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Does cool and quiet work with overclocking? how to overclock?

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November 10, 2009 7:03:11 PM

tried it out, doesn't seem to work properly. any fixes?

btw, how to overclock with amd cpus? got a link to a good resource? is HT the same as FSB? etc

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November 10, 2009 8:49:09 PM

specs?
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November 10, 2009 9:28:36 PM

oops, i 4got

asus m3a78-em
athlon ii x3 425
4gb corsair ram
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November 10, 2009 10:37:19 PM

Well, generally the rule with overclocking and cool and quiet is that you would turn it off before hand. Unfortunately it's been awhile since I've OC'd anything but a black edition. So you can check out this if you want: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/athlon-ii-x3,2452-4...
Did you get yourself an aftermarket heatsink and fan or are you using the stock?

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November 10, 2009 10:53:15 PM

im on stock HSF

i would rather undervolt the CPU but my mobo doesnt seem to have the option (or i can;t find it)

so i want to underclock it instead, but it is conflicting with CnQ. the CPU wont' automatically change to underclock the CPU when idle in windows. so the CPU ends up using more watts instead.....
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