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I did my first bit of overclocking last night. What a thrill! I just changed the multiplier from 16 to 16.5 to 17. The temps went up to 60C, and seeing my temp numbers go from green to yellow to red got my adrenaline flowing. I'm going to try a bit more tonight with some voltage changes. I'll wait until I get my bigger heatsink and fans in before I do anymore.

Normally, do the temps go up right away in a stress test (prime95) and stay there?
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If you run stock settings the temps go up. 60c isnt too high though .Im still new to o/c and it is def a rush doing it.
I race motorbikes and I am not joking when I say its nearly as good. And Im racing the Isle of Man Manx GP(Most dangerous race of any kind in the world-racers do get killed!)
Just take it steady and if you need any help just ask on here, most of the guys/girls are fantastic for info.
    
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Isle of Man TT compared to Overclocking! Brother - keep the rubber side down and I'll try not to crash my cpu.
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I wouldn't increase the voltage too much without a better heatsink. What are you getting for a heatsink? As far as the temps, I've noticed that they usually jump up pretty fast but the last 5 degrees take maybe 5-10 minutes to reach. You should let prime run this long anyway just to ensure stability, and when you get to what you think you want to keep constant, run prime95 for a good hour or 2.
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I got a Venomous-X with 2 San Ace H1011 120x38 fans on the way from marketplace. I'm trying 17.5 with 1.325v right now. I'm at 40 minutes (and running) with OCCT with temps moving between 60/61. If that works, I'll try 18 tomorrow night. The house is at 23c.
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