I am a complete noob when it comes to overclocking but i assume that this is a locked cpu. Not that I know what that means but hey. Don't worry i wont go overclocking a cpu without a lot of study on the subject but as of now any information is helpful!
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Ok well let's start with the essentials, what does the rest of your rig look like? Motherboard, RAM, and are you using the stock cooler? (the one it came with)