Care to help out an overclocking virgin?

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With these specs:

Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-DS2H
AMD Phenom 9950 Black Edition CPU 125 Watt Edition
4GB Kingston HyperX 1066GHz Ram
512MB HIS IceQ4 Radeon HD4850 GPU
650 Watt Alphapower PSU

This case:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811163058 (has to be a mini tower as space is a massive issue)

And this cooler: http://www.frostytech.com/articlevie...id=2271&page=1 (assuming I can get it in the UK)

How well do you think the Phenom will hold up to a 3GHz overclock? Any suggestions? Do you think I could take it higher?
 

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To be able to make a decent analysis of what powersupply you need if you're going to replace it, you should have a look at this place over at DriverHeaven.

The Corsair at 750W is a good choice (even though 750W is more then you need, it makes it more quiet.)