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Hio all,

My name is Darren, married without kids so I have some time on my hands to indulge, I have been a PC user and gamer off n on for some 30 years since the good old days of Atari STFM when upgrading the memory in that meant going out and buying a small pc board and soldering it in place, this plug n play really takes the fun out of it!
PC's are my hobby aswell as job so I'm a confident PC user currently working in IT, however I have never overclocked, I happily jailbreak things, but never changed core settings, nor have any clue about them. To wind downfrom PC's I try n get away from PC's completely flying gliders up at Sutton Bank near Thirsk UK(YGC), luckily my wife enjoys it up there aswell, usually with our 2 collies.

My 1st forray into OCing will be with my current rig i5 750 on a P7P55lx, 8GB Ram, hybrid HDD, be quiet pro L8 530W PSU, 3GB HD 7950 (not yet installed) and cooling atrctic cooler with 3 Thermaltake case fans.1st is to find some good guides on OCing a 750

Anyway hope you all won't be minding some silly q's when it comes to OCing, from what I have read so far the it's an art form....

Darren
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Hello and welcome to the forums! The only silly questions are the ones that go unasked so don't worry, we're all here to learn. I'm sure that you'll find plenty of information and guides on overclocking your chip.

If you do however get stuck after reading a guide or two and need some advice, just post it in the relevant section and I'm sure you'll have somebody help you out right away.

It may be worth checking my signature out for some useful information too. Oh and don't forget to enjoy your stay! thumb.gif
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Hi!

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Hello Darren, welcome to OCN!!
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Welcome to OCN Darren thumb.gif Enjoy your stay mate biggrin.gif
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