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AMD Athlon x2 64 6000+. What to do with it?

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My processor AMD Athlon x2 64 6000+ @ 3.1 Ghz cannot run Battlefield 3 properly. I installed it and when I played for more than 5 mins I get BSOD.

My PC specs:
AMD Athlon x2 64 6000+
2 GB DDR2 Kingston
160GB Western Digital
XFX GeForce 9600 GT 512MB DDR3
MSI K9A2 CF-F motherboard.

Can you tell me to what extent (and HOW) can I overclock my processor to run BF3?
Please help, I'm a noob.
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They generally top out around 3.3. Unfortunately they tend to run hot and don't have very high clock ceiling at all.
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games shouldnt cause bluescreen. Could be the harddrive or ram.
Try using a different stick of ram to test if the ram has problems.
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My old Athlon 5400+ could run bf3 fine so should not be the CPU.
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BF3 is still having some issues with BSODs, but the bugs will get ironed out (if BFBC2 is anything to go on).

It will get there, DICE is working on it as we speak.
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you probably wont get very far sadly

6000+ usually top out at about 3.3-3.4, and the K9A2 CF is not exactly known for being a stable overclocking board.
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