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APU A6-3500 Overclocking and getting resolution problems....

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So I did a very slight OC on this chip to see if it would gain FPS. I OC the cpu to 2.3GHz and then the IGP to 484MHz. When I booted into windows my resolution was at 1024x768 (or something like that) was really small. My stock res is 1600x900. I tried to change it but then it was extended past some black borders on my screen.

It did not artifact or get hot. I reset all OC settings and windows boots into 1600x900 perfectly fine. But with any OC on the IGP it has res issues. Anybody heard of this or know whats up?
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it must just be a tweek that u cant do anything about but are u oc your gpu or your cpu or both
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I was trying to OC both. If I OC the CPU it works fine but the min I try to OC the IGP problems...
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Anybody? I still would like to be able to overclock this thing but every time I OC even a little it boots with the resolution all small and my monitor says input not supported.
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You don't need to overclock the CPU to 2.3 as it has Turbo up to 2.4Ghz. As for overclocking, you need to be in IDE mode on quite a few boards, and use the HDMI port if you're using the iGPU. You should be able to overclock the iGPU pretty high. When I used mine for a few days I had it running at 800Mhz on stock voltage.

Pretty surpised at the kind of performance you get out of it to be honest.
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