First time overclocker

Hi i would like advice for a first time overclocker overclocking my PhenomII 965 BE
Because i will be getting a GTX570 soon and it might bottleneck it about 10% so i want to do a mild overclock to my cpu.
CPU AMD Phenom 965 BE
GPU:Radeon HD 6850, soon a (GTX 570). :D
MOBO: Gigabyte 870A-USB3
CASE: Corsair Obsidian 650D Mid Tower Case
PSU: Corsair Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 750W 80+ Bronze
RAM: Kingston 4GB 1333MHz DDR3 CL9 HyperX Blu
CPU Cooler: Corsair Extreme H100 Closed loop liquid cooler

P.S: like i said i will be gett a GTX 570 soon,
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  1. Best answer
    i wouldnt worry too much about a bottleneck but

    raise the cpu multiplier, i would say start at 20, and go up from there

    and raise the cpu voltage to get it stable
  2. Ok i will try, hope i don't burn my first build out lol
  3. Overclocking an Amd BE CPU is quite easy. And it gets even easier with Ryan's guide. :)
    "learning when to quit, and be satisfied with your results"
    Just remember this & you'll be fine. :D
  4. Ok thanks for the help
  5. Best answer selected by Giby.
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