Discussion Brand-new to overclocking....

Aug 20, 2019
I've done quite a bit of research. But I'm no spring chicken. I've been working with puters for almost 40 years, but this stuff throws me.

I have the following:
Asus Sabertooth 55i running an i5-760 (4GB DDR3-1600, GTX650, XP)
Asus Z77-A running an i5-3570 (non-K) (16GB DDR3-1600, GTX970, 7U)

What I managed to glean from everything I've read is that certain voltage ranges must be maintained. But for the life of me, I can't figure out all that's involved in doing the deed.

All I'm after is bringing these CPUs up to their turbo speeds, and locking them there - 3.33GHz & 3.8GHz respectively. I have no interest in OCing the video or memory, unless it can't be helped as part of the process.

I'm not attempting this on my good machines. I planned these for the "guinea-pig" test runs, to get the hang of the whole ordeal. If I'm successful and can manage to memorize the stuff at my old age, I'll burn the hell out of my other ones. heh

Thank you for your help. :)
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