Can i overclocl to 3.0ghz

can i overclock my athlon ii x4 2.8ghz to 3.0ghz with stock cooler
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  1. is 200mhz really worth finding out?
  2. ya i am a noob
  3. daswilhelm said:
    is 200mhz really worth finding out?

    ya i am a noob
  4. i would never recommend an o/c with stock cooling, especially with amd. and even if it was stable, you most likely wouldn't notice a difference, unless you were benchmarking.
  5. daswilhelm said:
    i would never recommend an o/c with stock cooling, especially with amd. and even if it was stable, you most likely wouldn't notice a difference, unless you were benchmarking.

    so can i im am thinking 3.2ghz
  6. download HWmonitor or Core Temp and check what your Temperature is within windows.

    If it is around 30-45 in idle, then try to OC it.
    I am actually doing the same thing, I got an increase of 400mhz on a phenom x3.

    if anything goes wrong your motherboard will let you know.

    you can also activate the Temperature warning in your bios just to be on the safe side.

    some people can go up to 90c without burning their CPU's.

    in my opinion, go ahead and try, why the heck not.

    I see an improvement with 400mhz, you might see some with 200mhz.
  7. you can try, but stock amd coolers are crap, so it might blow up. i recommend investing in a decent cooler first.
  8. Mobz said:
    download HWmonitor or Core Temp and check what your Temperature is within windows.

    If it is around 30-45 in idle, then try to OC it.
    I am actually doing the same thing, I got an increase of 400mhz on a phenom x3.

    if anything goes wrong your motherboard will let you know.

    you can also activate the Temperature warning in your bios just to be on the safe side.

    some people can go up to 90c without burning their CPU's.

    in my opinion, go ahead and try, why the heck not.

    I see an improvement with 400mhz, you might see some with 200mhz.

    the max teamps were 10 c
  9. lol 10c? hmmmm I have never seen that before. You must be living somewhere really cold lol.

    anyway just make sure you have the right temperature, use other programs.
    but if your temperature is right, then you have no problems.
    the only issue of overclocking is either you run out of power which worse case scenario your computer will shutdown. or your processor over heats.

    but since its 10c, then your okay. go ahead and overclock it bit by bit and see how far you can go. just dont get too greedy :)
  10. lol yes if its 10c, you should be able to o/c a bunch.
  11. Mobz said:
    lol 10c? hmmmm I have never seen that before. You must be living somewhere really cold lol.

    anyway just make sure you have the right temperature, use other programs.
    but if your temperature is right, then you have no problems.
    the only issue of overclocking is either you run out of power which worse case scenario your computer will shutdown. or your processor over heats.

    but since its 10c, then your okay. go ahead and overclock it bit by bit and see how far you can go. just dont get too greedy :)

    i keep my case open and have 4 fans
    and it is winter
  12. im curious to how far you will be able to overclock.

    go overclock now. Come back and report to us how well your doing.
  13. Mobz said:
    im curious to how far you will be able to overclock.

    go overclock now. Come back and report to us how well your doing.

    did not work made it slower
  14. jastheking said:
    did not work made it slower


    okay you might want to upgrade your bios version to the latest.

    also it wont work if u just clock it really high, start off by adding 100mhz, then use OCCT to check for stability. if everything is okay start going higher.
  15. Mobz said:
    okay you might want to upgrade your bios version to the latest.

    also it wont work if u just clock it really high, start off by adding 100mhz, then use OCCT to check for stability. if everything is okay start going higher.

    i works but post is slow
  16. trying agen
  17. Mobz said:
    okay you might want to upgrade your bios version to the latest.

    also it wont work if u just clock it really high, start off by adding 100mhz, then use OCCT to check for stability. if everything is okay start going higher.

    i got it just slow boot
  18. max temps are 35c went 3 ghz up
  19. my computer shut down by it self after few hours
  20. no replys WOW
  21. no need for replies. as stated earlier, you are using a stock cooler, dont expect to be able to overclock.
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