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Well using my sig rig, I have an overclock on my 2500k at 4.5GHz with a 1.325 VID. I just finished running Prime95 for 18 hours and it has held up like a champ. Also, the highest my temp ever reached was 62 degrees on the hottest core.

How much higher can my OC go? I seem to see lots of different VID ranges for SB, and I have no idea what the maximum temp should be.

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Try and keep the Temps under 80*c.
    
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anything under 75c is considered safe , 80 and over is too hot .

You can go higher , maybe to 4.8 ? all chips have different limits , keep going higher until it gets to the 75c mark and then leave it .
    
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Should be able to do 4.7 with a few tweaks and possibly slightly looser timings.
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Thanks for the input guys. Will definitely start bumping it up a bit!
    
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