Budget overclock CPU recommendation

Hello everyone,

I need to upgrade my old pc (e5200 @3.8ghz) and I am not familiar with the current lineup of what is good for oc these days.
I am going to be using it for browsing/dota 2 (at the most), and want to spend as little as possible.

What mobo (cpu+ram+mb) should I get? I noticed that frequency wise a G4560 has 3.5ghz out of the box, so do I even need to overclock?I
If so, would a cheap celeron do the trick?
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  1. Overclocking and budget don't really go hand in hand. It's not quite the same as it used to be where you could overclock to get 'free' performance. Generally a board designed for overclocking is recommended along with a better than stock aftermarket cooler. Those options add to the cost of overclocking.

    A g4560 would be a good budget option and overclocking it wouldn't be necessary to get an improvement over your e5200. It's roughly twice as fast. Not only is the newer pentium faster due to being newer (ipc improvements) it's hyper threaded like an i3 which gives more of a boost over a plain dual core.
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