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Increasing the speed of your computer in Mhz to have a faster computer for free
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post #12 of 27
I'll make you earn it..Have fun

http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/...ds-duals-guide

http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/cpu.../oc-guide.html

http://www.anandtech.com/mb/showdoc.aspx?i=3208
    
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post #13 of 27
It all depends what you want to do my man. If you are only using this computer for casual gaming and mostly for web surfing, you really don't need to overclock. If you are using Photoshop or other Adobe design softwares, you might gain a few extra seconds at the end of the day, but not really a good idea unless you have reached a fully stable system. (Loosing your 1/2 day's work sucks a lot).

Truth of the matter is that most of us overclock, without really any noticeable enrichment of our computing life at all. Sure, it's fun, and sure it's "money saving", but truth of the matter is, that's like saying we took a $35,000 Mitsubishi EVO and "tuned" it to achieve $200,000 Ferrari speeds. So, in essence, while Honda Accord (Stock Speed) might be better at everyday computing solutions, 0 to 60 in 3.6 seconds (Overclocked Speed) is helluva a lot more fun to brag to our friends.

Wait a minute... What were we talking about?
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post #14 of 27
Dude, if you got a Dell, you aren't overclocking it.
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I got an Acer, which is any better or no?
post #16 of 27
Overclockng doesnt really break it, it CAN break it but if you do it correctly it will function perfectly normal.
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OverClocking is Turning all your voltages to max and going on a Suicide run.
post #18 of 27
Overclocking is raising the frequencies of any piece of hardware that uses clock cycles to make it perform faster than when it left the factory, your Q6600 is very overclockable and all the best overclocks are done in the bios
    
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post #19 of 27
Sadly, you are out of luck with the stock Acer motherboard. They don't have the ability to overclock using the bios.
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Time well wasted....
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