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8y, 3m agoPosted 8 years, 3 months ago
how do you do it?
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8y, 3m agoPosted 8 years, 3 months ago

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what ?????
dont bother asking angel
Good advice here

Reading here
dont bother asking angel

ok techy stuff I should have guessed, sorry x x x x x :oops::oops::oops:
just by the fact you asked I would say don't
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Depends what you want to overclock. If it's your CPU, which'll give you a small improvement in framerates, the easiest way is to enter your BIOS setup during POST, and raise the FSB speed in increments of 5% until the system starts failing to start up and run games reliably. Take about fifteen minutes to test each speed increment. When you get to an unreliabe speed, knock about 10% off the speed you've brought the FSB up to, so that you can have both improved speed and decent stability.

You'll do well to slacken system timings, and to knock the RAM speed down by a notch, since the RAM speed is based on a multiplier of your FSB. For example, if your FSB is 200MHz and your RAM is 800MHz, your RAM runs at 4x the FSB. Run the FSB at 240MHz and the RAM will run at 960MHz, which can cause it to crash. Knock the RAM down to 667MHz (which is, in reality, just a 5/3 division as memory serves), and your 240MHz FSB will make the RAM run at 800MHz, which should avoid RAM overclock-related crashes. The whole process of overclocking can be a nightmare of settings tuning often for minimal gains, but if you're lucky, you could maybe get an extra gigahertz out of your CPU.

If you want to overclock the GPU, which is all I do with my system, download Rivatuner, and use that. Again, play with the settings to see what works for you. I recommend running Furmark to test your overclock for stabiity and to make sure you get no visual artifacts. Me, I run my 8600GS with a 20% overclock on the GPU and the RAM and a 50% overclock on the shader units, which is totally stable. For you and your hardware, you might not be so lucky. Or you might be much more lucky. Good luck with it, the fun's in trying.
just by the fact you asked I would say don't

sorry x x x x x :oops::oops::oops:
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sorry x x x x x :oops::oops::oops:

I think he was talking to the OP.
I think he was talking to the OP.

ha ha thanks my brains not working today x x x x x

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