Overclocking a T3500 - *Need help*

I have a Dell t3500, it's a great machine. I have a GTX 670(Was trying to keep the GPU under 100$) and a x5570 for the CPU. Everything is great, but one issue.
I've been recently been playing Just Cause 3, and it is stuttering when it has to load in when I'm gliding or something like that. the settings are at 1080p all lowest besides the texture quality which is medium. 
I was hoping if anyone knows a bios I could flash that would allow me to overclock or anything along those lines
But, I also do have a spare motherboard, so I don't mind one going bad.
(I have 12GB of ram so that isn't an issue, and I do know that my GPU is at the lowest for requirements.)

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  • Tech_0neTech_0ne Posts: 276
    I've never done this myself but I've heard of people flashing an alienware bios onto their boards to enable overcooking. 
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  • NoburtNoburt Posts: 5
    Tech_0ne said:
    I've never done this myself but I've heard of people flashing an alienware bios onto their boards to enable overcooking. 
    People are saying they can do it on a Dell XPS 730x, haven't seen it on a t3500 yet.
  • exturkconnerexturkconner Posts: 366
    edited July 20
    Yeah it can be done on the 730x board and the board for the 435t/ 9000 XPS computers. Not work stations. You cannot do a hardware overclock.
    You might be able to do software. 
    But the only software I haven't seen confirmed to not work is throttlestop. 
    So you could DL throttlestop and see what you can see. 
  • NoburtNoburt Posts: 5
    Yeah it can be done on the 730x board and the board for the 435t/ 9000 XPS computers. Not work stations. You cannot do a hardware overclock.
    You might be able to do software. 
    But the only software I haven't seen confirmed to not work is throttlestop. 
    So you could DL throttlestop and see what you can see. 
    Throttlestop doesn't work. Sucks, but I'll live until I upgrade.
  • Sir_iceeiceSir_iceeice Posts: 125
    This two video might help.




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  • exturkconnerexturkconner Posts: 366
    Yeah neither of those will work with an x58 locked cpu. 
    Some people say they work with the unlocked ones but I don't have any to be able to verify that myself.
    If throttlestop doesn't work no software is going to. 
    Frankly I'm surprised it doesn't. I was even able to OC my old dell precision m4500 laptop with throttlestop and that thing won't let anything overclock it. Which is a shame because it's running an unlocked CPU and all.
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  • NoburtNoburt Posts: 5
    This two video might help.




    I do have 2 W3530's and 1 w3520, I'll see if that allows overclocking
    Might run too hot though, but I do have a better cooler that I could toss on.
  • NoburtNoburt Posts: 5
    This two video might help.




    Doesn't work, I think it was the version that he was at that allowed it
  • exturkconnerexturkconner Posts: 366
    It's because he had CPU's with unlocked multi's and you don't I stated that above.
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