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Vista 32-bit overclocking

Post by nh5111 » Tue Jan 29, 2008 3:04 pm

Is it even possible to overclock when using Vista? I have tried to OC without success. Nothing seems to work, is it due to the OS?

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Re: Vista 32-bit overclocking

Post by maj0r_pawnage » Tue Jan 29, 2008 3:12 pm

Yes it is? I think vista would have little influence over the overclocking, execpt for benchmark stability?
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Re: Vista 32-bit overclocking

Post by DMB2000uk » Tue Jan 29, 2008 3:19 pm

Depends if you are trying to faux overclock using an in windows utility or doing it properly through the BIOS.

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Re: Vista 32-bit overclocking

Post by tnynyn » Wed Jan 30, 2008 10:20 am

Some medium OC here on Vista 32 no problems at all..
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Re: Vista 32-bit overclocking

Post by provoko » Thu Jan 31, 2008 11:15 am

Vista may be more sensitive to OCing because it's a bigger OS, but OCing should virtually be the same. Meaning, whatever's 100% stable in XP should be 100% stable in Vista. Maybe you weren't completely stable in XP.

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Re: Vista 32-bit overclocking

Post by nh5111 » Thu Jan 31, 2008 2:38 pm

Actually, I never tried to OC in XP. I just upgraded a few months ago and installed full Vista 32. I have an Intel 975xbx2 mobo w/Intel Q6600. I have not been able to raise it just slightly. If I only change the FSB to go from 2.4 to 2.5 ghz it will not boot to Windows. I have tried many different ways, but nothing seems to work.

Does anyone know if I can bring it in somewhere to have it OC'd?

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Re: Vista 32-bit overclocking

Post by stopthekilling77 » Thu Jan 31, 2008 2:42 pm

check out the Intel Overclocking Guide here: http://forums.legitreviews.com/about10789.html

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Re: Vista 32-bit overclocking

Post by werty316 » Thu Jan 31, 2008 5:51 pm

It shouldn't matter which OS you are using if you overclocking in the BIOS...
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Re: Vista 32-bit overclocking

Post by DMB2000uk » Thu Jan 31, 2008 6:03 pm

nh5111 wrote:Actually, I never tried to OC in XP. I just upgraded a few months ago and installed full Vista 32. I have an Intel 975xbx2 mobo w/Intel Q6600. I have not been able to raise it just slightly. If I only change the FSB to go from 2.4 to 2.5 ghz it will not boot to Windows.
Did you lower the memory divider first?

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