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Hello everyone. I have decided that after several years on an overclocking hiatus that I would finally try my hand at it again. Things have changed since the last time I overclocked a cpu. My last processor I was working on was an old Athlon X2 4200. Now I've got a Phenom II, DDR3 ram and the such, so I'm pretty much lost in where I should begin. I've already tried bumping the clocks up slightly from 3.4 to 3.6 GHz, but I'd like to get more of this chip if I can. I was hoping some of you OCNer's could help me to get my clocks up, voltages right, ram clocks tightened, etc. Thanks in advance!

-Playapplepie

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How high can you get before it needs voltage? Do you have Prime95 and/or Linpack?

I'm assuming that you have adequate cooling.
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