CMOS reset then OC'ing right after

By Alexexex
Apr 15, 2010
  1. People say that you should Overclock in increments, but what if you memorized the Overclocking settings and jump directly to them after a CMOS reset?
  2. EXCellR8

    EXCellR8 The Conservative Posts: 1,835

    It will either work or it wont... no real way of knowing until you try it. Every motherboard is different, and some even allow you to save your settings in profiles, so you might experience a problem or it might work just fine.
  3. CMH

    CMH TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,039   +9

    There shouldn't be a problem doing that. Personally done that many times myself.

    The reason why (I think) you're asked to overclock in increments is more to do with actually finding out the actual cap for your system. You should be able to bypass the increments till a safe spot, and go incrementally from there.

    If you know that your system overclocks to 140%, feel free to go straight there (for example).
  4. djsquare1

    djsquare1 TS Rookie Posts: 20

    I did that, no problems..
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