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Is it possible to overclock this cpu in an Nvidia Nforce 750a. I have read a couple posts via new egg about people not being able to oc this cpu with this motherboard.
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post #2 of 13
What exact brand is it? ASUS or MSI?
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On the box it just says Nvidia Nforce 750a
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post #4 of 13
No brand? That's interesting... I know of two 750A motherboards from ASUS and MSI and that's about it
Is there anything else you can find on the box or mobo i.e. model number?
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Oh ya I gotcha its an XFX
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Oh, this one with the old AM2 design. I doubt you could take it that far as 1. it is an nVidia chipset 2. looks to be an older AM2 design 3. 4-phase non-split power (or 3+1 split), both of which aren't the best idea for overclocking modern Phenom II 125W
Edited by xd_1771 - 3/25/11 at 5:30pm
post #7 of 13
Yea listen to XD...that board and that 125w processor may very well equal poof, you maybe about to get a mild OC out of it but very very mild 2-400mhz maybe with the stock voltage.
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post #9 of 13
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since we're on the topic can this board handle overclocking my SLI'd 460gtx?
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post #10 of 13
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Just did some research....I guess I have to replace the phenomIIx4 955 with my phenom xII560...will I take much of a performance hit with this? I believe it is a black edition also so I am assuming since it is only 80w I should be able to OC this cpu fairly well.
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