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Overclocking prescott

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January 14, 2011 6:13:48 PM

Hi all
i'm a complete beginner when it comes to overclocking so i was wondering how much i could overclock my P4 Prescott it is running stable at 3.2ghz i wanna take it higher but everytime i take it 3.45 it is unstable.
SO PLZ HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!
THANKS!!!

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January 14, 2011 6:16:27 PM

azhar786 said:
Hi all
i'm a complete beginner when it comes to overclocking so i was wondering how much i could overclock my P4 Prescott it is running stable at 3.2ghz i wanna take it higher but everytime i take it 3.45 it is unstable.
SO PLZ HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!
THANKS!!!

:D  :D  :D  :D  :D  And also its on stock coolin
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January 14, 2011 7:03:47 PM

change your FSB:RAM ratio, preferably 1:1. Manually set your memory timings to their loosest values. Get a big ass cooler because overclocked prescotts get hot and the stock cooling isn't going to do it. Also read a P4 overclocking guide to make sure you know what you're doing.
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January 14, 2011 7:05:05 PM

By the way, you know that CPU is like 7 yrs old now right? Just saying.
January 15, 2011 6:53:54 AM

megamanx00 said:
By the way, you know that CPU is like 7 yrs old now right? Just saying.

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