23 Replies Latest reply on May 30, 2010 4:22 AM by Studio North Films

    Overclocking for dummies (me)

    shooternz Level 6

      I read a bit about overclocking and did a bit of a google to see how it was done.


      Info kind of overwhelmed me by its detail and complexity!


      So ..is there an explanation for a dummy like me should I want to give my system a bit of a OC nudge?


      My system:


      Intel Core I7 930 2.8 GHz - Socket 1366 (8MB L3 cache)


      Asus P6T Deluxe V2 1366  DDR3 - Sata II Raid Express Gate SLI +CrossfireX 2xGB Lan 8 Channel Sound 2 x 1394a ATX Motherboard


      12 GB : Patriot  Extreme Performance DDR3 - 1600mhz Viper series  (8-8-8-24)  (Voltage 1.65V)


      LEADTEK FX3800 NVIDIA QUADRO graphics card


      Western Digital  300GB SATA2 Velociraptor HD (10,000rpm) - system drive

      plus 3 x 1 TB HDDS - space for 5 more internals


      24x DVD/CD  BENQ


      Antec P183 Advanced Black Super MidTower (3 x variable speed fans)

      550 w PSU


      BENQ M2700HD Widescreen LCD  27 inch Monitor / 2ms / 50,000:1 Contrast


      Windows 7 Professional 64-bit OEM