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April 13, 2009 9:13:16 PM

hi , im a newbie at this , so can anyone tell me how far if at all my system can be overclocked
mobo gigabyte ga g31m es2l
cpu e2160 @ 1.8 ghz dual core
nvidia geforce 8500 gt @ 1gb
cheers

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April 14, 2009 1:26:13 AM

stags67 said:
hi , im a newbie at this , so can anyone tell me how far if at all my system can be overclocked
mobo gigabyte ga g31m es2l
cpu e2160 @ 1.8 ghz dual core
nvidia geforce 8500 gt @ 1gb
cheers


Oh yeah, you'll be able to take that puppy to 6GHz easy, maybe even 6.8GHz on air--higher if you use water.

/Sarcasm

In all seriousness, it all comes down to the chip itself, and the only way to know is to OC and watch the results. Some chips will OC like a dream, others (like a former P4 of mine) will sputter along with barely 200MHz increase. It's a matter of luck. If anyone guarantees you a specific OC level, hold onto your wallet.
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