Is it safe to run this Ryzen 3 1200 overclock?

This is my second time building a PC, but my first time messing around with Ryzen hardware so I have some questions.
My previous PC had an i5 3570K OC'd to 4.5 GHz. I was very comfortable with my overclock because it was stable, my temperatures were great and because of my offset voltage mode the CPU underclocked to BLCK ratios on idle. Now, I decided my brother needed a PC for himself to I got a Ryzen 3 1200 and decided I was also going to overclock it on my MSI B350M PRO-VDH.
First thing I found out is that my MoBo doesn't support Pstate Overclocking (or if it does I can't find it in the BIOS). So, I decided to apply a manual OC in the BIOS (I don't like using Ryzen Master), settling down on a 3.7GHz @ 1.256v OC. I also disabled Core Performance Boost and noticed that when I applied that OC in the BIOS AMD's Cool 'n' Quiet technology got automatically disabled. This type of manual overclock means that all cores on my chip are running on constant speed and voltage. My temperatures are about 47ºC idle and 68-70ºC under gaming load, all this with the Ryzen Wraith Stealth cooler. My question is: is it harmful for my CPU to run that constant voltage and speed 24/7? All the help is appreciated.

P.S.: Does Ryzen's Balanced Power Plan help with anything? Or does it mess up my OC? Haven't downloaded it yet because I don't know if it is advisable with a manual OC.
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  1. Running at constant Voltage means running your CPU always at Full Speed i dont recommend that even if you are not using the PC its still running at full clock speed
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