Solved What would i be able to safely get these up to? Tags: CPUs AMD Overclocking Product Last response: October 10, 2012 4:01 PM in Overclocking Share coolness5545 September 30, 2012 6:37:16 PM looking at getting this board and cpu, was wondering what i might safely oc them both up to http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASUS M5A97 R2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS More about : safely Best solution geekapproved a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking September 30, 2012 8:05:21 PM You should be able to hit 4-4.2 with a good aftermarket cpu cooler. drums101 a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking October 1, 2012 8:18:28 PM yea it depends on the specific cpu and cooler....not all cpu's are equal...some will oc better than others....but as geek said 4-4.2 is very reasonable...if you are in the market for a good cpu cooler for cheap this would be the one to get... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... like I said not all cpu's are equal so these results are not guaranteed. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer coolness5545 October 10, 2012 4:01:17 PM Best answer selected by coolness5545. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumTreat onboard SATA port as an eSATA port (make the HD show up in safely remove h ForumCRT monitor: Should I be able to safely go over the max reported res? ForumCan't safely remove usb hard drive Forum1055t Stock Liquid cooling at 3.5 trying to hit 4.0 safely ForumNot able to boot up computer ForumPortable HDD won't Remove Safely Sometimes ForumLost " Safely remove hardware" in mobo swap / update ForumSafely Remove Hardware ForumHow high can I safely OC my 2600k on auto voltage? ForumTrying to get my RAM to 1866 safely ForumIncreasing Broadband Speeds Safely ForumWhat does 'drive 0 is safely frozen\' mean in system bios? ForumNot Able to Access Files on Hard Drive ForumShould I connect all my case fans to a PWM slot? More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !