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Hi,
Have just brought a new system on a budget and am looking for advice on squeezing the most out of it
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60GB barracuda + 60GBWD Raptor 1x DVD/CD-RW 1x DVD-RW XP Home (soon to upgrade to vista business) 15" Stupid Dell 1 
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5200....budget one min wil get you the faq

http://www.overclock.net/amd-general...ing-guide.html

Read that, just start upping your FSB bit by bit until it wont post. That should get you a basic OC

But read that Faq so you know when to change your htt and your multi.
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8GB DDR3 Corsair Vengeance 1600Mhz 128GB Corsair Force Pro, 2 x 2TB HDD, 500GB Ext... LG Blu-Ray, DVD/CD RW drive Corsair H60 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit Genuine 27" Crossover 27Q S-IPS 1440p Cyborg V7 Corsair HX1000 
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post #3 of 4
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Cheers - guide sounds like everything i'll need. What u mean by 5200 budget? I got it fairly cheap ('bout £150 import)
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MS Reclusa Stupid Dell 1 Stupid Dell 1 Logitech MX600 
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