Help in overclocking my i3 Tags: CPUs Overclocking Last response: September 10, 2012 7:59 AM in Overclocking Share xtazy_r September 10, 2012 7:40:48 AM can i overclock my desktop? i want to upgrade my pc to a cheap gaming i5 desktop, anything i should consider? windows 7 home premium x64 videocard = hd5570 1024 mb ddr hdmi/dvi/vga powersupply = XION power real atx power supply motherboard = xtreme design motherboard p7p55d-e LX HDD = desktar hitachi 7,200 RPM 32mb/mo drive = hp 24x dvd writer hp dvd 1270 i processor = intel core i3 cpu g40 @ 3.07 ghz ram = 4gb More about : overclocking ohhgourami September 10, 2012 7:59:32 AM Sorry you can't really OC an i3 since it doesn't have an unlocked multiplier. Best you can do is squeeze another 100mhz or so at best. You'll have to increase the bus speed, but that's all you can do. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Help in overclocking my i3 Forum Overclocking i3 3220 (3.3Ghz) Forum Overclocking Intel HD 2000 on H61 - i3 2100 Forum INTEL I3 OVERCLOCKING Forum I3 OVERCLOCKING Forum Will a intel i3 2100 overclock a gtx 650? Forum Help with i3 -2100 processor - need answer Forum Please help me to overclock my intel i3 processor Forum Should I overclock my i3 ? Forum Need help , i plan building a gaming computer with intel i3 2100 Forum Overclocking i3 2120 Forum Intel Core i3 540 Overclock Forum I3 2120 vs Phenom ii x4 965. Help . Forum Overclocked AMD FX 4170/6100 vs. Intel Core i3 Forum I3 2120 gaming pc help needed !!! Forum CPU fan clicking? Forum Need help overclocking the asus sabertooth p67 Forum Gigabyte EP45-UD3R Overclocking help Forum [Solved] GTX 460 overclocking help. Forum [Solved] AMD 6100 FX procssor.. Help for an Overclocking newbie! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !