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Never Overclocked Before, Need Help.

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June 3, 2010 2:34:48 AM

Hello, I have read some of the forums but am still confused about how to overclock. It seams that it depends on your processor, motherboard, and ram. I just dont understand all the settings and how they relate to each other to achieve a stable overclock. If anyone could explain some of the basics of overclocking or point me towards a very easy to understand guide, i would be very grateful. If it helps my "Theoretical" specs are below.

1. CPU: Intel Core i7 930
2. Motherboard: Asus P6X58D Premium
3. Ram: Corsair Dominator 6gb 1600
4. PSU: Corsair 850w

I would like to get it to a stable overclock of around 3.4Ghz.

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June 3, 2010 3:20:37 AM

austinwade912 said:
If it helps my "Theoretical" specs are below.



Start here:

HOWTO: Overclock C2Q (Quads) and C2D (Duals) - Guide v1.6.1

Overclocking also is a bit of trial-and-error, it doesn't help to have a "theoretical system". You'll learn better when you're actually playing around with a real system.
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June 4, 2010 1:26:53 PM

A good place to Start learning are the C2D's And C2Q'S (Slightly simpler) Core I7's are how do you say... alot more complicated...

Heres an I7 Guide
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June 7, 2010 4:02:02 PM

Google I7 overclocking guide since the one that was on here is gone. I can try and help you though if you post your specs and bios pics.
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