don't worry about the jumpers too much.....they're a piece of cake, you just have to make sure they are in the right settings. that will all be in your documentation.
btw, you can overclock that processor like a mofo, and you have an asus board that should have the "easy overclock" feature, so it shouldn't be hard
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