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Some PLEASE help me overclock

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Hi all, it's been a while since I was on here..

I'm trying to give my ol' Q6600 a little more juice before I upgrade later this year. I currently have it at 2.7 Ghz but I would like at LEAST 3.0-3.2. I have the 650i MSI P6N Platinum Motherboard. I know it's not the best overlocker but I'm sure it can at least get to 3ghz no? I'm not to good at setting in the bios to overclock with voltages etc.. In the pic below, I have these settings now by basically experimenting to my PC would boot LOL! If you can suggest settings from my pic to get her to 3 ghz or more I'd be forever greatful!

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btw pay no attention to my sig, thats my old mobo
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Anyone?
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Not me, sorry. I had a 775 mATX board with no OC controls either, and I never touched it.
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first google search came up with this.
have you done any research?
what cooling are you using for your cpu?
how old is your power supply?
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