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Chapter 2: How to Overclock Your Intel i7-7740X & i5-7640X CPUs For reference we are using a GIGABYTE AORUS X299 Gaming 7 motherboard and an Intel i7-7740X CPU. Based on our testing most Intel i7-7740X’s can hit 5.1GHz, without delidding, using standard air coolers and a 1.35 Vcore Step 1: Enter the BIOS by pressing the “delete” button If you have never been inside your BIOS before welcome! No need to worry, we will guide you step by step with screen shots. Step 2: Load your Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.) Enter “Advanced Frequency Settings” Here you see the “Extreme Memory Profile (X.M.P.)” option. Change it to “Profile 1”. Depending on your RAM you might see a second X.M.P. profile. 2