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Originally Posted by ReferenceBook View Post
Why would I overclock my gpu if it is "extremely high end". Anyway, I tried hitting f2, f3, f10, etc. but they didn't work. The manual Alienware provided to me was pretty useless. It was basically 30 pages on how to plug in a cable. Any other suggestions guys. Thanks to the people who tried to help though.
Because if you are playing games, it will help more than oc'ing the cpu.
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post #12 of 16
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Because if you are playing games, it will help more than oc'ing the cpu.
I disagree as that's a bit of a sweeping statement in all honesty. He mentions he has a high end graphics card, so I guess we're talking in the realms of a GeForce 8800 series. A card like that cannot perform as well as it could if the CPU isn't quick enough. Like it or not, there is a significant amount of CPU Intervention involved in games and in the case of an E6400 with an 8800 series card would hold things back. Although, to the original poster it would really help if we knew your full system specs.

Anywho, as the chap above mentioned, try this

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1. The version number can be read from the BIOS Setup screen. To get there, just restart the computer and start pressing the [F2] and [Delete] keys at the same time repeatedly.
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I agree, if he has an 8800 then by all means oc the cpu, but I doubt that computer came with that cpu and an 8800. Maybe sli 2x 7950. It would really help if we had the specs download cup-z and put a screen shot of it in post. Also fill out system specs, cpu-z will help.
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alienware = poo poo... 3k - 4k for something we build for 1.5k. LoL@retail!

an 8800 GTX is "extremely high end" and i overclocked the hell out of it.
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Del key to enter bios, just restart you computer and start banging on the delete key. I would make sure you do some reading here on this site before you go messing with your bios though.
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i dont thk hes came back yet but if you read my post on page 1 i tell him how to get in bios alienware uses a 2 key setup to get into bios.
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