Hello, thanks ahead of time, please help, I'm not that computer savvy. My bios got reset to default. I keep crashing on start up, more times then not. Also I would like to have my bios set correctly for overclocking. Here is my system...
223-7297 XPS 730, Intel Core2 Extreme processor QX9650 (3.00GHz Overclocked to 3.67GHz) w/QuadCore Technology and 12MB cache
467-2911 Motherboard 7-slot ATX
evga geforce gtx 580 sc
8GB DDR3 SDRAM 1333MHz overclocked up to 1600MHz-4 DIMMs
Microsoft Windows Vista 7 (64bit)
311-8393 Stealth Blue Anodized AluminumChassis with X-panel
311-8686 CPU Liquid/TEC Cooling-ATX
465-3645 Two 120mm x 38mm front fans
467-2912 1 kilowatt Power Supply
341-6405 WD, Raptor, 160GB 10K SATA with NCQ and 16MB DataBurst Cache
341-6379 1TB SATA 2 Hard Drive 7200RPM
313-6333 16X DVD+R/RW
313-6128 X-Fi PCI Sound Card
I have pic's of my bios..
If someone can plz tell me what setting I need to change and the values I need to plug in. Once again any help is much appreciated, thx.
value for the cpu multiplier?
value for the PCIe's?
memory timing settings / overvoltage configuration?
& anything else I need to set?
Usually on Dell computers they lock the motherboard so you can't overclock or mess with their settings in any way.
We can't tell you what settings to change , you have to do that your self , I would suggest reading the stickeys at the top of this forum. Overclocking is a process that you have to sit down and change the settings and test the changes to make sure they are stable. It's a tedious time consuming process and you have to have a lot of patience.