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Hi everyone,
This is my first post, i have been lurking here for about 4 months but this is my first post. I need some overclocking suggestions for my CPU. My system is down below, please work with it (my PSU is 430w, so i dont think that provides a lot of room). I OCed my HD 5770 to 900 Core, but now my CPU is my bottleneck. Please tell me what stuff like Vcore and FSB do i need to set my E8400 to so i can get started. I dont want to blow out my PSU, so how can i OC. Thanks in advance.
    
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Intel E8400 Wolfdale Gigabyte P43T-ES3G XFX ATi Radeon HD 5770 G.SKILL RipJaw 4GB @ 1333 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate Barracuda 500GB LiteOn 24x DVD Drive Windows 7 Home Premium Eyefinity: Dell 15 Inch 
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Dell OEM Keyboard Corsair CX V2 430w Cooler Master HAF 922 Logitech M110 
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Intel E8400 Wolfdale Gigabyte P43T-ES3G XFX ATi Radeon HD 5770 G.SKILL RipJaw 4GB @ 1333 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate Barracuda 500GB LiteOn 24x DVD Drive Windows 7 Home Premium Eyefinity: Dell 15 Inch 
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Dell OEM Keyboard Corsair CX V2 430w Cooler Master HAF 922 Logitech M110 
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Hi everyone,
This is my first post, i have been lurking here for about 4 months but this is my first post. I need some overclocking suggestions for my CPU. My system is down below, please work with it (my PSU is 430w, so i dont think that provides a lot of room). I OCed my HD 5770 to 900 Core, but now my CPU is my bottleneck. Please tell me what stuff like Vcore and FSB do i need to set my E8400 to so i can get started. I dont want to blow out my PSU, so how can i OC. Thanks in advance.

First read all this OC GUIDE than try your self, I'm not responsable for any damage.
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4770k - 13 B 666 Asus Maximus VI Formula 1080 SeaHawk EK | K|NGP|N  G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
SAMSUNG 830 128GB raiD 0 rx 360 rx240 rx240 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Ek-Res X3 250mm Swiftech MCP35X2 COUGAR CF-V12HPB Vortex Lamptron FC9 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Bitspower compression fittings koolance CPU 370 Windows 10 Pro Acer XB271HU ‑ 27" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Quick fire TK EVGA 1300g2 Corsair 800D MoDeD G502 
Mouse PadAudioOtherOther
Rosewill REACT XL Creative Sound Blaster Z Sennheiser HD 555  AKG K267 
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M-Audio BX5a 
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Thanks, that link really helped...
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel E8400 Wolfdale Gigabyte P43T-ES3G XFX ATi Radeon HD 5770 G.SKILL RipJaw 4GB @ 1333 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate Barracuda 500GB LiteOn 24x DVD Drive Windows 7 Home Premium Eyefinity: Dell 15 Inch 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Dell OEM Keyboard Corsair CX V2 430w Cooler Master HAF 922 Logitech M110 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel E8400 Wolfdale Gigabyte P43T-ES3G XFX ATi Radeon HD 5770 G.SKILL RipJaw 4GB @ 1333 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate Barracuda 500GB LiteOn 24x DVD Drive Windows 7 Home Premium Eyefinity: Dell 15 Inch 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Dell OEM Keyboard Corsair CX V2 430w Cooler Master HAF 922 Logitech M110 
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