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Hey, just joined and I really don't know alot about *overclocking* but know a good amount about computers in general. I've been on a laptop for about 4 years so this is my first desktop computer and I decided to customize it. I already overclocked my CPU but I need to get started on my GPU. Always willing to learn about computers, after all they run the world!
post #2 of 14
Hi there, and welcome, you come to the right place to learn about OC, a few software to help you on ya way would be rivatuner and ntune, these both allow you to OC ya GFX card, do a search on here and they give you more details on using them.
Most of all enjoy the site
    
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I am having Pentium 4 2.4 Ghz processor and motherboard Mercury 865GM . when i tried to overclock my system it overclocked to amazing 2.93 GHz and my system was also running fast but my Sound drivers where not running . can you plz tell me the proper way .
post #4 of 14
Hi Guys,welcome Pls Post Your Questions In The Relevant Sections And Youll Get Help Much Quicker....

Once Again Welcome
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Hi and WELCOME
    
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hey guys and welcome hope you enjoy your stay =)
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Welcome to OCN. Buckle up and enjoy the ride.
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Hey and welcome to OCN.
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welcome
    
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post #10 of 14
Hi

Welcome to OCN. You have come to the right place.

Take a look at the Nvidia section for OC'ing questions.

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