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Can anyone tell me the overclocking limits for air-cooling and water cooling?
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Bump for interest, might pick one of these up for cheapz if its good
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Bump for interest, might pick one of these up for cheapz if its good
It's pretty cheap: £70 of OcUK and it can be unlocked to a Quad-Core.
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It's pretty cheap: £70 of OcUK and it can be unlocked to a Quad-Core.
Not all dual core's unlock to quad's, I had a 550 black edition and could only get 1 additional core stable, as for the original OP question, on a decent mobo with decent mosfet cooling and a good HSF, or good watercooling you should be able to get 3.9 - 4.0 Ghz out of it.

Edit: Just make sure your temps don't go over 65c
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Not all dual core's unlock to quad's, I had a 550 black edition and could only get 1 additional core stable, as for the original OP question, on a decent mobo with decent mosfet cooling and a good HSF, or good watercooling you should be able to get 3.9 - 4.0 Ghz out of it.

Edit: Just make sure your temps don't go over 65c
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Thanks!
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I was able to OC mine to 4ghz stable on air (with a CM hyper 212+) when I had it, but was not able to unlock extra cores
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