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Love to help but know nothing about amd overclocking ! Just start by increasing the 200fsb to 205. Shouldnt require any additional voltages or tweaks. Work from there until the pc becomes unstable then increase mch(northbridge) and cpu voltage a tiny bit.

It's best to read up on some of the overclocking basics first though so you don't accidentally damage anything
 
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First off let me ask you some simple generic questions.


What type of cooling do you have?
 

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Munki taking into account he has a 9400gt I'd think it was a ready built pc so would be using stock cooling.
 

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Munki taking into account he has a 9400gt I'd think it was a ready built pc so would be using stock cooling.
8gb of Gskill RAM and a Tri SLI MB has me thinking this is no prebuilt.

I have no exp with PhenomII's but I believe the AMD OC sticky should still be of value (voltage guidelines will not).
 
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Munki taking into account he has a 9400gt I'd think it was a ready built pc so would be using stock cooling.
Kind of wild to be those specs. I don't really care unless he shows back up. If it is in fact stock cooling, you need not touch anything until he gets proper cooling.
 
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8gb of Gskill RAM and a Tri SLI MB has me thinking this is no prebuilt.

I have no exp with PhenomII's but I believe the AMD OC sticky should still be of value (voltage guidelines will not).


Yeah, those were my thoughts as well, hence why I asked the question. My friend and I got his 945 to 4ghz from 3GHz with little effort.
 

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Didnt notice the mobo, just saw 9400gt and that was enough for me :D
 
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I would say stat off with something easy and small go into the bios and set the multiplier to 16x.Thats something that stock volts and stock cooling both can pull off.They later try 17x and stress test it using OCCT linpack for atleast 1hr and use Core temp to check temps
 
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I would say stat off with something easy and small go into the bios and set the multiplier to 16x.Thats something that stock volts and stock cooling both can pull off.They later try 17x and stress test it using OCCT linpack for atleast 1hr and use Core temp to check temps
I wasnt going to tell him anything unless we knew his cooling because if he burns something up id feel bad, :laugh:
 

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I wasnt going to tell him anything unless we knew his cooling because if he burns something up id feel bad, :laugh:
i wouldn't feel bad its his/her fault if he does. I have overclocked on stock cooling and not had any problems(usually don't if its a mild overclock). Like i said it would be HIS/HER FAULT which means i'm NOT responsible in anyway at all and i won't feel bad if he/she does burn something up
 
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up the multiplier a notch. test for stability. then another notch. keep an eye on temps.

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i wouldn't feel bad its his/her fault if he does. I have overclocked on stock cooling and not had any problems(usually don't if its a mild overclock). Like i said it would be HIS/HER FAULT which means i'm NOT responsible in anyway at all and i won't feel bad if he/she does burn something up


Meh, your right. Who Cares? lol
 

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up the multiplier a notch. test for stability. then another notch. keep an eye on temps.

DAMMIR P_O_S_PC, u beat me
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Meh, your right. Who Cares? lol
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mmmm blood
 

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air colled but 5 aditionl fans

the gt9400 is why I'm trying to get a little more out of it until I can afford better card,
custom build, my first
I did discover that the bios has pre set steps for Over clocking 3% 5% 10% 15% 20% and 30%
I'm on the 10% step now, letting it run a bit then will try the 15%.
while I have you here, when tax time comes around is when Ill upgrade my video
looking to spend 2-300 what card(s) (Nvidia) Bad luck with Ati) would you recommend)


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the gt9400 is why I'm trying to get a little more out of it until I can afford better card,
custom build, my first
I did discover that the bios has pre set steps for Over clocking 3% 5% 10% 15% 20% and 30%
I'm on the 10% step now, letting it run a bit then will try the 15%.
while I have you here, when tax time comes around is when Ill upgrade my video
looking to spend 2-300 what card(s) (Nvidia) Bad luck with Ati) would you recommend)


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i recommend you wait till the new GTX3xx cards come out. If you can't wait then a GTX275 or GTX285...

nice to see another "her"here on tpu :laugh:
 

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i wouldn't feel bad its his/her fault if he does. I have overclocked on stock cooling and not had any problems(usually don't if its a mild overclock). Like i said it would be HIS/HER FAULT which means i'm NOT responsible in anyway at all and i won't feel bad if he/she does burn something up
wow thats really nice. wtf seriously? omg guys im having an allergy attack and i need my epi pen but i dont know how to stick myself! "o its easy just dont miss a veign"..i missed it!! omg im bleeding help! "im not helping its not my fault you missed"

^ retarted.
 

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wow thats really nice. wtf seriously? omg guys im having an allergy attack and i need my epi pen but i dont know how to stick myself! "o its easy just dont miss a veign"..i missed it!! omg im bleeding help! "im not helping its not my fault you missed"

^ retarted.
before you start flaming me read my post about saying bump the mult. to 16x if on stock cooling. I gave a warning if they don't heed it then its not my fault. Thats all i'm saying.As for you missing what ever the hell it is i don't give a shit go ahead and bleed
 

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before you start flaming me read my post about saying bump the mult. to 16x if on stock cooling. I gave a warning if they don't heed it then its not my fault. Thats all i'm saying.As for you missing what ever the hell it is i don't give a shit go ahead and bleed
its just the way you said it everyone knows its no one elses fault. but jesus man that came off as rude.
 

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its just the way you said it everyone knows its no one elses fault. but jesus man that came off as rude.
I do tend to come across as rude. i apologize Solaris and OP for being rude
 

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I do tend to come across as rude. i apologize Solaris and OP for being rude
my bad as well i also didnt mean to try and be argumentative. I just didnt want to OP to think that we had a disregard for her if she blew up her rig which im sure if that was the case you being an AMD guy would be one of the first their to try and ressurect it.
 

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my bad as well i also didnt mean to try and be argumentative. I just didnt want to OP to think that we had a disregard for her if she blew up her rig which im sure if that was the case you being an AMD guy would be one of the first their to try and ressurect it.
that is true i would be doing what i could to help if something did happen. She is new here so don't want her to get a bad impression of the forums.

OP what kind of cooling are you running?