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Good Evening, INTEL-DELS? http://bluemonkeybutt.com/home/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/ahmed.jpg

See what I did thar?

Okay basically I'm looking to overclock for the first time with my quad core... I have water cooling so I shouldn't be worried about temperatures right?

It's currently at stock (2.33) I looking to get it noticeable higher... Say 3.0??? Is that to high?

Again I AM A OVERCLOCKING NOOB. I have no idea where to start all I know is that it involves the BIOS. What risks am I taking here? What are the chances this thing blows up and I have to get another? Because I am no where near getting money for a replacement/ new cpu/ram/mobo... For another month or so. Anyone have any input, tips. Or hell, a guide would be GREAT!laugher.gif
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read this

http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/198072-howto-overclock-c2q-quads-c2d-duals.html
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read the guides and come back and ask if you get a little stuck.
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