Problems Overclocking in BIOS

I am trying to overclock my CPU in BIOS but I am having issues. I am a beginner at this stuff so I need some help. I recently build a new rig.


AMD Phenom II X6 1055T Thuban 2.8 Ghz
BIOSTAR A870 AM3 ATX Motherboard
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB(2x4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1600
SAPPHIRE Toxic Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1
Seagate Barracuda 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s
Antec Three Hundred Illusion Case
Antec BP550 Plus 550W

So I have overclocked my CPU on an older rig before on a MSi motherboard and it seemed much easier or simpler. With this BioStar MB I am not too sure what to do.

Main Performance/Overlocking Screen in BIOS:

If I go to "Over Voltage Configuration" this shows up:

If I go to "CPU FID/VID Control" this shows up:

If I go to "Hyper Transport Configuration" this shows up:

If I go to "DRAM Timing Configuration" this shows up:

Any idea of what I should do? I really want to get that extra performance out of this CPU. Please help. Thank you.
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  1. In the 3rd picture down where it says Core FID thats where you change the clock rate its at x14 atm giving you 2800(it looks like) mhz Try upping that number by one until it becomes unstable or you achieve your desired clock, You only really need to adjust voltage if you cant make it stable at anything higher. Also make sure to keep track of your changes and always make small changes then test.

    For more information on your chip and motherboard look to google there are sites dedicated to overclocking.
  2. in spec you not show your cooler ! reset your oc by clear cmos
    , go bios, try overclock without adding voltage ( your vcore default 1.45v), go bios set overclock at manual, increase fsb to 240, increase voltage ram at 1.6v , run ratio ram at 1333 (3:10), set voltage cpu at 1.38v- 1.4v. Let other under auto include cnq or anything ! Save your setting ... Boot
    You need test by fast use intelburntest at 20X set memory at high maybe just 15minutes. See max temp that max at 60C when you ran stress test.
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