Overclock E6550 gf7050vt-m

how do you overclock (in general)?

I have an Intel E6550 going into a ECS GF7050VT-M m/b with a Kingston KVR667D2 2G memory chip

E6550 & memory (DDR2 -- 2 x 667 - correct?) will both run at 1333 - is overclocking still possible (max board fsb is 1333) or by some sort of mutiplier available or make sense (?)


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  1. Well there are many stickys on the general overclock process.
    But to be honest your gonna need a better motherboard to make overclocking even worth the trouble.
  2. Yep. ECS motherboards are generally poor overclockers. My ECS motherboard (a GF7100PVT-M3 which I suspect from the part number is a little more advanced than yours) has no overclock capability at all except for being able to select the FSB.

    I was able to to get a 2.4 GHz E6600 to run at 3.0 GHz by selecting the 333 MHz FSB.

    I'm not complaining. Mine was a freebie, part of a package deal from Frye's. Well, actually, it was about $200. And Frye's threw in a free Q6600. :)
  3. Thank you everyone

    ...read about overclocking but didn't know if I would see much, if any, improvement in cpu or memory

    ...again, thanks.
  4. Gigabyte and Asus motherboards OC like a dream. But I do not recommend buying one. Save your money for i5.
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