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Will updating my BIOS help me out?

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I am working to overclock my A10 5800k that I've had for a few months running stable at 4.3 and 1.465v. And it seems that's my max, no amount of finagling with different frequency/voltage combos will allow me to get any higher. Could it be my PSU, which is not 80 plus? My motherboard should be able to support a higher OC though. Will updating my bios to a newer version help out my overclocking fiasco or what, could my psu be the problem? Thanks

Edit: Could it also be my 'Single Channel" ram causing issues? Just an idea.
Edited by kbros - 11/16/13 at 7:32pm
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updating bios probly wont help you, you might be at the limits of the cpu some cpus just wont overclock or need a ton of tweaking to get them to go further.
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