cpu overclock q9550 noob question Tags: Overclocking CPUs Last response: October 23, 2008 3:15 PM in Overclocking Share teeyay October 19, 2008 5:26:06 PM hello all Im new to the forum but I have been reading them for quite some time, with that said heres my setup followed by my noob question. intel core 2 q9550 stock 2.83 ghz coolermaster hyper 600r cpu cooler with 2x 125mm 2000 rpm fans and one 125mm exhaust fan 2000rpm xfx nforce 709I ultra motherboard 2x evga geforce gtx 280 running sli 4 gb patriot 1066 pc3 ddr3 memory 2x wd velociraptor hd (300 gb each) coolmax 1200 watt psu lg blu-ray writer pheonix award bios ok now, my question is to safely overclock my cpu to 3.4 ghz what would the parameters or settings that I would need to do in bios?? Any help would be greatly appreciated, Ive read the oc guide but Im a little nervous to just apply that myself, so if anyone has a similar setup or the same cpu oc'ed to 3.4 ghz. thanks soo much More about : cpu overclock q9550 noob question xnem3s1sx October 19, 2008 5:44:28 PM The settings needed to overclock a CPU vary from CPU to CPU, even with the same processor, so look for a tutorial, because its unlikely someone else's settings will work for you. br3nd064 October 21, 2008 2:50:52 AM I'd just raise the fsb to 400mhz and you may have to raise the NB voltage a little. I don't know the exact vcore you'll need, so you'll have to find that yourself. Related resources Help a noob overclock the Q9550 - Forum How can I overclock my Q9550 to 3.2GHZ on Asus P5Q-E - Forum Q9550 Overclocking - Forum Q9550 C1 core voltage 1.50V ? - Forum Q6600 Upgrade to q9550 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer teeyay October 22, 2008 8:01:31 AM thanks a lot antiacid October 23, 2008 3:15:29 PM don't forget to report back with your highest stable fsb / clock / voltage Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumQ9550 or Phenom II 955? ForumHow would I overclock q9550 to 3.4ghz? Forum[ Noob Q's] Frequency Problem: Memory and CPU ForumPhenom II 940 - Core 2 Quad Q9550 ForumWill a Q9550 CPU work with my P5N-E SLI Motherboard? ForumE8600 beats Q9550 ? Help Quick!!!!!! Must send back. ForumNeed help for my first even build w/ Q9550 ForumGoing from purchasing a E8400 to a Q9550 ForumIntel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Temperature? ForumI Am NOOB ForumP45 overclocking with q9550 + 16gb DDR2 ForumOverclock Q9550 to 4.0GHz ForumWC Noob Needs Help! ForumHelp Overclocking a Q9550 ForumFixed Voltage More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !