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Just got my i7 2600k

I don't have the right 1155 mount or backplate for the rx360 kit (I lost everything but socket 775)

Would you even bother overclocking on the stock heatsink?

I emailed XSPC for the mount/backplate so I have to use the stock heatsink for now

What do you guys think?

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post #2 of 16
Of course.
post #3 of 16
Very gental overclock but would wait untill the get the new bracket, because intel stock coolers are umm pants
post #4 of 16
Id wait. If its worth doing, do it good. Isnt that what some say?
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post #5 of 16
The only point in doing it would be if you need the speed now, and to become familiar with how your chip reacts to vcore... Although you might not be able to test too much if your temps get too high which may happen quick with a stock cooler.
    
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post #6 of 16
Actually with how cool the 2500/2600k's run, you can get away with some pretty good OC's on the stock fan...

Just keep an eye on temps under load.

If you reach a wall and are not satisfied....Then pursue the aftermarket...
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Ok thanks guys. I will aim for a slight oc maybe 4.0/4.2
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I've heard you can get up to 4.5GHz on stock cooling, But that's also depending on how low the VID is and what temperatures you get with stock speeds.

Good luck though
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post #9 of 16
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Sweet thanks man

I can't wait!
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post #10 of 16
Yeah just o.c 4-4.2 atm. You will need it for your GPU's.
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