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Help overclocking my Fx 8350

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TwoTabs

Registered
Joined
Mar 20, 2012
hello i am pretty new to overclocking, and im really unsure what all this crap means in the bios. i get the general ****. if there is anyone out there who would be willing to help me overclock my cpu i would greatly appreciate it.

PC specs

===Rig Specs===
* AMD FX-8350
* ThermalTake Water 2.0 closed water loop
* Gigabyte GA-990FX-Gaming
* Corsair Vengeance 1600 4x4 GB @ 9-9-9-24
* Amd Asus Strix R9 380 4GB
* Corsair Obsidian 750D
* Evga Supernova G2 1000W PSU
* 2 64 gb Crucial M4 Sata6 SSD's In Raid0
* 1 TB Seagate Sata6 HD
 

trents

Senior Member
Joined
Dec 27, 2008
Basically, just start turning up the core speed multiplier in 1x increments, test 20 minutes with Prime95 blend and watch package temps with HWMonitlor. You don't want package temp to exceed 60c. There are other temps to watch with regard the socket area but not to worry about that yet. When the core speed multiplier reaches a value that won't allow you to pass the 20 minute Prime95 blend stress test then add .025 to the core voltage and retest. That'll get you started.