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hi guys... first overclocking system ever! =)

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February 8, 2007 5:59:53 PM

I'm a bit of a newbie here so as there are some really experienced people here I would like to ask if this system (based a bit on a tutorial on tom's hardware) is ok to be overclocked and receive good performance for at least 6-12 months and possibly 8800GS upgradable for when the card will be more affordable for my pockets. =)

The prices are from www.scan.co.uk. =P

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Intel Core 2 Duo E6400, Socket 775, 2.13 GHz, 1066MHz FSB, Allendale Core, 2MB Cache, Retail £140.40

250 Gb Western Digital WD2500KS Caviar SE16, SATA300, 7200 rpm, 16MB Cache, 8.9 ms £48.16

Gigabyte GA 965P-S3 iP965, S775, PCI-E (x16), DDR2 533/667/800, SATA II, SATA RAID, ATX £65.91

Colours IT 8102C Black/Silver Office Pro Keyboard with 59 in 1 Card Reader & USB Hub Built In! £12.33

19" Asus VW192S Black TFT, 1440x900, 5 ms, 800:1, 330 cd/m2, Widescreen, Speakers £132.76

Gigabyte 3D Galaxy II Water-Cooling System (necessary?) £79.30

NEC AD-5170 18X DVD Writer SATA BLACK OEM £20.90

256MB Sapphire Radeon X1950Pro, PCI-E(x16), Mem 1400MHz GDDR3, GPU 580MHz, 36Pipes, Dual DVI, TV-Out £118.32

Creative Headset HS-600 Adjustable Headset M/Mic & volume control Gaming & VoIP £32.89

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Music Sound Card OEM £50.51

Xclio A380 SuperTower Silver with Window with 25cm Front Super Cooling Fan Screwless w/o PSU £70.49

720W Atrix pPFC BLACK Silent PSU 12cm Fan £44.65

TOTAL £843

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February 8, 2007 8:42:21 PM

go wid e4300 not e6400. u can easily reach 3.0ghz(335x9) wid e4300 on stock cooling. but when u overclock both the processor at 3.0ghz E6400 will be better than e4300 (bcuz of more fsb(communication between hardwares)) and
no water cooling needed for e4300 and take a dd2 667 ram
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