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Hello everyone,

I'm completely new to overclocking and/or pushing PC performance beyond stock but I am extremely interested and more than willing to learn from the pro's. I am extremely thankful for any information I can get that will help me progress in pushing my PC's performance, especially without having to buy new components. I'm 24 and from Georgia and just wanted to say hello and most of all thank you for taking your time to be here and help people who are noobs at this. It is MUCH appreciated!


Below are my PC specs

Microsoft Windows Vista 32 Bit
(1) Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4GHz 8Mb cache
(1) 2GB DDR2 Corsair @ 1066 mhz memory
(1) EVGA nVidia nForce 680i LT SLI Motherboard
(1) WD 150GB SATA Hard Drive
(1) WD 250GB SATA Hard Drive
(1) GeForce GTX 560Ti
(1) Silverstone 800W Power Supply
Edited by Cr8ton - 3/11/12 at 5:55pm
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Welcome, we are always glad to have new members! thumb.gif I dont see you rig below tho thinking.gif Anyway, I wish you a happy pursuit of performance, we are glad to help, enjoy your stay! smile.gif
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Intel 3570k 4.5Ghz 1.25v AsRock z77E-ITX XFX Reference 2GB 6950 1015/1500 1.255v 8gb Gskill Trident X 2400 C10 
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Samsung 830 128GB Ek Supreme HF White Acetal/EK FC 6970 Windows 7 Dell U2913WM 2560x1080 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Cooler Master Silent Pro Hybrid 1050w Caselabs Mercury S3 Logitech G500 Fiio E10k USB DAC 
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Creative Aurvana Live! 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 955 BE (4.4Ghz @1.52v) NB @ 2870 Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 Rev. 1.1 [F4] Dual Reference XFX 2GB 6950s (950/1437) 1.25v 8GB Gskill DDR3 1333 CL7 @1412 
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Vertex II 60GB, 2x Caviar Black EK Supreme HF, EK FC 6970 Windows 7 Ultimate Alienware AW2210 1080p 
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Logitech Illuminated Corsair 650TX Cooler Master Storm Scout Logitech G9 
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POLARIS
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Red Alert SR-1
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 3570k 4.5Ghz 1.25v AsRock z77E-ITX XFX Reference 2GB 6950 1015/1500 1.255v 8gb Gskill Trident X 2400 C10 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 128GB Ek Supreme HF White Acetal/EK FC 6970 Windows 7 Dell U2913WM 2560x1080 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Cooler Master Silent Pro Hybrid 1050w Caselabs Mercury S3 Logitech G500 Fiio E10k USB DAC 
Audio
Creative Aurvana Live! 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 955 BE (4.4Ghz @1.52v) NB @ 2870 Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 Rev. 1.1 [F4] Dual Reference XFX 2GB 6950s (950/1437) 1.25v 8GB Gskill DDR3 1333 CL7 @1412 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Vertex II 60GB, 2x Caviar Black EK Supreme HF, EK FC 6970 Windows 7 Ultimate Alienware AW2210 1080p 
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Logitech Illuminated Corsair 650TX Cooler Master Storm Scout Logitech G9 
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Ivy Bridge 3770K with IHS removed Asus Max V gene Gigabyte Windforce OC 670 X 2 G Skills Trident X 2 x 4gig 
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Crucial M4 SSD Samsung Sony 24X Tfc Monsta 420 and Tfc Xchanger 360 
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Rp 452 res with 2 x D5 varios and DD Cp pro for... Arqtic dual TEC chiller with 2-400watt Qmax tec... Ek supreme Cpu block with modified plate and 2 ... 9 x CM 120 mm R4 fans-1 x 140 Bitfenix Pro fan ... 
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Ivy Bridge 3770K with IHS removed Asus Max V gene Gigabyte Windforce OC 670 X 2 G Skills Trident X 2 x 4gig 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial M4 SSD Samsung Sony 24X Tfc Monsta 420 and Tfc Xchanger 360 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Rp 452 res with 2 x D5 varios and DD Cp pro for... Arqtic dual TEC chiller with 2-400watt Qmax tec... Ek supreme Cpu block with modified plate and 2 ... 9 x CM 120 mm R4 fans-1 x 140 Bitfenix Pro fan ... 
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7 Ultimate Phillips 234 23 inch Logitech G110 Seasonic X-1250 
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Welcome.
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I'm new as well (1yr) and have found that overclocking can be habit-forming...enjoy!
    
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Welcome to OCN forum!
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Welcome! First thing I would recommend id to get rid of Vista and upgrade to Seven)
    
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AMD Phenom II 1090t MSI 890fxa-GD70 ATI Radeon 5870, reference design for Dell x3 Kingston HyperX 2x4Gb 
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2x Seagate Barracuda 250Gb 7200.10  WD Scorpio Blue 7200rpm Samsung 22x DVD+/-RW,+RAM with Light scribe Noctua NH-D14 
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2x Seagate Barracuda 250Gb 7200.10  WD Scorpio Blue 7200rpm Samsung 22x DVD+/-RW,+RAM with Light scribe Noctua NH-D14 
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