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Should I overclock with this setup?

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2PJ6L
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  1. Not quite answering your question, but I upgraded your build to get some serious performance increase for a lower price:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($114.48 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($77.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7790 1GB Video Card ($115.66 @ Newegg)
    Wireless Network Adapter: Cisco AM10 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter ($11.69 @ Microcenter)
    Case: Corsair Graphite Series 230T Grey ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $554.75
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-08 19:44 EST-0500)
  2. Francisco Costa said:
    Not quite answering your question, but I upgraded your build to get some serious performance increase for a lower price:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($114.48 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($77.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7790 1GB Video Card ($115.66 @ Newegg)
    Wireless Network Adapter: Cisco AM10 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 Wi-Fi Adapter ($11.69 @ Microcenter)
    Case: Corsair Graphite Series 230T Grey ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $554.75
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-08 19:44 EST-0500)


    Hey thanks for the help I was going for a budget gaming build and it looks awesome is the graphic you pick better than the 7750?
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    Since you maintain the stock cpu cooler, I'd not OC very much, if at all. Move up to something like a CM Hyper 212 EVO air cooler (which are great coolers with a very reasonable price) and you'd be good for a very decent OC. The 7790 is a much better graphics than the 7750, and the XFX 550 power supply will more than handle it.
  4. Karadjgne said:
    Since you maintain the stock cpu cooler, I'd not OC very much, if at all. Move up to something like a CM Hyper 212 EVO air cooler (which are great coolers with a very reasonable price) and you'd be good for a very decent OC. The 7790 is a much better graphics than the 7750, and the XFX 550 power supply will more than handle it.


    thanks for the comment and i will upgrade the graphics card, but if I was to overclock I would buy a water cooling system to get it to like 4.3 ghz and I dont want to go below 750w for the power supply, but thanks a lot
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