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Old November 1, 2009, 12:21 PM
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Question 1st post: new i7 high end PC, overlocking question?

Hi there, this is my first post on Hardware canucks.

I have just ordered parts for a new high spec PC. I am going to want to overclock it and have never done so before. Could you guys help me out and tell me what I will need to do. Thanks a lot.

My computer spec.

- INTEL CORE I7 920 2.66GHZ (I will want to over clock as much as I can safely)
- EVGA X58 LE motherboard or i might get the - Asus P6T Motherboard
- ThermalTake Armor+case
- Thermaltake Armor+ water cooling (with i7 update)
- extra three 12mm case cooling fans
- CORSIAR SLI TX 750 WATT POWER SUPPLY
- BFG GeForce GTX 285 OC 1024MB GDDR3 SLI (x2)
- LITEON IHOS104-37 BLU-RAY AND DV
- SPOINT 1TB 7200 SATAII 32MB NC
- CORSAIR 12GB RAM 6X2GB DDR3

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Old November 1, 2009, 01:19 PM
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First of all, Welcome to HWC. Second, Post on the section overclocking, tweaking and benchmarking. Your post belong here. There is a few tutorial in this section that can help you a lot, if you need more HWC will be happy o answer all your question.

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Old November 1, 2009, 01:29 PM
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Here is a post you can look at.

Guide to Overclocking the Core I7 920 to 4.0ghz - Overclock.net - Overclocking.net

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