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That 9500 is a first generation phenom, if that was a 9550 you could at least make a 500mhz overclock easily.

I say save up for a few more months and just change to phenom II, prices will be a bit lower when they release bulldozer.
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Bump. Thinking about doing a modded bios flash to unlock OC'ing. Good idea?
    
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Don't mod anything you can't do without and/or replace.

If you have the ability to replace it, go for it. But just know there is a large risk in BIOS flashing, not just to your motherboard, but to potentially all of your components.

Either way, do your research.
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Yes I am running one now - Bad at overclocking and are Power hungry compared to the Phenom II

Although I can overclock mine from 2.6Ghz to 3.0GHz on Stock Voltage and if you raise the Voltage to 1.4V you can get 3.2
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Yes I am running one now - Bad at overclocking and are Power hungry compared to the Phenom II

Although I can overclock mine from 2.6Ghz to 3.0GHz on Stock Voltage and if you raise the Voltage to 1.4V you can get 3.2
He has an 9500, you have an 9950. There's a big diffrence between them in the Phenom I series.
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