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im running at 2.2Ghz, what can i OC my cpu too i have a Gigabite PRo Turbo fan, and 1 other case fan, my current processor temp is 38*C.

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post #2 of 19
I can't get very high, for some reason or another, but I have heard some people getting to around 2.7-2.9 on TT BT.
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post #3 of 19
2.9 is very high for an air cooled venice chip. I'd expect more along the 2.5-2.8 range is the norm.
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If you're idle temp is 38...be careful.
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post #5 of 19
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Soo whats the verdic...can i OC? if soo how high!
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2.9 is very high for an air cooled venice chip. I'd expect more along the 2.5-2.8 range is the norm.
2.9 is a wee bit high, but with good case cooling, and if you have good ram, as well as a background in OCing, it is very possible.
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post #7 of 19
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Originally Posted by quarter_breed
Soo whats the verdic...can i OC? if soo how high!
Its a combination of things like the core's stepping and the overall components + the patience of the OCer.
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If i can OC, can some one help me! i kno the basics
post #9 of 19
I'm still waiting for my Arctic Silver 5 to set in, I did heard about raising the voltage to reach higher clock speeds. I'll try as soon as that 200 hours is over.
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HI, I could help you Overclock if you want. I know a bit more than the basics, and should be able to help you to get a good overclock going.
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