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Overclocking- AMD X2 3800+

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I am a total newbie to OCing and wish to overclock my CPU. My system specifications are:

AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ [Manchester Core]
Arctic Cooling Freezer Pro [HSF]
512MB DDR400 (tripe generic RAM)
Asus A8N-Sli Premium
Nvidia 256MB 6200 TC
2x 120MM Lian-Li fans
Lian- Li PC7 Case

Well I need help overclocking my CPU, maybe a step by step guide that you can walk me through?

-Ocing Newbie
''There is no spoone- the Matwicks''
post #2 of 7
This should take you through the basics: http://www.overclock.net/overclock.p...king-guide.htm
http://www.overclock.net/faqs/38169-...ght=asus+guide
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Wouldn't it be possible for someone to give me a step-by-step guide?

-Ocing Newbie
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URG!!! I don't understand why people buy the premium.....it doesn;t allow for overclcoks as high as the deluxe.....Anyway.

Drop your HT to 2x and increase your HTT gradually. When you can;t boot, increase your voltage a bit. With your setup, you should be able to hit 2.4 without a hitch.
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tisk tisk, should have gotten the Opteron 165
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I didn't get the opteron due to having the AMD X2 3800 before the opteron was released- Wouldn't it be possible for someone to give me a step-by-step guide?

-OCing Newbie
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Just read the FAQs that Ste posted, especially the Overclocking Guide by DeathONator. It has a step-by-step process.
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