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Overclocking i7 950 on Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R

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November 26, 2010 1:35:56 AM

Hey guys,

With your incredible response i got my machine. Been using it for 2 months now and its smiply great

i7 950
Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R MoBo
DDR3 Viper II Series "Sector 7" Edition, Tri Channel
ATI Radeon™ HD 5770 Graphics
60 GB OCZ SSD
Samsung spinpoint 1TB HDD
Sesnoc 550W PSU
Cooler master HAF 932

Think this info should be enough for my Overclocking question
I wanna overclock my machine guys, im new to this, have a fair bit idea but never tried it myself

think u guys can help me with some settings - not to sound lazy - im doing a massive googling for a good instructions manual
will try if i find anything, mean time wanted to check if anyone has some spare time to chuck some information here.

Cheers guys





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November 26, 2010 7:47:09 AM

go to gygabyte website : www.gigabyte.com
u can get guide Overclocking in forum how to overclock the GA-X58A-UD3R
forum.giga-byte.co.uk/index.php?topic=1401.0


YouTube - Bios Guide how to overclock whith Gigabyte X58A-UD3R !
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kg8qf7Stn7s - Tembolok
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November 26, 2010 2:49:13 PM

what is your gaol for you rig?? i believe ur bio is similar to mine, you are going to have to change a setting in, "Advance Volt," there is a profile, its is on "Standard" by default, change that to turbo, and now you won't be held down.
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December 2, 2010 11:16:36 PM

Thnx guys for ur reply - sorry for being late - purpose i have to say is nothing important - just want to do it so i could feel some difference in application loading and multitasking - thnx for the articles and youtube clip - i will dig into it a little deeper and get as much info as possible on that - wont be doing any gaming at all. just want to get my processor to 4 - basically like testing purposes - all the tools required for stability checks and how do i normally use them- and see how my rig is performing and how much i can push it (only until safe level)- i wont be permanently sticking to super overclock mode - i will get it down to normal - - - so u can assume that this is me trying to overclock an i7 without messing it up and at the same time learning.
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December 3, 2010 2:37:46 AM

u must prepared Soft & Tool:
Software tool : CPU-Z : data for OC , HW Monitor Pro : Data Temperature . your Max temperature under 70C when fullload
Prime 95 : Intel Burntest for Test stabillity

Go Bios for beginning OC!


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December 3, 2010 3:52:17 AM

thnx BOSDOT - will look at them right away - thnx for ur time mate
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