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Windows 7: [QUESTION] CPU & RAM overclocking

16 Apr 2013   #1
leonnkeong

Windows Ultimate x64
 
 
[QUESTION] CPU & RAM overclocking

I'm really new in overclocking. I have few questions here;

1. How do I know whether my RAM & CPU are overclocked or not.

2. How do I set it to default.

3. Do RAM really need to be overclocked (lets say 8GB)

I have i7 2600k, even it is good for overclocking but I'm afraid BSOD/system crash occuring, any advice?

Thanks a lot master.


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16 Apr 2013   #2
FaberTech

Windows 7 x64 / Windows Server 2008 / Linux (Redhat & Deb distros) / OS X / More
 
 

Since you're an overclocking newbie, you should study the basic aspects of overclocking.

Overclocking for Newbies | PCWorld

Hope this helps
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16 Apr 2013   #3
leonnkeong

Windows Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FaberTech View Post
Since you're an overclocking newbie, you should study the basic aspects of overclocking.

Overclocking for Newbies | PCWorld

Hope this helps
Nah actually I'm not really wanted to OC my system, I want it to be default and see any much performance decrease and lesser bug. Any idea?
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16 Apr 2013   #4
FaberTech

Windows 7 x64 / Windows Server 2008 / Linux (Redhat & Deb distros) / OS X / More
 
 

Then perhaps you should look into optimizing windows for better performance.

12 Simple Ways To Boost Windows 7 Performance
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16 Apr 2013   #5
leonnkeong

Windows Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FaberTech View Post
Then perhaps you should look into optimizing windows for better performance.

12 Simple Ways To Boost Windows 7 Performance
Great tips! But I wanted to have people answer my OC questions, haha, thanks too master.
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16 Apr 2013   #6
Dude

Windows 8.1 Pro + Windows 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by leonnkeong View Post
I'm really new in overclocking. I have few questions here;

1. How do I know whether my RAM & CPU are overclocked or not.

Once you change settings in the bios you can use CPUID to check

2. How do I set it to default.

Read through the maunual for your Motherboards BIOS

3. Do RAM really need to be overclocked (lets say 8GB)

Usually default is fine, it's your choice to OC

I have i7 2600k, even it is good for overclocking but I'm afraid BSOD/system crash occuring, any advice?

Take OCing slow, a little bit at a time, use benchmarks to test

Thanks a lot master.
Have a read through this Overclocking Guide
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17 Apr 2013   #7
kbrady1979

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

If you built your computer, and you didn't OC it, then it isn't overclocked.
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