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Current processor is Intel (R) Core (TM) 2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40 Ghz

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Trying to oc my processor, but am completely new to it.

Currently using a Current processor is Intel (R) Core (TM) 2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40 Ghz

Though about getting http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835186134 if necessary
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you need to include you specs
http://www.overclock.net/specs.php?do=addsystem
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I'm using an 8800 nvidia graphics card.

Current processor is Intel (R) Core (TM) 2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40 Ghz

4.00 GB of Memory (RAM)

Anything else?
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Motherboard and PSU etc. fill it out in your USER CP
    
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I'm using an 8800 nvidia graphics card.

Current processor is Intel (R) Core (TM) 2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40 Ghz

4.00 GB of Memory (RAM)

Anything else?
click the link i posted above and fill in your specs
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Is this a pc you built or is it a prebuilt you bought like a Dell or HP? Because if it's a prebuilt, we have some bad news in terms of overclocking
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I would look into getting another cooler other then the Arctic Cooler 7. I would recommedn you get a Xigmatek 120mm Direct Heatpipe Cooler like the Dark Knight.
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It's pre-built, though I've changed the power supply and graphics card

Working on filling out my User CP
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It's pre-built, though I've changed the power supply and graphics card

Working on filling out my User CP
You might be out of luck..prebuilts don't usually overclock at all
    
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It's pre-built, though I've changed the power supply and graphics card

Working on filling out my User CP
Ouch, but the builders almost always lock the overclocking features in the bios to prevent people from messing around with the system. Sometimes there's a way to unlock it (flashing it or a secret keypress like shift+F1 or something) but it's unlikely.

You can either try Windows ocing applications like setfsb but they don't work that well. The other option is to switch out the motherboard.
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