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January 10, 2013 11:51:43 AM

I was wondering if I could OC my current CPU...I want to play certain games yet it can't handle it!

Specs:
E5300 Stock Cooling - 2.60GHZ
8GB 6400 DDR2 PC2
1.5TB 7200 RPM HDD
470GTX 2GB DDR5
600WT PSU
CM5570 Asustek Motherboard


I wanted to know how to OC it and how far it could go! Thanks!

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January 10, 2013 12:44:55 PM

what games? It might not make any different with your system.
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January 10, 2013 12:46:17 PM

Get an aftermarket heatsink for the cpu first
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January 10, 2013 12:46:21 PM

I hit 4.14 Ghz hit with an arctic freezer pro 7 with that chip on a Gigabyte motherboard

You should be able to get to 3.6 with even the most basic aftermarket cooler.

Suggestions
Cooler master tx3
Cooler master 101
anything in and around 20 dollars
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January 10, 2013 12:47:01 PM

Despite what is said above another 1 ghz will see massive gains
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January 11, 2013 12:15:28 AM

Farcry 3 BF3 And so forth... but I just wanted to know if it's possible to OC my current CPU with my Motherboard and Bios yet; everytime i go into bios I don't see any settings....And im already looking for a aftermarket cooler.
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