Overclocking

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  1. Los

    Los Active Member

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    What do I need to do this? Anything specific? Certain software?

    I'd like to OC my desktop (E8500) and maybe my laptop (T7250 @ 2.0)
     
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    Just go into your bios and change your speeds and voltages to levels acceptable.
     
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    asdfbunk A Member OT Supporter

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    Laptop probably wont' have much luck. What motherboard do you have for the PC?
     
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    yeah forget about the laptop, OCing makes more heat and laptops have just enough cooling power to run everything at stock as it is. Your desktop you'll probably to OC a good amount. The core2duo series is really good with OCing. I've got my Q6600 G0 at 3GHz right now in a cramped case with a cheap cooler on it and at 100% full load it's at ~65C. Check out some overclocking forums on how to do it. I think there are a few programs you can download to do it with in windows but you're going to want to mess with timings in the BIOS. Oh and just because it boots doesn't mean it's stable, you'll want to run Prime95 for a few hours to check after you get your clocks set. And you will probably need to up your Vcore to get it stable as well which will make more heat.... just go to an OC forum they have all you need to know
     

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