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Originally Posted by TrueNoob
wats cmos? i am VERY new to this whole thing. VERy but im a quick leaner at 15 years old, i can be overclocked to know as much as a 30 year old, maybe even more
Well the first thing a 30 year old would do is read up on the task he/she is about to start. You need to know what your system is, what each component does. Once you get this down then you start to overclock, when you overclock, you use the programs as mentioned before to check if your system is stable at that speed and to monitor your systems hardware I.E. CPUCentral Processing Unit (so when your in the middle of a task or game it doesnt crash) If the system is not stable it will crash and in most cases will restart its self at stock settings, but if it doesnt then you will have to learn how to clear the CMOSComplimentary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
by reading the manual of your motherboard.
Also a 30 year old would stop and think about the questions they ask before they start rambling on about this and that. The clearer your post's are the easier it is for people to help. Also the more info you provide the better for you and the people trying to help.

Now as for running a stability test it is better to test it now then wait for the CPU to die later on, it isnt 100% safe but the only thing that is going to kill your CPU is the voltage being to high. when you overclock, you MUST STRESS THE SYSTEM and when doing so you must utilize 100% of your CPU to get an accurate reading I.E. if you have HT or a Dual core CPU you need to run 2 programs at the same time.
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