Solved MSI G41M-P23 + Q9550 Overclocking Tags: Overclocking Core Intel MSI Quad Last response: April 13, 2013 10:38 AM in Overclocking Share Itsyuka April 13, 2013 8:46:06 AM So I am wondering what is the best overclock I can get with this. Also I am kinda new to this and yes I know this a pretty bad rig. Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 MSI G41M-P23(P25) Kingston 8GB(4GBx2) 1066mhz DDR3 Thermaltake TR-500 TR2 ATX Power Supply - 500W More about : msi g41m p23 q9550 overclocking Best solution barto a b K Overclocking April 13, 2013 10:38:16 AM I've had my q9550 to 3.4 before. I currently have it running at 3.2. You must have an aftermarket cooler. If you don't, there's no point to overclock a core2quad. They run a lot warmer than i-core CPUs. One thing is every system is different. Some can go much higher in clock rates. Other can't because of stability. Have you read the overclocking thread? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/259899-29-core-overcl... It's a lot to read but it is necessary. Take your time to read all of it. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedOverclocking Q9550 on Asus P5E-VM DO Forum CPU not overclocking (Core 2 Quad Q9550) Forum Solvedneed help overclocking a q9550 on a XFX nForce 780i 3-Way SLI Forum SolvedOverclocking Q9550 with 8 G.B. Ram on Ep45T-UD3R Forum SolvedOverclocking MSI R9 270 OC Edition Forum SolvedI know what these blue screen codes are when overclocking, but where are the settings on the MSI Z87 G45 gaming board? Forum SolvedOverclocking 4670k to 4Ghz on MSI Gaming 3 Z97 Forum Overclocking Q9550 to 3.8ghz/4.0ghz Forum SolvedWhat settings for overclocking my Q9550 to 3.2 or 3.4? Forum SolvedQ9550 Stepping Overclocking Difference Forum SolvedQ9550 Overclocking,tempature, problems. Forum SolvedI overclocked my intel core 2 quad Q9550 from 2.83 GHz to 3.2 Ghz. Would that greatly reduce the life expectancy of the cpu? Forum SolvedHaving trouble overclocking past 4.1 ghz with Pentium G3258 on Msi z97 - G45 motherboard Forum SolvedOverclocking g3258 on MSI H81M-P33 Forum SolvedOVERCLOCKING - MSI Z97 Gaming 5 VS AsRock Z97 Extreme4 -Urgent!! Forum SolvedOverclocking MSI GTX 760 OC Twin Frozr Forum SolvedIS MSI Z97 Gaming 3 Mobo is good for gaming and mid range overclocking ? Forum SolvedWould overclocking an MSI R9 270X be ok? Forum SolvedOverclocking my MSI GTX 770 2GB Forum SolvedProblem while overclocking Intel i7 4770k Msi z87 g43 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !