PC shutdown when OC

My equips:
AMD FX8320E
GTX 970
2x 4GB RAM
Corsair 500W Bronze
Coolerbox Blizzard T2
MOBA Asus M5A97 LE R2.0


When I try to overclock my processor it simply shuts off my computer or becomes completely frozen. At first I thought it was a lack of knowledge about the subject, but I copied several OCs and however simple the OC (how to put 3.9 and leave the fixed voltage OR 3.9 + Offset OR 3.9 + voltage) it still went on disconnecting or stop.

Could this have anything to do with the 500W power supply limiting?

I got to test through the AMD Overdrive with the Automatic Clock system, and even then after starting the test and it starts at only 16.5X the PC was already turning off or freezing.

What can it be?
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  1. You can't overclock on a board with no heatsinks on the VRM...Sorry.
    Reply to SR-71 Blackbird
  2. Quote:
    At first I thought it was a lack of knowledge about the subject, but I copied several OCs[...]
    Every CPU overclocks differently, you can't just copy someone else's OC settings.
    Does it shut off when you stress test it, or just during normal use? Are you overclocking in the BIOS?

    As said above, your mobo isn't well suited for overclocking.
    Reply to TJ Hooker
  3. A tower cooler on a board with no heatsinks on the VRM is destined for instability even if not OC.
    Reply to SR-71 Blackbird
  4. TJ Hooker said:
    Quote:
    At first I thought it was a lack of knowledge about the subject, but I copied several OCs[...]
    Every CPU overclocks differently, you can't just copy someone else's OC settings.
    Does it shut off when you stress test it, or just during normal use? Are you overclocking in the BIOS?

    As said above, your mobo isn't well suited for overclocking.


    I just used the exemple to justify my trys.
    Reply to lucas1400
  5. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    A tower cooler on a board with no heatsinks on the VRM is destined for instability even if not OC.


    Tl;DR: I can't do OC with this MOBO?
    Reply to lucas1400
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