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pga1234
08-21-2002, 07:52 AM
Well it's all in the title. What can be overclocked? And how would I go about it? My system is:

AMD 1900+
ASUS A7N266-C nVidia nForce DDR mobo
256 DDR SDRAM
40gb Western Digital Ultra ATA 7200rpm 2mb cache
ATI Radeon 8500 128mb AGP
SoundBlaster Live! 5.1
Cooler Master DP5-7H53F High-Performance HSF
Kool Maxx Video Cooling System
340watt power supply

Now I also want to know if some things are worth overclocking? And what you guys would suggest me to by in the department of cooling... I know I should upgrade the Cooler Master DP5-7H53F High-Performance HSF to a Volcano 7+. And maybe the Kool Maxx Video Cooling System. I am also going to get a couple case fans as well.

I am sorry about all the recent threads it's jut I am really into computers (Software) and I like to learn ALOT about th hardware aspects of it. All help is appreciated.

Thanks again,

PGA1234

Wiggo
08-21-2002, 12:54 PM
You can overclock your system using the FSB in the BIOS though certain jumpers must also be used (see your motherboard manual for more detailed info) and your video card can be overclocked as well (though I'm not sure what program you can use if one didn't come with the card itself). ;)
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Tatoruso
08-21-2002, 01:34 PM
Hey Wiggo, canīt he use powerstrip to OC that vid card?

pga1234
08-21-2002, 02:27 PM
I think i can at least I think i read it somewhere lol. Anyway thanks. Anymore info would be greatly appreciated.

drpeterbright
08-21-2002, 09:47 PM
Read everything in here that you can pga before you start.

Wiggo
08-21-2002, 09:51 PM
Rage3D (http://www.rage3d.com/) would probably be one of the best places for files and information. ;)
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drpeterbright
08-23-2002, 09:15 PM
www.guru3d.comm and www.majorgeeks.com also are good resources for you.