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i have been building PC's for awhile now but i never got into overclocking them, the CPU is 2.6ghz and i was wondering what i need to do to get it at a stable 3.1ghz

i have a GIGABYTE GA-880GM-USB3 REV3.1 AMD 8 Series AM3+ Motherboard, 8gb of DDR3 1333mhz ram

any feedback appreciated!
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I used a 1035T for a short time but with a Crosshair III Formula motherboard. Mine would do about 3.2GHz on stock voltage
I would recommend raising the core clock about 100MHz at a time, stress test at each interval until you reach instability. Watch your HT link, CPUNB and RAM speeds though, as you will be only overclocking via the bus speed. Keep everything else at or under specs until you find your max stable CPU core clock.
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Yeah.. it should be able to overclock to that almost effortless. Just raise it up to 3.1GHz via FSB increases and maybe give it a slight bump in voltage and you'll be fine. Just make sure to stress test.
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I could only get my 1035t to 3.7 ghz with 1.47vcore with 3ghz NB. Temps under 53c socket temp.
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It's able to do 4GHz but you need good cooler and little bit luck ( cos some chips doesn't pass 3.3/3.5).
    
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i bumped it up to 3.1 without touching the voltage, my firefox and games would randomly crash. i have a good cpu cooler and it idles at 33c. should i turn the voltage up +0.25?
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i bumped it up to 3.1 without touching the voltage, my firefox and games would randomly crash. i have a good cpu cooler and it idles at 33c. should i turn the voltage up +0.25?

I'm not sure what the stock voltage is but yeah, keep slightly raising the voltage until the problem corrects. I'd think you'd need somewhere around 1.25v - 1.3v but I'm not sure at that low of a speed, maybe less.
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