Can I overclock intel core 2 quad q8300 and till what ghz

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I'm buying a new processor cooler named, cooler master hyper tx3 evo. I want to know if after installing the cooler can I overclock my processor (Intel core 2 quad q8300) and at till what clock speed. My now clock speed is 2.5ghz.
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Motherboard - Gigabyte G41m combo
Memory - Kingston 4 gb (2x2)
Power supply - 450w power supply
Proccesor cooler - Cooler master Hyper tx3 evo.
Please let me know after i buy and install this cooler, how much i can overclock my proccesor.
Thank you and reply as fast as you can plzz.
How much varies by individual CPU characteristics. Average overclock appears to be around 3 - 3.2Ghz using 1.375 as a safe maximum core voltage and getting the FSB to around 400. (7.5x400 = 3.0Ghz)
 

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