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this is my cpu atm i was wondering if i can go higher or should i just stay where i am at?
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Hey, not bad for a first time. Any AMD processor running at that speed is great. Tell me, is that the Black edition, or the normal?


Oh, and do you have aftermarket cooling? If not, clock it back to normal and get some NOW. I suggest a Big Typhoon 2, it's a great cooler. Big though, so check dimensions before you install it.

And as to your question about whether to go farther: If you have aftermarket cooling, keep trying it. Raise it a bit, test it, if it passes, raise it some more. I'm interested in seeing how high this can go.
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Hey, not bad for a first time. Any AMD processor running at that speed is great. Tell me, is that the Black edition, or the normal?


Oh, and do you have aftermarket cooling? If not, clock it back to normal and get some NOW. I suggest a Big Typhoon 2, it's a great cooler. Big though, so check dimensions before you install it.

And as to your question about whether to go farther: If you have aftermarket cooling, keep trying it. Raise it a bit, test it, if it passes, raise it some more. I'm interested in seeing how high this can go.


i second that.

also, welcome to OC'ing. if you could, fill out your system specs, it would help us lots
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Fill out you system info please.
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Nice job there.... have you tested for stability yet?
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To the OP: If you don't know how to fill out your system information, go to the top of the page, and click "User CP." Then, on the left, there will be a tab called "system." Click on "add system," and fill in all of the required fields. It will help us help you help us all. Or something like that.
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You can fill in your system specs by clicking here.

That is a GREAT overclock if it's stable. Few people reach 3.5GHz on an AMD CPU, and few reach 1000MHz on their memory at 4-4-4-12-2T timings, congrats. Make sure your system is stable, otherwise your overclock is going to give you many headaches, causing programs to crash and BSOD's. Have you done any stress tests in Orthos yet? Most would agree that a 24 hour Orthos test needs to be passed before the system is stable.

If you can pass the Orthos test, and you have proper cooling like others have suggested, then by all means try to push it a little further, but I doubt you can go much further than that as those numbers are already very good. Let us know how you do!
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i got the cpu voltz at 1.536 and ram at 2.3

are those good or change?

and ill run orthos to see if it stable but i did run cod4 for like 2hours and no freezes or BSOD's

and also i was wondering now that i posted my spec's wat do u think i can get my gpu to atm its at

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Oh, water cooling CPU? Very nice, then you should be fine. Run ORTHOS for 24 hours to see if it's stable.

As for the GPU, I don't have any experience with an Ultra, but you could google that easily and find some reviews. Reviews USUALLY contain Overclocking information.

But if you want OCN's help on that, post in the Nvidia section.
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