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Hey guys, just put my new CPU in last night, so i dont know whether i should let it burn in. Its been seated in the mobo for about 2 months now so the AS5 must have cured.....i think. My RAM and Mobo are second hand so they won't need a burn in. But i don't have my graphics card of a decent psu for another month or so. So would it be risky to try and OC with my psu? Or do i wait.......cos i hate waiting Thanks Iced

EDIT: O yea, my CPU temp is 25C idle......not sure if that is low or not. But i cant get my TTBT to run at max speed....unless it already is, its at 1300rpm
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ALL overclocks carry a risk BUT with your setup I wouldnt hesitate to get going.

And yes - 25C idle is LOW - so a gd oc is in sight! (And i wouldnt worry about the psu as well!)
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