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Overclock changed when I reset my Comp

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I had my Q6600 OC'd at 3.2 GHz for about 2 monthes. Well yesterday my computer freezes when I plug in my ipod. I couldnt click on anything. So I held the power button down on the computer untill it shut off but I just now realized I shouldve just hit reset. Well anyways when my computer came back on it turned on then shut off, then it turned back on and said the my CPU settings have changed and it asks me if I want to set it as default and I press no.

When I go into my computer and system it shows my CPU at 2.4 GHz. And I dont know what to do.
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post #2 of 8
Try resetting the CMOS
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You have to reset your O/C settings to what they were. Apparently you didn't do anything that your O/C couldn't handle until today, and thus it reverted back to default settings. This isn't really a bad issue unless it continues to happen even at lower settings.
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post #4 of 8
i tihnk the CMOS was already reset and that's the problem. just go back into the BIOS and redo your overclock. No biggie.
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i tihnk the CMOS was already reset and that's the problem. just go back into the BIOS and redo your overclock. No biggie.
I thought the problem is it wouldnt let him change them..
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I thought the problem is it wouldnt let him change them..

He never said he couldn't change it.... He said that it "Had" changed, and that it kept reseting.
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The problem Is I dont remember how I overclocked it. I dont remember what all the settings were and everything.
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post #8 of 8
When in doubt follow the video tutorial in my siggy.... It shoudl help you out.
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