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I have no idea how to overclock cpu's and I really want to, Im firmiliar with bios and everything else. If someone could write me a guide or find me a video on how to OC my cpu that would be great.

My mobo is a gigabyte h55n

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If you are familiar with a BIOS then you wouldn't need a guide. Its just like overclocking any other CPU.
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Ive never overclocked though thats the thing
    
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I had a i5 650. Great chip, got mine to 5.6 (proof)

i found this to be helpful:
http://www.techreaction.net/2010/09/07/3-step-overclocking-guide-clarkdale/

If you are getting no-post, it is more than likely lack of vtt volts.

when you start to get above 4.7, vtt gets really finicky
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Originally Posted by reflex99;12073201 
I had a i5 650. Great chip, got mine to 5.6 (proof)

i found this to be helpful:
http://www.techreaction.net/2010/09/07/3-step-overclocking-guide-clarkdale/

If you are getting no-post, it is more than likely lack of vtt volts.

when you start to get above 4.7, vtt gets really finicky

and it was stable at 5.6?
    
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lolno, i mean, if you consider dry ice stable, i can say i had 5.5 stable for at least 10 min.

5.6 crashed the second after i took that validation.

What cooler do you have?
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Originally Posted by reflex99;12073451 
lolno, i mean, if you consider dry ice stable, i can say i had 5.5 stable for at least 10 min.

5.6 crashed the second after i took that validation.

What cooler do you have?

thermaltake spinq, what a safe stable speed i should go with?
    
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I would say 4.5 would be a nice goal
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post #9 of 18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by reflex99;12073740 
I would say 4.5 would be a nice goal

i had it at 3.8 and it crashed, is it because i diden't up the voltage? im going to get off the pc and get to bed so if you would be so kind please email me and we could talk later on through email? so far youve been a great help.


my email: tylerdg1994@gmail.com
    
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I would prefer to use the forum, that way other people can help as well.

At 3.8, you shouldn't need more vcore, but it is possible.

Make sure that your QPI link stays at or around 7000
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