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Old 03-19-2005, 10:56 PM   #1
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Default Overclocking?


I am pretty new in the whole computer scen and their is a term that keeps on poping up that I think I need to understand.


What is it?

And how do I do it?

Is is good for my computer?

I have a AMD Athlon 64 2.01ghz (Skt 939)
Hope that helps


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Old 03-19-2005, 11:00 PM   #2
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Old 03-19-2005, 11:20 PM   #3
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Default Re: Overclocking?

When you overclock, you change the settings of the hardware so that it runs faster than what the manufacturer originally intended. You can overclock the processor, you can overclock the system bus, or you can overclock both.

Overclock comes with risk because you're putting higher voltage to the components that is being overclocked. Too high can cause it to grow unstable and freeze up your system or fry it.

Go into your system BIOS and change the settings there. Most systems upon startup, press the "Delete" key will get you in. Overclock a little at a time. Once it becomes unstable, go back down to the previous settings and you should have a successful overclocking experience.
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