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

Last response: in Overclocking
July 29, 2012 8:06:18 AM

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?


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July 30, 2012 5:20:26 AM

it really depends on your chip, you may struggle more than other 760's did

just keep pushing till your temps are around 70C
August 6, 2012 3:33:00 AM

Best answer selected by yanivma1.