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    gonna have a go at overclocking...

    any tips for a OC noob?

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    Go slowly in increments.

    Have a torch handy for if (when?) you need to reset the CMOS.

    Check constantly for instability, especially when you start to feel you're reaching a limit.

    I'll leave the rest to others.

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    thanks for that

    whats CMOS? i have a feeling if i dont know what it is i think i should leave overclocking for a while

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    http://www.karbosguide.com/hardware/module2a2.htm

    try that mate. has a brief description...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nick Smith View Post
    thanks for that

    whats CMOS? i have a feeling if i dont know what it is i think i should leave overclocking for a while
    I'm thinking so, yes... it's kind of a critical part of the whole process.

    While overclocking is generally a very basic task, you do need a certain level of knowledge to go about it properly. It's not an acquired art, but, it's not for those ignorant to it either.

    I'd hold back until you've unknowingly piled more and more knowledge on yourself. You'll know when the time is right.

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    i'd better start reading up then

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    done a very minor overclock...though i had loads of help with it

    now at 2.24ghz

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