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What do you guys think the maximum overclocking potential of an Athlon II X2 250 is? I just built a pc for my brother and that's what he has, paired with an ASRock M3A785GXH/128M. Think I can break 3.5GHz?
    
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My old C2 240 scraped 3.85GHz at 1.44v, tried 3.9 but wasn't really stable.

Very flexable chip, would allow my memory to run at 1600MHz, but settled on 3.5GHz with 2500MHz NB and 1333MHz @ 7-7-7-20 memory, 1.375v vcore everything else default.

This 640 on the other hand is a nightmare
    
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Cool, So I'm thinking because this is my bro's pc and he wouldn't recognize overheat signs or instability, I'll just keep it at 3.7GHz @ ~1.43VCore. So I guess the next upgrades are a new PSU and a GTX 460


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Cool, but remember every computers different so do a little at a time
    
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I have same processor and my mobo is very simmilar too, and for 24/7 i have it at 3.6GHz with VCore stock, that for this mobo is 1.4V, RAM at 960MHz 5-5-5-15 1.96V, and my max OC you can see in the Regor's Club, in my sign is the link...

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