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I want to Overclock my CPU, At the Moment its clocked at 2.6GHz Stock and is on Stock Cooling.
Please click this Link below for my computer details and tempretures etc.
I have Overclock my GPU in Catalysis Control Center from 700 Mhz to 900Mhz , This also improved my RAM Rating.

My Computer is unlocked for Overclocking as I have been in the Bios looking.

I will be playing stuff like FSX and GTA IV at the Max Settings but I feel as if the CPU is restraining the full potential.

I was going to buy a new CPU Cooler to get better Tempretures but if thats necessary im not sure

I know I had my CPU to about 54.0'c before after I tried the AMD Autoclock but that Automatically shut my Computer down.

Here's the Link:
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My Gaming Rig
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500K 4.7GHz [24/7] Gigabyte Z77 ATI Radeon 6950 (XFX) Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600MHz  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
2x 500GB HDD's [RAID 0]  A Non-Branded DVD-DL Burner Zalman CNPSX 10 Performa Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x iiyama Prolite E2407HDS Razer Tarantula 600W OCZ NZXT Tempest 410 Elite 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G500 Wooden Desk - LOL 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500K 4.7GHz [24/7] Gigabyte Z77 ATI Radeon 6950 (XFX) Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600MHz  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
2x 500GB HDD's [RAID 0]  A Non-Branded DVD-DL Burner Zalman CNPSX 10 Performa Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x iiyama Prolite E2407HDS Razer Tarantula 600W OCZ NZXT Tempest 410 Elite 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G500 Wooden Desk - LOL 
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Auto-overclocking software is always dodgy in my experience, your better off doing it yourself manually in the BIOS. Usually the auto overclocking software messes things up rather than making it quicker.

Although it was written in 2008, im sure most of this guide still stands. Have a read through that and give it a go

If you run into problems, or get a bit lost, post again in here and im sure someone will help you out

Edit: Go to your User Control Panel and fill in the system specs for your computer, it will save you having to screenshot what hardware your running.
Edited by donk165 - 4/15/11 at 3:06pm
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-8350 Black Edition MSI 990FXA-GD80 - 990FX Powercolor HD7950 PCS+ 3GB Kingston HyperX 2 X 4GB 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
OCZ Agility III 60 GB SSD Crucial 250GB SSD Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB Hitachi Deskstar 250 GB 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Blu Ray Drive Thermolab Baram + Coolermaster Sickleflow 120mm... Windows 7 X64 Phillips 24" 244EL 1080p Monitor 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Roccat Arvo Compact Gaming Keyboard XFX Core Edition PRO 750W PSU NZXT Tempest 410 Elite Roccat Kone [+] Gaming Mouse 
Mouse Pad
Roccat Sense Adrenalin Blue 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-8350 Black Edition MSI 990FXA-GD80 - 990FX Powercolor HD7950 PCS+ 3GB Kingston HyperX 2 X 4GB 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
OCZ Agility III 60 GB SSD Crucial 250GB SSD Samsung Spinpoint F3 1 TB Hitachi Deskstar 250 GB 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung Blu Ray Drive Thermolab Baram + Coolermaster Sickleflow 120mm... Windows 7 X64 Phillips 24" 244EL 1080p Monitor 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Roccat Arvo Compact Gaming Keyboard XFX Core Edition PRO 750W PSU NZXT Tempest 410 Elite Roccat Kone [+] Gaming Mouse 
Mouse Pad
Roccat Sense Adrenalin Blue 
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My Gaming Rig
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500K 4.7GHz [24/7] Gigabyte Z77 ATI Radeon 6950 (XFX) Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600MHz  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
2x 500GB HDD's [RAID 0]  A Non-Branded DVD-DL Burner Zalman CNPSX 10 Performa Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x iiyama Prolite E2407HDS Razer Tarantula 600W OCZ NZXT Tempest 410 Elite 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G500 Wooden Desk - LOL 
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My Gaming Rig
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500K 4.7GHz [24/7] Gigabyte Z77 ATI Radeon 6950 (XFX) Corsair Vengeance 8GB 1600MHz  
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
2x 500GB HDD's [RAID 0]  A Non-Branded DVD-DL Burner Zalman CNPSX 10 Performa Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
2x iiyama Prolite E2407HDS Razer Tarantula 600W OCZ NZXT Tempest 410 Elite 
MouseMouse Pad
Logitech G500 Wooden Desk - LOL 
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