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Overclocking my 8320

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I have been doing some overclocking recently and used this guide to set all my settings before I started: http://www.overclock.net/t/1348623/amd-bulldozer-and-piledriver-overclocking-guide-asus-motherboard#

The only thing I have changes is the CPU Ratio which i bumped up to 21. My CPU voltage is 1.3625v, CPU/NB Voltage is 1.25, and I am not failing any tests in Prime95. But the problem is my CPU temp maxes at 55c and my vcore temp maxed at 63c, which I assume is very high seeing as the CPU's max is 62c. I am nowhere near my desired clock speed and need to know what I can do to lower these temps. I am going to buy a fan that I can set to blow over the vcore heatsink and I may also add one the the back of the CPU socket. Will this help me at all?

Here is my rig:

-AMD FX-8320
-Cooler Master Hyper 212+ CPU Cooler
-8gb G.Skill Ripjaws @ 1600
-MSI Hawk Radeon HD 7870
-Sabertooth 990fx R2 Motherboard
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The best options would be reduce the CPU voltage, try to get the stability with a lower voltage is always the best way. Another option is get a better cooler, H80i or H100i but that increase the cost of your rig and you should have space on your case for intall it.
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