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post #1 of 8
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Just joined this forum, and wanted to say Hello. Been working with computers for a good many years now, but have never put a whole lot of necessity into overclocking, and have never really had a system it was worth attempting to push like that... Until recently. Now I need more power and I think I'm just going to have to wait for a new board. Trying to figure out how to overclock this board is what lead me here, and had me joining. My system was built from scraps, but looks something like this:

ASUS A8M2N-LA Motherboard (Out of an HP) which is currently keeping me from OCing.
AMD Athalon 64 x2 4200+ 2.2Ghz (why I want to Overclock it. I even have a spare just in case) with a Zalman 9700 sitting on top of it.
4 gigs ram, DDR2 not sure the kind
Nvidia Gforce XLR 8 8800+ Graphics Card
Creative Labs Audigy ZS Sound Card

I know it's all relatively outdated technology, but it's what I have and as I said was built from scraps. A local here actually has a system for sale for a hundred, says it doesn't work for some reason, but it has a 5200+ AMD and a better Asus board. If I could get that board and processor I will be needing ya'lls expertise in Over clocking. Thanks for listening to me babble. and cross your fingers for me. I need something better than this.... Just my average use sucks up everything this processor has to offer me.
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250 gig 2x Toshiba DVD-RW w/ lightscribe Windows XP Logitech 
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post #2 of 8
Hey everyone, new to the forum as well. I recently built my own system and I'm really here to learn about what else I can do with it. Glad to be here!
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Welcome to the forums you two. Good luck with getting that new system, Shameless. Here's to hoping both the mobo and CPU work.
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3x 640GB WD Black 2x Samsungs Windows 7 Home Premium 3x 21.5" ASUS, 1x 19" HP 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
3x 640GB WD Black 2x Samsungs Windows 7 Home Premium 3x 21.5" ASUS, 1x 19" HP 
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Logitech G19 Corsair HX1000 Cooler Master HAF 932 Logitech G5 
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welcome to OCN!!
   
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fujitsu 320gb dvd rom cd/rw Windows 7 Professional x64 15.4" 
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Intel i5 760 evga p55 sli MSI gtx460 Hawk corsair dominator 
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kingston ssdnow hyper 212+ windows 7 professional sam syncmaster 
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core 2 duo P8700@2.53GHz 2242CTO Intel X4500MHD 4gb 
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fujitsu 320gb dvd rom cd/rw Windows 7 Professional x64 15.4" 
PowerCaseMouse
Panasonic 6-cell + 65W AC adapter lenovo t500 Logitech MX518 
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Intel i5 760 evga p55 sli MSI gtx460 Hawk corsair dominator 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
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Welcome to OCN.
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Thread Starter 
Thanks everyone for the welcome. Good luck to you as well coolpoete. I'm going to need the computer gods on my side when I look at this thing. Maybe I can cut a deal. I need a transmission too. -Laughs.-
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athalon 64 x2 5200+ 2.6Ghz ASUS M2N-Plus SLI XLR8 Performance Edition 8800+GT 4 gigs DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSKeyboard
250 gig 2x Toshiba DVD-RW w/ lightscribe Windows XP Logitech 
CaseMouse
NZXT Beta Evo Dynex 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athalon 64 x2 5200+ 2.6Ghz ASUS M2N-Plus SLI XLR8 Performance Edition 8800+GT 4 gigs DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSKeyboard
250 gig 2x Toshiba DVD-RW w/ lightscribe Windows XP Logitech 
CaseMouse
NZXT Beta Evo Dynex 
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post #7 of 8
Thread Starter 
Wanted to share the news. The processor, mobo, and ram all work. The old man who sold it all to me just didn't know what he was doing. -Laughs maniacally.- Just had to share.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athalon 64 x2 5200+ 2.6Ghz ASUS M2N-Plus SLI XLR8 Performance Edition 8800+GT 4 gigs DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSKeyboard
250 gig 2x Toshiba DVD-RW w/ lightscribe Windows XP Logitech 
CaseMouse
NZXT Beta Evo Dynex 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athalon 64 x2 5200+ 2.6Ghz ASUS M2N-Plus SLI XLR8 Performance Edition 8800+GT 4 gigs DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSKeyboard
250 gig 2x Toshiba DVD-RW w/ lightscribe Windows XP Logitech 
CaseMouse
NZXT Beta Evo Dynex 
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welcome to the OCN forums
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