First time OC - What are my green/orange/red limit lines?

Hi guys,

Finally got all mu components together up & running. I'd like to start OC, but would appreciate experienced advice.

I have the following components:

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD3 Intel P55 LGA1156. (ver F11 you can see it here:

CPU: INTEL Core i5-760 2.8ghz quad-core (BX80605I5760)
Cooling: Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2

Memory slots 1+3: G.Skill Ripjaws DDR3 4GB 2GBx2 1600 F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL
Memory slots 2+4: G.Skill Ripjaws DDR3 4GB 2GBx2 1600 CL7 4GBRM
(8GB all together)

Graphic card: SAPPHIRE TOXIC Radeon HD 5850 1GB Video Card 100282TXSR

HD: Crucial 64GB M4 SSD SATA3 6Gbs - 2.5 in (CT064M4SSD2)

OS: WIN 7 ultimate SP1 64 bit

any ideas?

3 answers Last reply Best Answer
More about first time green orange limit lines
  1. Best answer
    it really depends on your chip, you may struggle more than other 760's did

    just keep pushing till your temps are around 70C
  2. thanks!
  3. Best answer selected by yanivma1.
Ask a new question

Read More

CPUs Overclocking