Can you overclock without a OS? Tags: Overclocking Processors Last response: July 30, 2012 12:20 PM in Overclocking Share dissevered July 30, 2012 9:09:22 AM Like overclocked by 20% processor without an OS. I have on idea how overclocking works so I wonder if you need an OS to overclock thank you More about : overclock nikorr a b K Overclocking July 30, 2012 9:10:41 AM Yes. You have to use the BIOS. nikorr a b K Overclocking July 30, 2012 9:12:05 AM You use the OS, when u use the OC utility, that is installed in the OS as an app. Related resources Can i Overclock my CPU without any risks? - Forum Replace CPU without reinstalling OS ? - Forum Overlocking without OS - Forum RAM overclock fails without reason - Forum Can you swap CPU's without causing any OS problems? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer nikorr a b K Overclocking July 30, 2012 9:12:39 AM All that, if your mobo and the CPU allow the overclocking : ) nikorr a b K Overclocking July 30, 2012 9:12:40 AM And 3rd, option is on the mobos, a button that will OC as well. 4Ryan6 a c 193 K Overclocking July 30, 2012 10:15:46 AM dissevered said:Like overclocked by 20% processor without an OS. I have on idea how overclocking works so I wonder if you need an OS to overclock thank you What would be the point in overclocking in your BIOS without an operating system to test the stability of the overclock? You need much more than an idea of how overclocking works, or you'll destroy your hardware without it ever booting to an operating system! Here's your sign! nikorr a b K Overclocking July 30, 2012 10:27:47 AM That ^ : ) jitpublisher a b K Overclocking July 30, 2012 12:05:44 PM This is like asking "should I buy gasoline if I don't own anything with an internal combustion engine?" Sorry, but you get the most pointless question of the day award. zhihao50 July 30, 2012 12:20:51 PM I think it would be more like buying a car without steering wheel and then try to put on an afterburner, the car will run but you got no way of making it do anything useful Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumCooling Fan Roundup ForumThermal Compound Roundup ForumHp pavilion a1250n bios update without os ? ForumOverclock (i5-2500k) before/after installing OS ? ForumA new build without OS around 2300 ForumOverclock Depends On OS ?(E4500) Forum$1300 pc without OS and headphones, help! Before rebates Forum£900 without OS build for gaming ForumDelete OS from HDD without formatting? ForumHow can i burn Avi to vcd without lost os video quality ForumInataled os without formating hard disk where do i find c drive data ForumCPU fan clicking? ForumHow to overclock 7850m ForumI7 3770k 4.7ghz overclock problem ForumOvervoltage for overclock question? More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !