Steps for overclocking cpu(E7200)

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well here i am with no xp's in overclocking....nd need sme help(by overclock-kings)....

i have an intel E7200@2.53 GHz nd nuf ram(4gigs)...whole system runs @450w
its been nearly 1 yr since i am running my pc on stock speeds nd hence need overclocking

can ne1 plz jes temme steps to overclock my cpu perfectly without harming it???...

PLZ HELP THIS ROOKIE GUYS....


specs:
intel E7200@2.53GHz
intel 945gcnl mobo
4gigs of trancend modules@800 fsb(2x2gbs)..
stock psu@450watts
xfx 8800gt(ocd when joined tomshardware.. :( )
 
And take a look at this thread for some information on thermal management:
Core 2 Quad and Duo Temperature Guide
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/221745-29-core-quad-temperature-guide

Google an overclocking guide for your particular motherboard.

Keep in mind that these are guides, not cookbooks. As they say in the car magazines, YMMV. :)

And if you are running the stock heatsink, you will definitely need a better one. Two popular ones for under $50:
Sunbeam
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835207004
Xigmatec Dark Knight
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835233029
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Overclocking since 1978 - Z80 (TRS-80) from 1.77 MHz to 2.01 MHz
 

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ok daship...i'v got too much jumbled with those guide
IN BIOS WHERE DO I GO FIRST??....i noe it mst b annoying 4 u bt plz help....also can i overclock with stock fan nd wt shud be the limit....
 

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i do know how to navigate the bios ...but from where to start with is gettin on my nerves...i need to find sm1 whoz got intel 945gcnl mobo(i am stuck with the approach)....nd those guides are for advanced user...i read em
 

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festerovic i have an intel 945gcnl mobo...firstly can i overclock to 3Ghz with a stock processor fan?......i'v read the guide but can you tell me the first step after going into bios?.. help me on this...please
 

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uber, is there someone holding a gun to your head? Just settle down for a minute!


yeah, next step is to get out of BIOS and stay out until you know what the next step is.

No amount of begging or pleading will give you an understanding of what's involved. Now, in all fairness, most forum users will want to help you, but you need to help yourself first by reading and understanding the guides. They are not for advanced users.

You'll have more people wanting to help you once your questions become a bit more specific.

 

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i opened BIOS nd this was my system status:

BIOS>ADVANCED>CHIPSET COFIGURATION:

burn-in mode(what is this?)..is this where i should start...?
memory configuration
pci e configuration
pci latency timer<32>


in MEMORY CONFIGURATION:
SDRAM control<auto>
memory frequency<667 MHz>
SDRAM tcl <5>
trcd <5>
trd <5>
tRAS min <15>

channel A:SLOT 0:2048 mb(ddr2 667) 5.0-5-5-15
channel B:SLOT 0:2048 mb(ddr2 800) 5.0-4-4-18


in BOOT CONFIGURATION:
cpu fan control<enable>
system fan control<enable>
lowest fan speed<slow>
max CPUID value limit<disable>
display setup prompt<on>

now my question:1.what should i do initially(dwnload p95 and other softwares? or tweak bios(how))
2.what is burn in mode(it is at default i.e off/auto)
 

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