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#1 maki2012

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Posted 11 June 2009 - 01:05 PM

A couple things I'm looking to do:

Overclock my processors
Get some cooling devices
Upgrade Graphics and Video card
*Maybe* Upgrade RAM
*Maybe* upgrade power supply if I need to

Because I am not at my computer right now, I cannot give my system stats.
If anyone can seriously help me step by step (I'm more of a software person rather then hardware) it would really be appreciated

Overclocking can overheat proccessors, but how much heat can it take before my components are destroyed?

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#2 fairjoeblue

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Posted 11 June 2009 - 01:23 PM

Post what is in your system now so we can make better suggestions.
The most important things are the motherboard model & the power supply.

Those 2 things are the "foundation" a computer is built on !
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Posted 11 June 2009 - 02:12 PM

Ok, I'm at my main computer and here is the whole hardware config.

Motherboard- ECS Nettle3 2.2

Power Supply- (That thumb screw was hell to get off)
Delta Electronics dps-300ab-19

Looking back on it, I probably should have turned my comp off.

Other info:

CPU- AMD Phenom x4 9150e at 1.8 GHz (I could have sworn the HP guy told me they were 2.33 GHz)
RAM- 4 1GB Sticks of DDR2
Graphics- NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430

Other info can be provided at request. All info compiled from SIW (System Information for Windows) and there is a ton of stuff it tells you.




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