Safety tips and precautions for a first-time CPU overclocker?

Hi there! I plan on building this PC soon - and overclocking my CPU. Is there any safety tips you could provide? The only thing I've ever OC before was an old GPU. I also plan on overclocking my RAM and Graphics Card.

Tips such as: safe voltages, routines to follow and general tips are much obliged.

Any response is taken into consideration.
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    Clock up slowly and increase the voltages slowly as well. As for the build it looks excellent. The PSU is the same one I have and it is really nice. You can get by with a 850w PSU but if you plan to SLI 1000w is the way to go.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($328.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Nepton 240M 76.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($109.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($124.98 @ OutletPC)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($82.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($97.95 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($87.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Video Card ($679.95 @ B&H)
    Case: Phanteks Enthoo Pro ATX Full Tower Case ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 P2 1000W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($177.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHDS118-04 DVD/CD Drive ($13.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 OEM (64-bit) ($86.75 @ OutletPC)
    Case Fan: Cooler Master SickleFlow 69.7 CFM 120mm Fan ($5.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case Fan: Cooler Master SickleFlow 69.7 CFM 120mm Fan ($5.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $1903.54
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-07-17 20:22 EDT-0400
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