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post #11 of 25
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Your every day stuff then some video editing and what not
Don't bother OCing. That chip will have no probs doing that stuff, even for mid-to-high range video editing. Overclocking with the stock cooler won't give you much of a performance boost, and will lower your CPU's lifespan if incorrectly done. Just leave it at stock, install the latest drivers for everything, and give it a spin with a game or something.
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Originally Posted by Kaldari View Post
Assign the voltage, frequency, and timings for the RAM manually, as they're off much off the time. You aren't running RAID or doing overclocking (stock cooler), so just install Windows and drivers is pretty much it.

I would run memtest for at least a few passes to to ensure you didn't get some bad sticks.
How would you go about doing that exactly?
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post #13 of 25
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How would you go about doing that exactly?
In the BIOS. The specs should be on the packaging and RAM itself. Google it or search here.
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post #14 of 25
Play Games.
Download things
Maybe Over clock depending on your specs.

Or better yet help a good cause and FOLD for OCN
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Give it to me so I can fold with it
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Sorry for hijacking this thread here. If I read this right,once built. Start it up and check voltage and ram clocks.Load the OS and other...Thats it ?
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Sorry for hijacking this thread here. If I read this right,once built. Start it up and check voltage and ram clocks.Load the OS and other...Thats it ?
Assuming no other special circumstances, like running a RAID, yes. Run memtest and maybe a small amount of prime/IBT just to make sure nothing is DOA/unstable at stock. Mainly the memtest though, as CPUs rarely have issues when not overclocked.
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OC about 200mhz? i can do that at least on my stock...
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Assuming no other special circumstances, like running a RAID, yes. Run memtest and maybe a small amount of prime/IBT just to make sure nothing is DOA/unstable at stock. Mainly the memtest though, as CPUs rarely have issues when not overclocked.
Thank you very much. Debating on a build myself or prebuit. The start up was my worst fears on my own build.
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