile.gif.

I usually recommend Miahallen's.

And any kind of fan on your RAM should be sufficient, a heatspreader or water block would obviously work a little better but most DDR3 doesn't need them.
Only get a RAM block if you like how it looks enough to buy one.
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I just bought my gtx 560 ti and its factory overclocked yeah boy i finally get to game with my cpu not having to do all the work
    
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now im off to goo look at a case today with my girl hopefully best buy has a good one and cheap but if not i will order one online i just dont want to wait and pay shipping and handling.biggrin.gif
    
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well today i ordered this case http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6634206 for 109 and free shipping and atx full i picked it for water cooling and fan controls but mostly for lon term support for me as i wont get water cooling till next month. but this case is what i need more fans and a control for them so i dont have to use speed fan any more
    
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