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Totally new so please be kind!

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December 28, 2011 4:45:37 PM

Hello,

I have bought a new system and am wondering how high I could safely OC my processor!

The Spec is -

MB - Gigabyte Z68X-UD5
Intel Core i7 2600K @3.4GHz
Corsair H60 Water Cooler
16Gb 'PNY' DDR3 DIMM RAM
ATI Radeon HD 6950 2GB
1TB S-ATAIII 6.0Gb/s
4x Blu-Ray ROM SEATO
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Many thanks in advance for suggestions!

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December 28, 2011 4:50:23 PM

Also, The PSU is a 700W Xigmatek
December 28, 2011 5:25:56 PM

that a very nice rig youve got there especially with watercooling you could most probably get to 4.8 - 5.0 ghz easily just check for stablility, once youve overclocked it download prime 95 to put your cpu to maximum stress, if you get blue screens then just increase your voltage, try to stay below 1.4v, then download cpu z and cpu z hardware monitor use the monitor watch your temps.

Goodluck :) 

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