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amazing retro FSB overclock on old Prescott P4 3400MHz 478 Pin uPGA

December 22, 2013, 6:31 pm

As soon as I unlocked the multiplier from 17x to 14x it opened up a whole new world for this machine.. couldn't run the memory at its stock setting though at these speeds, as it wouldn't post. ... Read more »

am i bottlenecked?

October 13, 2013, 8:42 pm

I have an ASUS P5K-SE with a: Kentsfield Q6600 2.66 GHz OC'd to 3.01 GHz. Very stable but I think my video card might be limiting my frame rates and overall performance when gaming. I'd like to ... Read more »

Gigabyte Board running Windoze 7-64 bit spontaneously enables hyperthreadin...

July 12, 2013, 10:23 pm

I have an icore 7 with 6 cores running on a GA-X58A-UD3R(rev. 2.0)Mobo. I have had a recurring problem that after disabling hyperthreading in the CMO S, in the task manager, I find that the mode ... Read more »

OC'ing P4E on Gigabyte GA-8IPE1000(-L)

June 21, 2013, 3:37 am

Older version of Everest (v1.10.106) providing the values here, didn't even recognize the Prescott. Great overclocking using only a Vantec HS & Fan. Very stable as long as I keep the fins clean!!... Read more »

OC'ing old school Asus P4S800D-X

April 25, 2013, 4:32 pm

Found a 3.4GHz 478pin Prescott and have pushed it to 3.6GHz stable. Will run at 3.7GHz but got blue screen after running for a few hours so I backed it off. Anyone see any room for improvement wi... Read more »

My first real overclock

March 9, 2013, 6:49 pm

Hey guys. Ok, so this is my first attempt at a overclock of my CPU, currently i have a Intel cor i7 930 comes in at 2.9... my bios (asus sabertooth x58 mobo) has a feature for overclocking the proce... Read more »

Need help overclocking my gpu

September 23, 2012, 4:19 pm

Hello folks I am using a gtx 460 1gb v2 video card , default clocks are Core Clock Speed 867MHz RAMDAC Clock Speed 400MHz Shader Clock 1734MHz Memory Clock 2025 MHz core voltage , msi after burner s... Read more »

Overclocking amd cards

June 1, 2012, 4:59 am

I want to teach a friend of mine how to overclock his gpu but i never actually overclocked an amd gpu before:eek: I always use evga precision for my nvidia cards so i would like to know a name of g... Read more »

Gtx 460 Se Oc

March 28, 2012, 12:18 am

Hello Im just wondering if its possible to Oc that se version of the gtx 460 so it can be equal to the performance of a standard evga gtx 460 1gb is it possible ? cuz i heard that the se gtx 460 is t... Read more »

Overclocking Cpu

January 17, 2012, 4:25 pm

Im a little used to overclocking , i use evga precision to accelerate my gpu a little and i find it very simple But overclocking a cpu is much different , i heard that the only way to overclock a cp... Read more »

Gtx 460 cooling suggestion

January 9, 2012, 5:27 pm

Im purchasing the gtx 460 tomorrow but im still using a dell vostro 230 mini tower case , i know this case provides bad air flow for this card I am thinking about maximizing the fan speed , leaving... Read more »

Intel cord dual e7500 gaming and bottleneck

December 9, 2011, 1:58 pm

I have an intel i2 processer and i really admire its performance i play assassins creed and prince of persia now what i would like to know is . Is this cpu meant for pc gaming ? , and if i put a gt... Read more »

Need opinion on asrock z68 pro3-m and gskill sniper rig

November 6, 2011, 3:38 pm

Hi folks, I am planning on buying a new rig for a little overclocking and seek your advice. The plan : i5 2500k as rock z68 pro3-M gskill sniper 1600 CL9 2x4GB low voltage graphics: I am not really i... Read more »

FS: Zalman Reserator 1 Plus Fanless Watercooling

September 3, 2011, 9:38 am

Updated Link: http://www.ebay.com/itm/250885700436?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649 Free Shipping to lower 48 USA states. Disclaimer: I am a new seller so I can understand if peop... Read more »

e2180, Abit ip-35e

June 24, 2011, 3:25 am

I've never overclocked, but when I purchased this PC, I knew that it would be good to overclock. Also has an excellent CPU fan. Intel e2180 Abit IP-35e 4GB DDR2-680 (according to BIOS) CPU Core Volt... Read more »

Ordered ASUS P8Z68-Pro...no English manual??

May 11, 2011, 11:23 pm

I just ordered an ASUS P8Z68-Pro with the intent to OC, hence this forum... I find that the ASUS website for the US only has the German edition of the product manual available. I wonder when ASUS wi... Read more »

What is the maximum clock rate given the state of today's technology?|

March 25, 2011, 5:55 pm

What is the maximum physically-possible clock rate [measured in Hz] of a 1-bit-per-cycle, single-core, purely-serial processor? Thank a bunch, Green Xenon Read more »

E8600 (anything to look out for)

February 16, 2011, 8:53 pm

I'm about to buy a E8600 and was wondering if there were certain model to look out for, I'm far from an expert on this one but there is stepping and sometimes things like SLB9L, do these series mea... Read more »

Overclocking so easy even your grandma can do it

January 13, 2011, 11:15 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GR5_X1CfUA A schizo Intel ad on OCing that tells you how easy it is while at the end in not quite fine print tells OCing is bad. Read more »

Is ThermalTake FRIO CLP0564 good cpu fan?

December 5, 2010, 4:14 pm

I came across one on fleaBay for low cost. I'm a noob to OC'ing. Are these fans any good? Thanks Read more »

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