Originally Posted by stanrc
computer is up and running! i got great shipping from newegg (then i went out of town for a few days) but the build went together great. no dead parts and no unexpected surprises. i'm getting windows and everything up to date now and then i'll start overclocking. i was looking in the bios and saw that it had something like an automatic overclock, should i do that or do it manually?
Manually, if you want it done properly.
Actually, it's a lot like driving a car with a manual transmission: You're just more in tune with your system. If problems arise, then you ought to be able to determine much more easily what caused these and then fix the issues.
Have fun, and good luck!