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Over clocking a 9850 Black Ed.

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March 12, 2010 12:48:19 AM

im upgrading from a Bearly overclocked singlecore a 1.9Ghz so bare with me here I bought this core for 109 off Tigerdirect but it didnt include a Heat sink so I baught a GeminII s with a 120mm fan. This Vid card will be a 4650 Ati HD with a gig of ram and the board is a ECS ((got it for free)) A740GM-M. Any advice for ram and Overclocking setting would be a Helpful thanks.

adding information:
Cooler is a Cooler Master Gemini II S CPU Fan D/775/940/AM2+
proc is a AMD Phenom Quad X4 9850 2.5Ghz CPU
And the Thermal greese im going to order is T925-1256 :: Thermaltake CL-O0027 TG1 Extreme High Grade
Board is a ECS A740GM-M
Vid card is 4650PE1G
Any ideas for Ram / Overclocking settings?

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March 18, 2010 2:31:47 AM

My advice is not to overclock if that system even works right once you build it. I looked up the motherboard and it is listed to support Phenom X4 with a max of 95W TDP, the Phenom 9850 has a TDP of 125W. Push it too hard and you could very well kill the board.
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March 25, 2010 3:57:32 AM

I double checked the build before Turning on and After posting this Ived Already picked out new board case power supply and Ram for this build updates will be posted once Purchased
March 26, 2010 1:58:33 AM

Alright Everything is Ordered here is the Run down list
9850 BE

Kingston HyperX 2GB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 Desktop Memory Model KHX8500D2/2G - Retail

COOLER MASTER eXtreme Power Plus RS-500-PCAR-A3 500W ATX12V V2.3 Power Supply - Retail

ASUS M4A785-M AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 785G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail

Rosewill Wind Knight Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with pre-installed 2x 120mm Fan, Support up to 1x 140mm top fan, ... - Retail

4650PE1G Vid card

GeminII S Heat sink

Any ideas?