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Hey guys, I'm new to overclocking. Just got a new set-up. Anybody have any ideas or suggestions on where and how to start this overclocking process? If so, please help! thanks! Running stock fan.
    
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Since you are running the stock cooler you should run a stress test to see what your load temps are to start. If they are above 50-55c might want to look into getting a better cooler. Even a low end cooler like the Hyper212 will give you far superior headroom compared to the stock cooler. That way there is no worry of overheating or limiting your overclock.
    
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Here is a good guide to get you started:

http://forums.techarena.in/guides-tutorials/1298476.htm

I would recommend getting an aftermarket cooler for better overclocking.
Edited by ChromeZoneXY - 4/9/11 at 12:21am
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My Max Load is 45C
    
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