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Old 08-04-2006, 12:55 AM   #1
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Default Help Me Overclock My AMD 3700+..PLEASE!

I've read other forums but I just don't get how to overclock my AMD 3700+. My motherboard is as DFI F4 Infinity. I am running the stock fan and I am a little worried about over heating my comp.
On that note does any one know anything about water cooling systems? How safe are they?
I really what to get more out of my PC. Help me please!
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Old 08-04-2006, 01:31 AM   #2
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I wouldnt get watercooling unless you are willing to set down a good $200+ for the equiment by itself. And if you really are going to do that, i would get a DFI LanParty board instead.
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Old 08-04-2006, 04:11 PM   #3
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Well if you want to learn how to overclock, look no further. Someone already made a guide for that a long time ago. If you're computer was prebuilt, the bios might be locked to prevent you from overclocking, but if you built it yourself, you shouldn't have any problems.

http://www.computerforums.org/showthread.php?t=29837

I don't think you need water-cooling just yet. Try to get a stable overclock first, and check the temps. If they are too high, try adding a Zalman heatsink, and some more fans. If you still need more cooling power, then go for water-cooling. It's just not worth it if you're not doing heavy overclocking.
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I read that link and changed all the stuff, but my cpu wouldn't go over the stock 2.21 GHZ. It would go lower, but not higher. Any ideas why? Thanks.
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Thats how far your cpu can OC at. It can't go any higher.
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Thats how far your cpu can OC at. It can't go any higher.
Um, no, because I've had my 3700+ at 3.0

It might be his mobo and BIOS options limiting him?
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DFI Nforce4 Infinity boards werent that great. I would get a new board. Its your board holding you back, possibly the RAM.
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