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This will be my first overclock attempt

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October 19, 2011 4:27:02 AM

This is what I have; I want to overclock the CPU in preparation for adding one or two GTX 570's. I want to be able to play games at the highest level (BF3 for one) and have no idea how to overclock. I have read a lot about it, but I'm hoping for some step-by-step guide fitting my set-up, that I can get a stable 3.8 to 4.0GHz, if that's not too high for my air cooling. Any help is greatly appreciated.

Case: Cooler Master HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD7 LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast Series TX950 (CMPSU-950TX) 950W ATX12V v2.3/EPS12V v2.91 SLI Ready
CPU: Intel Core i7-920 Bloomfield 2.66GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor BX80601920
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master V8 RR-UV8-XBU1-GP 120mm Rifle CPU Cooler Intel Core i7 compatible
Additional Fan: Cooler Master Megaflow 200 R4-LUS-07AR-GP 200mm Case Fan
RAM: OCZ Platinum 12GB (6x2gGB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) OCZ3P1600LV6GK
Drives: Sony Optarc DVD Burner w/Lightscribe SATA Model AD-7241S-OB
Sony SATA DVD-ROM DDU1681S-OB
Fan Controller: NZXT SEN-001LX Sentry LX Aluminum dual bay fan controller
Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Blue SATA 6Gb/s, 1TB
GPU: (2) GeForce 9600GT 1GB each
Keyboard: Saitek Eclipse III
Mouse: Razor DeathAdder
Monitor: ACER H243H 23" Monitor ran in 1920 x 1080
Game Pad: Cyber Snipa Game Pad v2

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October 19, 2011 5:09:43 PM

This looks like what I'm looking for but I get a message, "Sorry, this thread doesn't exist."

Overshocked's i7 Overclocking Guide (LGA1366)
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] king-guide

Does anyone have it, and can it help me out with my need/want to learn to overclock.


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