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February 15, 2012 7:26:53 PM

Hey, i recently put a 1045t in my new rig and i want to over clock this bad boy so bad. the motherboard i have comes with an automated feature and right now has it from 2.7 to 3.1GHz, but i want MORE. the automated feature had it up to 3.8GHz and it ran for about 10 mins, and i'm sure i could tweak it to be stable there. My question is basically can anyone give me a tutorial to do this? I've never OC'd before and have a small but vague idea of what to do. Here are my specs:

motherboard: biostar TA790GX A3+ (latest bios)
cpu: AMD phenom II x6 1045t
RAM: 8GB DDR3 1333MHz (i've heard that 1333MHz is hard to OC with)

if you guys need anything else let me know and thank you for your time in advance.

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February 16, 2012 10:09:23 AM

Have you tried reading the basic guides here in the overclocking forum? They're good enough for to get you started
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February 16, 2012 1:16:16 PM

definitely read the pre-made tutorials. As a suggestion though I wouldn't recommend adjusting settings on top of the auto OC you did. Reset to default settings and start from scratch, and use the BIOS don't use any overclocking software.
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