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post #11 of 26
I honestly agree with ^^

I would get the 2600k/2500k and a p67 motherboard.

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post #12 of 26
Go for the 2500k m8.

non-k's just aren't worth it if you're looking to overclock.
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post #13 of 26
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Originally Posted by matroska View Post
You can only go as high as 105 BCLK with that non-K SB, wich will translate in 3570MHZ, a 170MHZ increase over stock while on load in all cores. Not worth the trouble IMO. If you still can, spend those extra bucks in a K one. Totally worth it. Whenever you can buy an aftermarket cooler and take that baby to 4.5GHz+.
A noctua nh-d14, or a thermalright silver arrow are great choices for air cooling.
You can raise the turbo multipliers to 4 above stock, so that chip can do 3.9ghz with all cores (excluding any blck increase). I see post after post that say those chips cannot overclock at all, or can only be raised by blck. Of course that chip is not the one to get for serious overclocking, but it can do 400mhz above stock.
post #14 of 26
If you were to get a 2500K or 2600K you would also need a P67 motherboard to overclock.
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post #15 of 26
the difference on newegg between the 2600 and the 2600k is 15$ am i missing something here? if you can afford a 2600 you can afford the 2600k
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post #16 of 26
Raise the Baseclock to 10530 (105.30MHz) and the multiplier to 38. Try 1.2.1-3vs for the vcore.

You can easily get 4GHz out of SB setups. Check my sig rig Need any help in the future hit me up
    
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post #17 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by matroska View Post
You can only go as high as 105 BCLK with that non-K SB, wich will translate in 3570MHZ, a 170MHZ increase over stock while on load in all cores. Not worth the trouble IMO. If you still can, spend those extra bucks in a K one. Totally worth it. Whenever you can buy an aftermarket cooler and take that baby to 4.5GHz+.
A noctua nh-d14, or a thermalright silver arrow are great choices for air cooling.
Aren't the K's only like $30 more? Considering it's Intel that's a great price.
    
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post #18 of 26
As someone else said, you need a P67 board to OC. The H67 don't allow multiplier overclocking (and even a 2600 can multiplier OC, although not much). Depending on what you need your PC for, you could go 2500K for BETTER performance. Also, 16 GB RAM?
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post #19 of 26
i thought i read somewhere about the 400MHz extra from Turbo only applied to a single core.
nevertheless, the main thing is that for 20$ dollars more it is way more worth it to buy a 2600K. Or buying a P67 board along with a 2500K and a good aftermarket cooler, as some posters have said. It's just my 2 cents..
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post #20 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by matroska View Post
i thought i read somewhere about the 400MHz extra from Turbo only applied to a single core.
nevertheless, the main thing is that for 20$ dollars more it is way more worth it to buy a 2600K. Or buying a P67 board along with a 2500K and a good aftermarket cooler, as some posters have said. It's just my 2 cents..
I did not notice the H67 board in the op's sig when I responded earlier, so there will be no overclocking with that setup. The extra 400mhz does apply to all cores.

1 core 3.8ghz + 400mhz =4.2
2 cores 3.7 + 400 = 4.1
3 cores 3.6 + 400 = 4.0
4 cores 3.5 + 400 = 3.9

One can just set all the turbo multipliers to 39 also.
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