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need some advice on OC

xdenttim
  • 66 months ago

this is the build

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor $84.99 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $14.75 @ OutletPC
Thermal Compound Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver 3.5g Thermal Paste $4.98 @ OutletPC
Motherboard Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard $44.99 @ Micro Center
Memory AMD Radeon R9 Gamer Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory $79.99 @ Amazon
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $51.49 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI Radeon R9 270X 4GB TWIN FROZR Video Card $218.98 @ Newegg
Case Rosewill RANGER-M MicroATX Mini Tower Case $39.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply Corsair CX 430W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply $49.99 @ Micro Center
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer $17.55 @ OutletPC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit (OEM) (64-bit) $90.26 @ OutletPC
Case Fan Cooler Master R4-L2R-20AC-GP 69.0 CFM 120mm Fan $6.99 @ Directron
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $704.95
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-12-07 20:16 EST-0500

I've never overclock a computer before but would like to get some more power out of my cpu/gpu i don't even know where to start please help

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  • 66 months ago
  • 2 points

Here's a bunch of links I bookmarked along the way while researching my build.

How to Overclock Your Graphics Card | PCWorld

How to overclock your graphics card - PC Gamer

Tightening Your Memory (RAM) Timings

Optimizing Your Overclocked System for the Highest Performance

Memory (RAM) Overclocking Guide - DDR3

A Newbie’s Guide to Overclocking Memory | Overclockers

How to overclock your RAM | Upgrades News | TechRadar

AMD Richland and Socket FM2 Platform: Computing Performance. Page 9 - X-bit labs

Overclock3D :: Review :: AMD A10-6800K Richland Overclocked Review :: Test Setup and Overclocking

Optimizing AMD Trinity for Budget Gaming - Puget Custom Computers

Memory Scaling On The AMD Kaveri A10-7850K APU | eTeknix

Kaveri Hybrid CrossFire: The A10-7850K & A10-7700K With R7 240 & 250 | eTeknix - Part 2

AMD Athlon x2 340/370 and Athlon x4 740/750K/760K/BE Owners Club

Guide to Raid 0 (the second coming)

RaidCalc - Raid Disk Space Utilization Calculator - Raid, RAID, Redundancy, Performance - iBeast Business Solutions

Conclusion - Making Lemonade: Overclocking Your Locked AMD Processor

Choosing The Right Components - How To: Overclocking Your AMD Processor

One SSD Vs. Two In RAID: Which Is Better? - Are Two SSDs Any Better Than One?

AMD FM2+ Kaveri & APU Chipset Comparison: A88X vs. A78, A55, A85X | Gamers Nexus - Gaming PC Builds & Hardware Benchmarks

Socket FM2+ Mainboards Comparison: Asus A88XM-Plus versus Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-D3H. Page 5 - X-bit labs

OverClocked inside - Redaktion ocinside.de PC hardware page

AMD Trinity / Richland / Kaveri Socket FM2(+) | Overclocking.Guide

  • 66 months ago
  • 2 points

Holy Motherload...

  • 66 months ago
  • 1 point

Some of these are pretty random, sorry. Lots of overclocking info in there, though.

  • 66 months ago
  • 1 point

thank you m8

  • 66 months ago
  • 1 point

i have noticed most of the links don't match up with my build but thank you

  • 66 months ago
  • 2 points

Here's a build using same CPU/mobo overclocked to 4.4GHz with good temp...

http://pcpartpicker.com/b/ngcfrH

The best info comes from those who have done it successfully with same parts. Just PM him and pick his brain.

  • 66 months ago
  • 1 point

yeah thank you m8 i don't want it that high 4.4ghz i rather a stead 4.1Ghz is just a good amount

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  • 66 months ago
  • 1 point

yeah the mobo isn't the best but i do like it and i think it can handle it self

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