So overclocking my 2,5 year old computer :> Tags: CPUs Overclocking Last response: August 22, 2010 5:35 PM in Overclocking Share iamrogue August 21, 2010 10:57:08 PM So I was thinking of overclocking my system (safely ;p) Could anyone here help me a bit? I've got no idea what I'm doing here since I've never overclocked before. Here's my system: CPU: Intel Core2 Duo E8400. (Socket 775). CPU Cooler: OCZ Vanquisher. RAM: 4GB DDR2 MHz Reaper Heat Pipe CL4. Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD5770. Mother board: GA-X38-DS4 (Socket 775). Thanks in advance! More about : overclocking year computer Fetal a b K Overclocking August 22, 2010 12:40:49 AM Start In the bios settings. your processor is good, one of the best in c2d, well the best imo. Try cleaning your CPU, putting new thermal grease, and of you got a good cooling setup then go ahead. even at stock setup you can hit imo 3.4, 3.5 iamrogue August 22, 2010 12:56:39 AM So maybe I shouldn't be overclocking my CPU? What about my Memory? Related resources 2.5 year old Sony VAIO wont turn on - Forum What do i need to buy next for a 4 year old computer ? - Forum I'm Looking To Update My 2.5 Year Old Homebuilt PC - Forum Custom built computer over a year old won't turn on. - Forum I have a 7 year old PC that needs to be overclocked - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Fetal a b K Overclocking August 22, 2010 1:01:18 AM Why oc memory when you don't wanna oc processor? If you are so scared to oc your processor, then be more scared before messing with memory. iamrogue August 22, 2010 2:08:01 AM Well I actually want to OC my processor, I've so far overclocked it to 3.6GHz Fetal a b K Overclocking August 22, 2010 2:18:06 AM MAN! what do you want more? set fire to it . how can 3.6 not make your games work? lol if you overclocked it first, why lie here? you could have just said "are there any risks." if its working fine, keep the oc. iamrogue August 22, 2010 12:00:52 PM I didn't overclock it when I posted, I put it into a stresstest for 9:42:51 and I'm not sure what I can see from the picture if everything is fine or not: http://a.imageshack.us/img838/6075/stabilitytest.png iamrogue August 22, 2010 12:02:04 PM http://a.imageshack.us/img837/2095/stabilitytest2.png Why can't I edit my posts? :@ ;p iamrogue August 22, 2010 12:03:00 PM Also, I had no bluescreens whatsoever for almost 10 hours, I guess it's working fine? :] Fetal a b K Overclocking August 22, 2010 5:35:22 PM Yes. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumGaming PC for my 61 year old dad! Forum1.5 year old gaming build, need help choosing upgrades ForumFirst time builder 2 - 2.5 k budget. Upgrading from a 6 year old PC! ForumSo I've got $500 and a four year old computer ... Forum2.5 year old mobo is dead, replacement? ForumOne Year old Custom Gaming Rig, Need Upgrade Advice Forum4- year-old case for *new* build?! ForumMy 10 Year Old 's Gaming PC - Input Requested on Specs Forum5 year old PC needs Memory for overclocking ForumDiary of a 1st build build by 11 year old (Stage 3 New Pics) Forumselling my year old PC need help pricing ForumCrossfire HD7870 x8 questions? ForumTweaking/Overclocking RAM settings in BIOS ForumQ6600 Overclocking problems Forum[Solved] Overclocking the i7-930?? More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !