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I am curios, which is better to use when overclocking, the BIOS menu, or say AMD OverDrive?
I have an AMD Phenom 9850 x4 2.50GHz
I used the BIOS and it bumped it up to 2.6GHz
So I should use the BIOS?
If the Bios can give you the values needed, then use the Bios.
Will Need a Cooler to give good O/C.
I'm not going to do any high O/C with this computer, just wanted to see how it worked!
I will stick to BIOS because it will be more stable.
The cooler I have will work for the minimal amount I will be O/Cing.
This is good little O/C with Stability. Computer MUST Pass Prime 95 Test for Days to call it a Good O/C !!!!
CPU: 2.85 Ghz
Bus speed: 228
Core Voltage: 1.52 V
RAM: 912 Mhz
RAM Voltage: 2.16 V
Open the Sides and Blow Fans on the Ram, HDs, NB, etc......
Prime95 is a good utility. I just downloaded it today and looked at it!
If O/C can't pass Prime, then the O/C is NO good. :) :)
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