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Windows 7: Post Your Overclock!

08 Mar 2011   #611
ZaLiTH

Win 10 x64 Pro x64 / Ubuntu 15.10 x64
 
 

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Anyone....?
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How do you overclock your PC if you have an NVIDIA GForce GT 240 graphics card...? My PC is running at 2.60Ghz at present.

Thanks for any details and appologies if this has already been posted, I didn't fancy reading through 61 pages to find out and when I searched it didn't give any results. Also those downloads/links on first page are they for all PC's..?

Thanks
The graphics card you're using shouldn't make any difference to overclocking your CPU... 'Overclocking a PC' essentially forces your processor to run faster. Unless you're using AMD's Fusion* tech (GPU directly on CPU) then the CPU speed shouldn't affect your GPU speed in any way at all.

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* I should also mention that I don't know that much about AMD Fusion, only heard a few things about it... So I may even be wrong about that part of my comment.


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09 Mar 2011   #612
Wrams

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ZaLiTH View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wrams View Post
Anyone....?
Quote:
How do you overclock your PC if you have an NVIDIA GForce GT 240 graphics card...? My PC is running at 2.60Ghz at present.

Thanks for any details and appologies if this has already been posted, I didn't fancy reading through 61 pages to find out and when I searched it didn't give any results. Also those downloads/links on first page are they for all PC's..?

Thanks
The graphics card you're using shouldn't make any difference to overclocking your CPU... 'Overclocking a PC' essentially forces your processor to run faster. Unless you're using AMD's Fusion* tech (GPU directly on CPU) then the CPU speed shouldn't affect your GPU speed in any way at all.

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* I should also mention that I don't know that much about AMD Fusion, only heard a few things about it... So I may even be wrong about that part of my comment.

This is whats in my PC, can this be easily 'Overclocked' and what do I need to do it...?

AMD Athlon 64x2 Dual Core Processor 5000+ 2.60 GHz
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10 Mar 2011   #613
ZaLiTH

Win 10 x64 Pro x64 / Ubuntu 15.10 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wrams View Post
This is whats in my PC, can this be easily 'Overclocked' and what do I need to do it...?

AMD Athlon 64x2 Dual Core Processor 5000+ 2.60 GHz
I've got a similar CPU to yours, mine is the 5400+ though (2.8GHz stock instead of 2.6GHz). AMD's generally overclock pretty decently and I've heard of the 5000+ Black Edition going as high as 3.1 or 3.2... But the BE has an unlocked multiplier, while the standard one doesn't, so you'll probably only be able to get about 2.8 to 2.9 out of it. And even that depends on the quality and number of RAM slots you're running. It can get pretty complex once you start taking all the little things into account.

To be honest though, I would suggest you ask on a forum that deals with PC hardware directly. You'll probably get a lot more help with more people who have burnt out CPUs trying to push the limits and see how fast they can go. No disrespect intended to the SevenForums, but there are just more overclocking enthusiasts at Overclock.net. Besides, if you want to avoid melting your CPU into the motherboard, it helps to listen to a few tips from someone who's melted a few CPUs...

Another thing you might want to read up on is AMD OverDrive. If you're not too comfortable with changing BIOS settings, this would probably be a safer route for you to take. Hey we all start out somewhere right...
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11 Mar 2011   #614
Wrams

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Hey thanks ZaLiTH for your help buddy. I've never touched the Bios in any PC before so it is a bit daunting because the last thing I want to do is melt the hardware. I have a back up PC which is a SamSung U350 Touchscreen All-In-One thats 4GB RAM but for some reason even though I paid over 1,200.00 for it I used it for about 2 weeks it crashed and was sent back for repair and it's been in the box since then.

I was thinking of selling it as "New" then buying the hardware like motherboards, proccessor, heatsync, RAM, graphics etc with that money and I can also put money to that and build something far better than these PC's I have.

Has anyone ever used the SamSung U350 Touch Screen All-In-One PC...?
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18 Mar 2011   #615
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

New Build and first overclock ever and so far on this machine.

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18 Mar 2011   #616
IoNGeNeRaL

Windows 10 Pro x64 (UPGRADED - 10/20/2016)
 
 

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19 Mar 2011   #617
Minotar

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

4GHz @ 1.42V @ 47Degress load,34Degree Idle and I just noticed my 120mm top fan is unplugged lol
CPU-Z Validator 3.1

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27 Mar 2011   #618
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Mine at 4.8


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27 Mar 2011   #619
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Nice OC and great rig
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27 Mar 2011   #620
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Thanks Dave if that comment was aimed at me.

Paul
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