Overclock and optimize your AMD processor with OverDrive

AMD OverDrive™ Utility (AOD) in general provides user the ability to maximize the capability, flexibility, and adjustability of the AMD chipset products; it allows user to tune parameters to ensure system stability, optimize performance, and control cooling/acoustic characteristics. The goal is to provide an all-in-one utility which can deliver all-around stellar operation.


  • Ultimate Overclocking* To Push Your System To Extreme Limits
  • Amazing Control To Monitor Your System Settings
  • Advanced Stability Tests To Ensure Your PC Runs Smoothly
  • Custom Performance For Novice Users
  • Advanced Performance For Enthusiast Users
  • Overclocking* Made Easy
  • Fan Control
  • Ready to use with Microsoft® Windows® 7

System Requirements
  • AMD OverDrive™ utility is compatible with the following operating systems:
    • Windows 7 (32 or 64-bit)
    • Windows Vista (32 or 64bit)
    • Windows XP (32 or 64bit)
  • AMD CPU and a compatible AMD Chipset motherboard are required for installing and using AMD OverDrive™ utility.
  • AMD OverDrive™ utility supports the following chipset models:
    • AMD 790FX
    • AMD 790GX
    • AMD 790X
    • AMD 785G
    • AMD 780G
    • AMD 770
  • AMD OverDrive™ utility is not compatible with the following chipset models:
    • AMD 780V
    • AMD 760G
    • AMD 740G
    • Previous AMD Chipset models (e.g. 690G or 580X) or non-AMD Chipsets
  • Certain features of AMD OverDrive™ utility require a motherboard with compatible BIOS version and may not be available on all supported hardware configurations.
  • AMD Black Edition Memory Profile –feature is available with the following, validated memory modules:
    Vendor:Part #:Supported CPU Models:
    CorsairCMD4GX3M2B1600C8965BE (C2), 955BE, 720BE
    CorsairCM3X2G1600C6GT965BE (C2), 955BE, 720BE
    Mushkin996657965BE (C2), 955BE
    Mushkin996601965BE (C2), 955BE
    OCZOCZ3BE1600C8LV2G965BE (C2), 955BE
    PatriotPGS34G1600LLKA965BE (C2), 955BE
    PatriotPGS34G1600ELKA965BE (C2), 955BE
    PatriotPGS34G1333LLKA965BE (C2), 955BE
    PatriotPGS34G1333ELKA965BE (C2), 955BE
  • In addition the system must meet the following requirements in order to enable the Black Edition Memory Profile feature:
    • 790FX, 790GX or 790X AM3 motherboard with BEMP compatible BIOS revision
    • AMD Phenom™ II AM3 Black Edition CPU