How to overclock an Intel Core 2 Duo E6300?

I am Wondering how i can overclock my Intel Core 2 Duo E6300?
my E6300 currently runs at 1.86Ghz and i am hoping to boost this to 2.5 Ghz, Maybe even 3.0Ghz if it is safe to.
I would like it if you could tell me what features of my computer need updating

i would love it if someone could tell me what things to buy/do in order to play: ARMA 2 Operation Arrowhead:British Armed Forces.

any medium-sized budget Products for ANY computer components and coolers available for purchase in the U.K from an officially recognised company would also help out.

All my Computer Details:
Name: Intel Core 2 Duo E6300
Package: Socket 775 LGA
Technology: 65nm
Voltage: 1.114-1.144
Specification:Intel(R)Core (TM)2 CPU 6300 @1.8 Ghz
Family: 6 Model: F Stepping: 6
Ext. Family: 6 Ext. Model: F Revision : B2
Instructions: MMX, SSE (1, 2, 3, 3S), EM64T, VT-X

Clocks (Core #0) Cache
Core Speed: 1596.0 Mhz L1 Data: 2 x 32 Bytes (8-way)
Multiplier: x6.0 L1 Inst: 2 x 32 Bytes (8-way)
Bus Speed: 266.0Mhz Level 2: 2048 KBytes (8-way)
Rated FSB: 1064.0 Mhz
Cores: 2 Threads:2
L1 D-Cache
Size: 32 Bytes x2
Descriptor: 8-way set associative, 64-Byte line size
L1 l-Cache
Size: 32 Bytes x2
Descriptor: 8-way set associative, 64-Byte line size
L2 Cache
Size: 2048 Bytes
Descriptor: 8-way set associative, 64-Byte line size

Motherboard: MS-7318
Chipset: VIA P4M890 Rev. 00
Southbridge: VIA VT8251
LPCIO: Winbond W83627DHG
Brand: Phoenix Technologies, LTD
Version: 6.00 PG
Date: 11/09/2006
Graphic Interface
Version: PCI-Express
Link Width: x16 Max Supported: x16
Side band: N/A

Type: DDR2 Channels: Single
Size: 1024 MBytes
DRAM Frequency: 226.0 Mhz
CAS#Latency(CL):4.0 clocks
RAS# to #CAS# Delay: (tRcd): 4 clocks
RAS# Precharge (tRp): 4 clocks
Cycle Time (tRas): 11 clocks
Command Rate (CR): 2T

Display adapter 0
Manuf. API index 0
Display name \\.\DISPLAY1 Name ASUS EAH5570 series
Memory size 1024 MB
PCI device bus 2 (0x2), device 0 (0x0), function 0 (0x0)
Vendor ID 0x1002 (0x1043)
Model ID 0x68D9 (0x035C)
Performance Level 0
Core clock 650.0 MHz
Memory clock 800.0 MHz
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  1. Hi Furbilong did you manage to overclock this system? I'm about to do the same and wondered how you got on?
  2. I am unfamiliar with the MSI BIOS, but here is a link to our generic (Asus) guide:
    HOWTO: Overclock C2Q (Quads) and C2D (Duals) - Guide v1.6.1

    The coolers that come with the 65 nm CPU's is pretty good (the heatsink is twice as large as the one that came with the 45 nm CPU's.

    Keep the CPU:RAM ratio at 1:1 and keep pushing the FSB freq upward. Core2 systems gain little benefit from overclocking RAM and the loss of stability can be critical.

    Keep the CPU voltage under 1.50 volts and do not exceed 70 C load temps.
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