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Well I'm finally building my i7 after sitting around for almost 2 years, when I was doing my research at the time there was all kinds of threads and how to O.C. etc.. can you guys help point me back to those old posts/newer updated, so I can make this happen!

for now I'm not looking to go very high 3.5G on stock cooling until I get a good HS .. Also I remember the bus would only be at 1333 and I would have to o.C it to 1600 is that still the case?

i7 920 batch 3849B018
Asus P6T ws Pro
Crucial Ballistix 3x 2G CL8 1.65V

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You have a sick batch. Your chip will OC very well - should hit 4ghz with 1.25v or lower. Use this guide: http://www.clunk.org.uk/forums/overc...beginners.html

Its fairly straight forward and directs you from 3.4-4ghz so gl!!
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Thanks !! I wonder on my current system I'm using a Dark knight HS but I'm running a C2D. I remember then I was installing the HS it said for socket 1366 you had to flip the clamps to the other side ,but I did not come with extra stickers. before I take it apart can I still use the Dark on my new CPU?? can I re-use those sticker things??

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im not sure about those stickers, they might not stay on as well. But if they are secured by screws anyway, theortically u wudnt need the stickers If your worried, you should pick up a pair from the dollar store.
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This is the thread i used to overclock my 920 to 4ghz, might be some help to you =] GL HF
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im not sure about those stickers, they might not stay on as well. But if they are secured by screws anyway, theortically u wudnt need the stickers If your worried, you should pick up a pair from the dollar store.
Yea I'll sleep on it.. I guess they help with vibration...Later
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Yea I'll sleep on it.. I guess they help with vibration...Later
if i remember right, its the foam sticker like stuff or something. you should have those on it keeps the metal from touching the motherboard and causing problems. I had a dark knight before my H50 and didnt put pads on, so my comp wouldnt boot. i figure out eventually it was from not putting the pads on the back mounting bracket, but you can use them again, it just wont stick
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