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Old 07-23-2006, 03:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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OK I just got an AMD Athlon 64 3800+ and ASUS A8n-E mobo..(im kickin' myself in the *** for buying thet processor wen i can get a dual core for same price in 2 days ) but what I originally though overclocking was was that u get ur CPU really cool and it works faster..but from what ive read (which is chinese to me) u have to go in the BIOS and set abunch of voltage stuff (what?..) my mobo on the side of the box says "Advanced Overclocking Features" so im positive i can..is there anyone out there who OC's wit the same mobo? or anyone who can explain to me this..and the exact things i should tweak in BIOS and the programs I should get?....PLEASE HELP A NOOB OUT

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Old 07-23-2006, 03:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Keeping it cool it the first step... You might want to get an aftermarket cooler... Arctic cooling, Zalman, Typhoon type, etc...

After that reat this to get you familiar with the terms, and basics... you don't want to start off trying something and have to buy a new board, right?


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EDITED oops sorry never mind stupid question.

But heres a site i found helpful

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Old 07-23-2006, 09:35 AM   #4 (permalink)
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also try geeks to go forums, they got good tuts as well.
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Old 07-23-2006, 05:04 PM   #5 (permalink)
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return that cpu quick and wait lol
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