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Hello! I am trying to help a friend overclock his athlon X2 ...

Brisbane 2.6Ghz x2 5000+
ASUS M3A

We can get it to boot at 2.8 stable, but no more. What voltages are safe to try. Can you get to 3ghz on one of these? What can we expect to get out of this with a good air cooler? This is my first time working with a AMD system.
Thanks!
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Well, I'm sure you can try incrementing one step voltage higher and try again? Though I never OC'd an AMD myself, I wouldn't know for sure (I tend to stick to Intel).
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We seem to have it running stably at 3.2ghz... On AMD systems, the multiplier is what you need to modify to overclock the CPU. We are running at a 16x multiplier for 3.2ghz @ 1.5v.
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