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Im new to overclocking as well and actually havnt had time to make an attempt yet. ASUS AI Suite II came with my motherboard and I just clicked on the "Auto Tune" feature
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Go into the bios and load default settings,then press f10 and save the settings. Then check cpuz., if it is still 3Ghz then go back into the bios and change the fsb to 200 and then save the settings. This should do it.
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I wouldnt upgrade to a new AMD chip untill the new Piledriver CPU are out to buy as the first gen FX CPU's where not that much better than the Phenom II and as stated before the Phenom II is better when it comes to single threads so just hold out abit.
    
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Piledriver is out. You mean steamroller?
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I wouldnt upgrade to a new AMD chip untill the new Piledriver CPU are out to buy as the first gen FX CPU's where not that much better than the Phenom II and as stated before the Phenom II is better when it comes to single threads so just hold out abit.
Believe it or not. Here in India it hasn't hit the market as yet.....Sucks!
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Believe it or not. Here in India it hasn't hit the market as yet.....Sucks!

Wow! In that case, I would just stick with your first decision to go with a 965BE, but get a nice air cooler and overclock it. That processor is already close to the 6300 in a lot of benchmarks and overclocked it will probably match or beat them. As stated earlier its 4 physical cores (965) vs 3 physical cores and 3 threads (6300).

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Wow! In that case, I would just stick with your first decision to go with a 965BE, but get a nice air cooler and overclock it. That processor is already close to the 6300 in a lot of benchmarks and overclocked it will probably match or beat them. As stated earlier its 4 physical cores (965) vs 3 physical cores and 3 threads (6300).
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/102?vs=699
The phenom II x4 965 will have no chance of beating a FX 6300 but can go up against the FX 4300.
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The phenom II x4 965 will have no chance of beating a FX 6300 but can go up against the FX 4300.
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Upon what information do you base that statement?
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Upon what information do you base that statement?
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http://www.overclock.net/t/777378/official-gappos-little-deneb-thuban-overclocking-guide-with-too-many-smileys/0_20
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Never said it would smash it.... But, like I said, it is close in some of the benchmarks and when overclocked it will become even closer and possibly beat it on certain ones. Also, with the $40 price difference you could put that towards a nice SSD with all the sales going on right now. I think price per performance, the 965BE and an SSD would net you some nice gains on a budget.
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