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Overclock my E6550

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Last response: in Overclocking
August 10, 2010 7:17:56 PM

Just wanted to know if someone can help me on Overclocking my Newly built PC I have what fellows: ASUS P5Q3 Deluxe/WiFi-AP@n MoBo
CPU E6550 2.33 GHz, RAM - G Skill Ripjaws Series Blue DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
Cas Latency 7
Timing 7-8-7-24-2N
Voltage 1.65V
ECC No, Buffered/Registered "Unbuffered!"
Please note: U-N B-U-F-F-E-R-E-D
please do not ask if it is or not after all that.
Now The PSU is a 850W True it is Coolmaster and is not too bad although I have had points where my PC does not comback up after a Hibernate stage sooo... Tell me what you think please I need a starters guide to overclocking or something like where Do I start first CPU MEM RAM you know MoBo what or PSU (lol).

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August 10, 2010 7:57:45 PM

I've been running my e6550 at 2.8ghz on 1.15vcore for over 3 years now. I just upped the FSB, and lowered voltage. Ram is the deciding factor, as I have it 0.3v overvolted, and it has lasted also.