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Best way to OC a i5 750

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Ok im confused about overclocking so Im turning to the Pros. Im not sure what I am doing at all. The way I did 3.2 was I went into my Bios & I chose the Options called "Crazy 3.2" but Im not sure if thats the best way to do it.

I already went ahead & disabled everything I was supposed to. I know that overclocking OCs my memory also I noticed playing with settings i can no longer choose 1333 so thats got me confused also
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First thing is drop the CPU and RAM multipliers way down to isolate the IMC/uncore and find out what voltage it needs for your target baseclock.
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Here is a decent read:
http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...ing-guide.html
You can not choose 1333 as your memory speed anymore because adjusting the FSB will affect your memory options.
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ok ill check that link out. this is confusing to me
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ok i read that link this looks fairly easy to do im going to go mess with it now
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ok here is an update for you guys so you can checl if i did this right or wrong.

Disabled: Speedstep, Turbo, C1E, C-States.

Here is what I set to get 3.497 ghz

Multiplier: x21
BCLK: 166
Dram 1331 (which is 2mhz less then 1333) (Ram Frequency is 666.3 when normal is 667.3)
dram Voltage 1.5V

Still on Stock CPU Voltage 1.240



Edited by 4LC4PON3 - 2/13/11 at 8:51pm
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dont forget to test it out under full load as is the only way to find out if its really stable.
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I am running 50x linX right now. then I will prime95 it for 8 hours. So far my temps are staying at 60c & im 20x into it so far
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