Backup important data before you overclock the PC and take care about good cooling !
I am not responsible for possible system damage caused by overclocking !

The PC Hardware Workshop Section with the necessary practice knowledge



AMD Socket FM2 Athlon II CPU, AMD A4, A6, A8 and A10 APU guides



AMD Socket FM2 OC Guide - Overclock AMD Trinity CPU and APU

AMD Phenom, AMD Phenom II and AMD Athlon II guides



Interactive AMD Phenom product ID and OPN guide to decode CPU data
AMD Phenom II unlock - X4 CPU core, Vcore and multiplier unlocking
AMD Phenom II unlock - BSP Only option allocate L3 Cache to first CPU core
AMD Phenom II unlock - ACC unlock the fourth core of triple-core CPU
AMD Phenom II unlock - The multi is now selectable between 0.5x and 31.5x
AMD Phenom II unlock - The Vcore is now selectable between 0.6 and 1.8625 Volt
AMD Phenom II unlock - Result of the ACC and BSP Only modification

AMD Athlon64 guides




Interactive AMD Athlon 64 / Opteron rating and product ID guide

Interactive Pin-Mod guide for AMD Athlon 64 Socket AM2 processors
Interactive Pin-Mod guide for AMD Athlon 64 Socket 939 processors
Interactive Pin-Mod guide for AMD Athlon 64 Socket 754 processors
The handling of the AMD Athlon 64 Socket AM2, 939 & 754 Pin Mod guide

AMD Socket A guides




Overclock AMD Barton, Sempron, T-Bred and Athlon XP CPU guide
Interactive Pin-Mod guide for AMD Athlon XP, T-Bred and Barton CPUs
Interactive T-Bred painting guide - AMD T-Bred and Barton overclocking
Interactive XP painting guide - AMD XP CPU overclocking via bridges
Interactive painting guide - TB and Duron overclocking by pencil and knife
The mystery about new Barton & T-Bred CPUs with fixed multi lock (T)
The handling of the new interactive AMD Pin-Mod guide
Step by step guide how to cut and paint the Athlon XP / Morgan bridges
Interactive AMD SocketA Rating and Product ID guide
Calculate the P-Rating of an AMD Athlon XP CPU
The meaning of the SocketA Athlon and Duron product id
So it's possible with newer SocketA chipset to get 133 MHz FSB (T)
Missing pins of the TB or Duron and the meaning of the bridges (T)
Why and how high you should increase the Vcore (CPU-voltage) (T)
Overclock guide for older AMD Socket A CPUs (T)

Mainboard solder guides (Vcore, VIO, VAGP, etc.)



Also with the Vcore solder guides one cannot go infinitely highly (T)
Abit KR7 and KG7 series Vcore boost to min. 2,05 Volt (HIP 6301)
Abit KT7 and KT7A series Vcore boost to min. 2,07 Volt (HIP 6301)
AOpen AK73 Pro (A) Vcore boost to min. 2,15 Volt (SC 2422)
ASRock K7VT2 and K7S8X Vcore boost to min. 2,10 Volt (ST L6917B)
Asus A7V Vcore Vcore boost to min. 2,13 Volt (max. 2,45 Volt) (5322)
ECS-Elitegroup K7S6A,K7S5A,K7VZA and K7AMA Vcore boost (KA7500B)
ENMIC 8KAX+ Vcore, VIO and VAGP solder guide (SC 2422)
ENMIC 8TCX+ Vcore boost to min. 2,06 Volt (CS 5301)
ENMIC 8TCX2+ Vcore boost to min. 2,06 Volt (CS 5301)
ENMIC 8TTX+ Vcore boost to min. 2,08 Volt (CS 5303 / HIP 6301)
Epox 8K7A Vcore, VIO and VAGP solder guide (SC 2422)
EPOX 8KHA Vcore boost to min. 2,06 Volt (CS 5301)
EPOX 8KHA+ Vcore boost to min. 2,06 Volt (CS 5301)
EPOX 8KTA3 Vcore boost to min. 2,06 Volt (CS 5303 / HIP 6301)
EPOX 8KTA3+ Vcore boost to min. 2,08 Volt (CS 5303 / HIP 6301)
MSI K7T Pro/Pro 2-A Vcore boost to max. 2,97 V (SC 1155)
MSI K7T Turbo Vcore boost to min. 2,15 Volt (SC 2422)
SOYO SY K7V Dragon Plus Vcore boost to min. 2,04 Volt (HIP 6301)
SOYO SY-KT333 Dragon Ultra Vcore boost to min. 2,04 Volt (HIP 6301)
SOYO SY-KT400A Dragon Lite Vcore boost to min. 2,04 Volt (HIP 6301)

AMD Slot A guides



Interactive soldering guide - Solder your own requested Slot A Athlon
How to open the Slot A / Slot 1 processor (T)
The meaning of AMD Slot A Athlon product id
There are 3 possibilities to get the Athlon system to a new speed record
Calculate the maximum rate for the cache/memory
Highest overclocking results with AMD Athlon
Problems getting higher FSB on Athlon mainboards
Power supply issues if you overclock your Athlon on eg. ASUS K7M

Intel Unlock Overclock Guide



Intel Unlock Overclock Mission Introduction
Intel Unlock Overclock Beginning - Top Secret
Intel Unlock Overclock Phase 1 - Unlock Key
Intel Unlock Overclock Phase 2 - Open the Intel Suitcase
Intel Unlock Overclock Phase 3 - The Content
Intel Unlock Overclock Phase 3 - Intel Core i7 PC building
Intel Unlock Overclock Phase 3 - Intel Core i7 Overclocking Guide

Intel Slot / Socket CPU guides




Interactive Product ID guide to identify Intel processor numbers
Intel CPU overclocking guide for Beginners and Experts (T)
Interactive tape it guide - Increase the Vcore of Intel Slot 1 CPU
How to open the Slot 1 / Slot A processor (T)
General problems if you increase the FSB instead of the multiplier
Change the Intel Pentium II/III multiplier
How to increase Celerons FSB > 66MHz
How to increase Intel Pentium III FSB above 100MHz

DDR3, DDR2, DDR RAM - Memory Module guides



Interactive Memory Product ID guide - Decode RAM part numbers !
RAM heat spreader removal guide
When the BIOS or Operating System does not recognize the whole memory

Other guides




Interactive resistor - decode the resistor colors and values within seconds !
Interactive power consumption calculator - calculate current consumption and energy costs
Get the cheapest IDE-RAID controller
Important informations about soldering SMD units (T)

Just for fun :-)



Double the SSD capacity with a SSD puncher ! - only use at 1st April ;-)
1st April 2013 fool - Fill coffee in your liquid cooler - but only on 1st April ;-) (T)
1st April 2011 fool - OC-Practice - First OverClocking Practice - visit us on 1st April (T)
1st April 2008 fool - Overclock your CPU in the baking oven - CPU bak-burn technology (T)
1st April 2005 fool - Online overclocking tool
1st April 2001 fool - Intel multiplier unlock (T)
Just another way of cooling
Play the normal Duron Puzzle
Play the Duron Puzzle as joke version



 

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