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Getting Started with overclocking the AMD Ryzen 5 2600.
Make sure you have the latest chipset drivers and other drivers for your current setup, Using outdated drivers may cause instabilities not related to your overclocking. Consider running a synthetic benchmark with stock settings to measure your gains. As well as if you intend to do any gaming have a baseline of FPS so you can see the increase.
You also want to download the following programs for stress testing your overclock. These are a vital tool for stress testing and monitoring if you already have tools you can use those but these programs I highly recommend and were used while writing this overclocking guide.
- HWiNFO64: HWiNFO64 monitoring tool download section
- Prime 95: Prime 95 stress test download section
- Linpack Xtreme: Linpack Xtreme stress test download section