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Old 01-27-2008, 07:42 PM   #1
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How would i go about overclocking these (Intel Q6600 processor and a EVGA Geforce 8600 GTS 512mb video card) safely? Never overclocked anything before...Dunno how safe it is.
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first thing do you have and aftermaker cpu cooler. if not dont bother
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Old 01-27-2008, 07:50 PM   #3
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first thing do you have and aftermaker cpu cooler. if not dont bother
You mean 'Aftermarket'? what do you mean by that
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do you have intels stock cool which looks like this .


or an aftermarket one , like a zalman 9700 or a tuniq tower 120
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do you have intels stock cool which looks like this .


or an aftermarket one , like a zalman 9700 or a tuniq tower 120
Here http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...?Sku=T925-2034
Thats what i have
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what speed do you want to get from your q6600 . mines at 3.2

i suggest you goto 3ghz for now
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well better yet. before anything. what kinda temps are u gettin at?

if ur not sure. either use ur ASUS mobo CD and install the tempmonitor. or if ur not with asus then go wth Everest Ultimate
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Old 01-27-2008, 08:07 PM   #8
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well better yet. before anything. what kinda temps are u gettin at?

if ur not sure. either use ur ASUS mobo CD and install the tempmonitor. or if ur not with asus then go wth Everest Ultimate
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what speed do you want to get from your q6600 . mines at 3.2

i suggest you goto 3ghz for now
how will i do it was my question. lol
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ok well help you somemore when you've got it all build
edit: overclocking my pc got from 12000 3dmark becnhmark points to 14000 . which is one huge diff
and my computers completly stable
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