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I'm wondering what good values would be to overclock my RAM and CPU. I have 2 Kingston HyperX 512MB (2 x 256MB) DDR400 PC 3200 (I have a gig of this ram). I've also got an AMD Athlon XP 3200+ Venice core. My mobo is a Asus A8N-SLI, and I have stock cooling at the moment. What are typical safe temperatures for CPUS and mobos? Any tips/suggestions for this overclocking newbie are appreciated, thanks!
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If you are lucky you might be able to run that ram @ 240mhz with 2.8v

See if you can run your cpu/ram at a 1:1 ratio with a 240fsb with 1.475-1.5 vcore and be sure to lower your htt bus to 4x

As for your cpu, you will be safe if you keep your load temps under 50-55c
I like to keep my case temp under 30c however sadly I'm having trouble doing that at the moment.
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Originally Posted by |talian $tallion
If you are lucky you might be able to run that ram @ 240mhz with 2.8v

As for your cpu, you will be safe if you keep your load temps under 50-55c
I like to keep my case temp under 30c however sadly I'm having trouble doing that at the moment.
Agreed, correct advice.
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