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October 21, 2011 at 18:21:18
Specs: Windows XP, 1.607 GHz / 447 MB
What can i do for oc my pc? i just wanna get some performance for gaming. i tried to use nvidia performance but i cant do anything. please help :)

here is some info about my pc

CPU Type AMD Sempron, 1600 MHz (8 x 200) 2800+
Motherboard Name ASRock N68-S (2 PCI, 1 PCI-E x1, 1 PCI-E x16, 2 DDR2 DIMM, Audio, Video, LAN)
Motherboard Chipset nVIDIA nForce 7025-630a, AMD Hammer
System Memory 448 MB (DDR2-533 DDR2 SDRAM)
DIMM2: 512 MB DDR2-533 DDR2 SDRAM (5-4-4-12 @ 266 MHz) (4-4-4-12 @ 266 MHz) (3-3-3-9 @ 200 MHz)
BIOS Type AMI (03/09/09)

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October 21, 2011 at 19:46:04
You don't need to learn how to overclock. You need to add some more memory (RAM) and a video card.

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October 22, 2011 at 07:02:28
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Agreed. Overclocking isn't going to make up for having too little RAM (not to mention the wrong speed RAM), plus the fact that you're using weak onboard graphics that are sucking up 64MB of what little RAM you have.

You should have at least 2GB RAM for decent gaming performance, more would be even better. And the RAM should be DDR2-800, not DDR2-533. You should also add a gaming video card.

Here's a few links to help you out:

If you have the money, you may want to consider a cheap ($57) CPU upgrade:

And if you have a weak low wattage power supply, here's a 600W Corsair for $35 after rebate & $10 off code:

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October 22, 2011 at 12:55:05
Thanks Othehill and riider, i will save some money for a new RAM and a video card, i'm from Argentina and here they are really expensive :C

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