Over Clocking my terrible PC...

  JBRKilluh 22:16 25 Jul 2010
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how do I do it?

  DieSse 23:55 25 Jul 2010

Overclocking will not transform a terrible PC into a good one (or even into a reasonable one).

What PC specs do you have, and why is it terrible? Answer that and there may be some practical advice you can get.

  DieSse 23:58 25 Jul 2010

Oh dear - you have another post running. Please try one post at a time to avoid confusion.

  onthelimit 07:45 26 Jul 2010

This now his third!

  northumbria61 07:55 26 Jul 2010

how do I do it?

I think you need to do a lot of reading about this before you even consider overclocking and ask yourself 1. "why do I need to do it" 2. "Will I gain any benefit from it"

If you don't know what you are doing you could KILL your PC.

  MAT ALAN 08:00 26 Jul 2010

Answer that and there may be some practical advice you can get.

YEP, don't bother, i doubt your PC is capable of O/C and by the time you have bought more memory (which i believe you need anyway) and bigger fans to compensate for the extra heat, you might just as well buy a new PC.
O/C is not for the feint hearted and reduces the life of the components involved...

Even if you can O/C 9 times out 0f 10 its not worth it you can optomise your PC in other ways that cost nothing to make it run faster...

  ronalddonald 10:08 26 Jul 2010

try using linux mint you find things very faster.

  JBRKilluh 13:29 26 Jul 2010

ok thanks guys I will give up on O/Cing my PC.

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