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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedOverclocking Help with an i3 Forum Need Help in overclocking Intel HD 2000 Graphics on Core i3 ???? Forum Overclocking Intel i3 - 530@ 2.93Ghz Help! Forum Help in overclocking my i3 Forum HELP Overclock i3 530 and Noctua NH-D14 Forum SolvedOverclock i3 - 540 1156 [help] Forum Please help me to overclock my intel i3 processor Forum SolvedOverclocking Intel Core i3 Cpu Forum Solvedcpu overclocking (i3 2120) Forum Solvedoverclocking an intel i3 3225 @3.3 GHz Forum Solvedoverclocking sandy bridge i3 2.3ghz Forum Solvedi3 system help Forum Solvedoverclocking i3 540 in h55 mobo Forum Solvedi3 3220 overclocking. Forum SolvedNeed help finding a dependable inexpensive motherboard supporting Intel core i3 Forum SolvedOverclocking An Intel Core I3 3220 Forum SolvedWhich is better: i3 4150 or overclocked Athlon x4 760k Forum SolvedHelp me building an i3!! Forum SolvedOverclocking software for core i3 Forum Solvedhelp me i3 good combination in processor motherboard and ram Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !