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i have an msi 6770 with clock speeds of 800/1100 on default...how much can i safely overclock it to?
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hii...i have a athlon x2 250 oc to 3.34ghz.....will an athlon x3 455 give me better fps during gaming?? oh and i have an msi 6770.
Yes given you can get the x3 to at least the same clock speeds. Almost every modern game now can utilize 3 cores.

In some older games that only utilized 1 or 2 cores you won't notice a big gain or any gain at all. In this case your extra core can be used for background process etc.
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