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ok in my BIOS i have the option to set Top Perfomance enabled. i was wondering if anyone else had this option and does it overclock for you basically or what does it really do?

i also juss found out that my MOBO comes with easytune4 which ive read is an overclocking utility would this be a good program to use?
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Originally Posted by scotty8825
ok in my BIOS i have the option to set Top Perfomance enabled. i was wondering if anyone else had this option and does it overclock for you basically or what does it really do?

i also juss found out that my MOBO comes with easytune4 which ive read is an overclocking utility would this be a good program to use?
I have that option also. Honestly, I have no idea what it does, but it sounded cool so I enabled it. Hasn't hurt my OC abilities at all.

Do not use easytune for overclocking. It good for PC health and some benchmarking but that's it. Do your overclocking though BIOS.
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It raises FSB from 200Mhz to 207Mhz.
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lol damn i liked easytune because it was so easy to use, im a lil nervous about going into BIOS and messing with things since i am newb. overclocked once with easytune and i thought it worked well the only thing was once i restarted my comp it wen back to normal but i think there is an option u can set it to, but i guess i wont use it if its not good, u think maybe u could give some help with the BIOS ive read the guide its a lil confusing
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Originally Posted by Fishie36
It raises FSB from 200Mhz to 207Mhz.
So I guess overclocking defeats the purpose of turning it on.
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Originally Posted by Evolutionsentra
So I guess overclocking defeats the purpose of turning it on.
It's overclocking for paranoids.
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