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I'm new and need 680i help

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Yes im NEW to overclockin n stuff but i said to myself HEY i wanna new computer so im throwing money at newegg. so far wat i have is the evga 680i nvidia chipset board, corsair 2gig ddr2 800, a 500w xclio psu. and im using tthe p4 i allready had 3.06 ghz 519k. cooled with a big typhoon. and a cooler master case with the big fans. the add ons im gettin are gunna be the 7950gt(2) and one of the core 2's. but my question was how far can i push this thing now?? my main consern is my fsb 533. i really want to see a higher number without blowing mystuff up before i upgrade my processor. there should be an image attached that shows how much ive overclocked mystuff so fars, any suggestions?? c'mon help a newb out! THANKS
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that screen shot says 600mhz FSB
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon XP 1900+ Gigabyte something ax7c SIS315E 1GB mixed DDR 
Hard DrivePowerCase
40GB Western Digital ...dunno? Thermaltake Armor 
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Athlon XP 1900+ Gigabyte something ax7c SIS315E 1GB mixed DDR 
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40GB Western Digital ...dunno? Thermaltake Armor 
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your right, thats cause right now im constantly pushing my system further and further. right now its at 625. i was just wondering if i was doin too much?? cuase my p4 is 525 mhz over right now and im almost at 1000mhz with the ram see new pic. and jeeesus i can see some serious improvements allready this is awesome i never kenw overclockin did this much. but yes. refraseing the question. how far du u believe i can push this without starting a fire??
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lookit new pic im pushin 3.7 ghz and 625fsb and 975mhz on ram. now to you this might not be much but this here is the first time ive overclocked ANYTHING. just hopin somone will swing by and be like NO STOP that fsb shouldnt be that high with that processor or HEY good job! cause if not im gonna be postin pics of my burned down house catch my drift???
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Well your ram speed is a bit high set it on a divider and you'll get more out of it and you need to do some stress testing
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon XP 1900+ Gigabyte something ax7c SIS315E 1GB mixed DDR 
Hard DrivePowerCase
40GB Western Digital ...dunno? Thermaltake Armor 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon XP 1900+ Gigabyte something ax7c SIS315E 1GB mixed DDR 
Hard DrivePowerCase
40GB Western Digital ...dunno? Thermaltake Armor 
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ah. thank you sir. thank you so much. stress testing now. but this divider you speek of? explain? thank u
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