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post #1 of 18
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im the noob at overclocking with ALOT of computer experience

when i want something faster i usually buy more computer parts but now ive realized that i can overclock and not have to spend a crapload of money

any suggestions on what my computer can handle?
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post #2 of 18
I would start off by slowly just overclocking the CPU see what its limits are.
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post #3 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kris88 View Post
I would start off by slowly just overclocking the CPU see what its limits are.
agreed slowly 10-20mhz at a time
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post #4 of 18
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should i use the Nvidia tool or do i use the bios?
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post #5 of 18
Bios. Since thats the only way to overclock a Proccesor. Except Clockgen but that is def. not reccomended.
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post #6 of 18
From what ive been told, you wont get anymore than 3Ghz from that chip. just a little info there. Welcome to OCN by the way
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post #7 of 18
BIOS, software oc stuff sucks!
post #8 of 18
i agree bios but the bios is not the only way to overclock a cpu
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post #9 of 18
Ya ern but Software overclocking for a CPU is not good.
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post #10 of 18
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ok i got it to 3.2ghz without it crashing but when i tried any higher it crashes
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