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Old 11-26-2006, 06:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Benchmarking program of OC'ing?

Hello, I am new to OCing and I want to give it a try. At the moment I need a benchmarking program that will max out the CPU. I have like 5 programs but I do not understand them. I know how to run the tests and such but I don’t know how to read the results. So does someone know of an EASY TO UNDERSTAND benchmarking program that will tell me everything I need to know?

Also how can I tell if OCing the processor is actually speeding things up, and if so how much? Is there a program that will do something CPU intrusave and time it to tell you how much faster your CPU is then when it was at the stock speed?

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Old 11-26-2006, 07:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 11-27-2006, 04:46 AM   #3 (permalink)
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we have an overclocking section, you know the forum directly below this one. i'm moving this there.
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Old 11-27-2006, 07:13 AM   #4 (permalink)
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you have a nice processor for oc'ing there. I got mine to 3.2Ghz. good luck
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i found this guide about three months ago, and its pretty good.

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