How do I overclock my processor?

  mynamesbrad 09:26 06 Jan 2014

I have an intel i7 3770, I'm not even sure if it can be overclocked but how would I go about trying it? Thanks!

  Ian in Northampton 09:45 06 Jan 2014



But seriously: others know much more about it than I do, but be aware that a) it will likely invalidate any warranty you may have, and b) done inappropriately, it can easily lead to system instability at best and knackering your processor at worst.

  Nontek 10:10 06 Jan 2014

You have an i7, yet want to overclock - are you nuts??

  Woolwell 11:24 06 Jan 2014

Do you have a i7-3770 or 3770K. The K can be overclocked. But I doubt that there is much to be gained as any bottlenecks could well be elsewhere without an SSD.

  Nontek 11:36 06 Jan 2014

Woolwell .... it is a 3770

  Woolwell 12:18 06 Jan 2014

If it is a 3770 minus K then forget overclocking.

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