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post #11 of 20
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post #12 of 20
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I know how to basically do overclocking.

This is what i want to do. I want to make my cpu speed to about 2.8ghz. I don't think i will need to change or mess around with the voltage since it is such a low overclock. I saw this article on how to go to the bios and overclock my cpu.

http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/mai...35-ds3r_7.html

The problem is that i don't know where to start. My bios looks exactly like that except for a couple things i noticed. My rough draft plan is to start with the "cpu host frequency" and then i have to change the multiplier from 16 to 7? I noticed in my bios that my multiplier is 16. Is that right with a q6600? If it isn't, i will change it but i don't know what to change it to. That is my plan, what do you think?
    
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post #13 of 20
Thats a really low overclock. Basically, go in and try 311fsb which would be 2.8ghz.

Chances are it will work, if not..make sure you know how to reset your CMOS. Be careful of temperatures as well
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post #14 of 20
Don't forget CTRL + F1 to access the "secret menu options" on a Gigabyte board. If yours doesn't look exactly like the one you saw that is probably why.
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Well i don't know exactly where the jumpers are on my motherboard. Do i have to take both of the jumpers out in order to reset the CMOS? Here is the picture of my motherboard. If someone so kindly could draw a little arrow to both of the jumpers please, that would be great.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ShowIm...el+Motherboard
    
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Ok, I found the jumper on my motherboard but the problem is that it is partially covered by my video card which makes it impossible to take out. Is there any other way i can be able to reset the bios safely?
    
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post #17 of 20
The Gigabyte Mobo's just tend to reset to default if it fails to boot anyway so you should be ok.
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post #18 of 20
You can remove the batter for a few minutes to reset the BIOS.
If your keyboard is not working, find another, even walmart has a cheapie for ~$10.
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post #19 of 20
take the video card out then ??
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post #20 of 20
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mebby View Post
The Gigabyte Mobo's just tend to reset to default if it fails to boot anyway so you should be ok.
So when i overclock and it messes up, i can just turn off the computer and start it again and everything will be fine?
    
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