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overclocking i7 950 plz help

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Hi ppl need help in overclocking my i7 950

my config is:
i7 950
Cooler Master N620 Cpu cooler
Asus P6X58D-E
Corsiar dominator 3X2GB DDR3 PC3-12800(1600MHz) CMP6GX3M3A1600C8
Corsiar TX750 psu
WD Green 1TB

i want an decent overclock abt 3.8 with HT enabled, plz help i am new to overclocking n noob in all these
voltage n multiplier tweaking
post #2 of 6
Set voltage to about 1.33, multiplier to 21 and clock to ~180

180MHz * 21 = 3800MHz

Stress test it, intel burn test is a good one, SuperPi.

For 6 hours or so, if it BSOD's, turn the voltage up a little tiny bit at a time.

That's pretty much all there is to it. From there it's working to getting a lower voltage to your stable OC.
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This^
Im on 1.2v though my 950 was bought when they cost a bomb lol.
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thanks guys but need more detailed settings coz doing this for the first time
i am OverClocking for the first so a bit more concerned

i want an decent 3.8 or 3.6 clock with HT n turbo "on"
using plz help.
also my ram not runnning at 1600mhz what cud be wrng ?
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Originally Posted by crazy.wingman View Post
thanks guys but need more detailed settings coz doing this for the first time
i am OverClocking for the first so a bit more concerned

i want an decent 3.8 or 3.6 clock with HT n turbo "on"
using plz help.
also my ram not runnning at 1600mhz what cud be wrng ?
You need to read some of the guides that are posted all over this forum, and then we can help you more.
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