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Hey everyone, so I got this new computer running and I must say I'm quite pleased. Anyways I have installed/updated drivers, transferred over old data, and installed some essential programs. So I thought of doing some overclock soon, since I'm new to it I thought maybe aiming low for now like 4ghz or so. Beside that I was wondering if there's anything I should do now, for ex run stress tests, do benchmarks, that sort of thing. So feel free to suggest anything and any program that would be beneficial to me.
EDIT: Also I remember reading about a few build guides and I stumbled upon some that gives tips of things to do following getting the system functional after getting the system running and if anyone could link me the thread it would be greatly appreciated.
Edited by shuojinz - 2/1/11 at 10:49pm
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Damn.. my Overclock BSOD' while I w as replying to you lol

Anyways i forgot what i was saying but there are threads with software links

http://www.overclock.net/downloads/

Look for CPU-z GPU-z Prime 95 and or Orthos somewhere in there.

I'm using a Nifty software that's neat since it shows you all your temps, core speeds, *everything* called Black box.

OH and If you want to control fan speeds look for speed fan too

Hope i Didn't miss anything

(sorry for any punctuation/grammar mistakes, Rushing through finishing an essay due tomorrow)
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Originally Posted by Dorianime View Post
Damn.. my Overclock BSOD' while I w as replying to you lol

Anyways i forgot what i was saying but there are threads with software links

http://www.overclock.net/downloads/

Look for CPU-z GPU-z Prime 95 and or Orthos somewhere in there.

I'm using a Nifty software that's neat since it shows you all your temps, core speeds, *everything* called Black box.

OH and If you want to control fan speeds look for speed fan too

Hope i Didn't miss anything

(sorry for any punctuation/grammar mistakes, Rushing through finishing an essay due tomorrow)
Thanks! but I've already installed CPU-Z and GPU-Z downloaded Prime 95 and heard of Orthos but never heard of Black box so thanks for that
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I'm using a Nifty software that's neat since it shows you all your temps, core speeds, *everything* called Black box.
Dude! I'm Turkish... I felt so proud when I realized my peeps made that software
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Dude! I'm Turkish... I felt so proud when I realized my peeps made that software
That makes you the second person I know that has identified themselves as Turkish
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