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i7 2600k + silver arrow

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I just got my Thermalright silver arrow and i would like to know what kind of oc should i do and what temps are safe for i7 2600k. + mention good programs what are handy when overclocking.

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post #2 of 4
Kind of OC? Max OC

Max temp is 73C iirc, wich may give you room to a 4.5-4.6GHz at the least, depending on your ambient temps.

prime95 on blend and IBT are good ways to test your OC stability
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post #3 of 4
When I OC, I'll check the new settings with 1 hour of OCCT medium data set. Usually if it's unstable it'll crash within that hour. Then after I can get it to pass that I'll leave it for at least 8 hours on Prime95 blend. If it passes that then I deem it stable, I know some of you are anal about being 12hr/24hr/48hr/week long prime stable but 8 hours is stable enough for me.
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post #4 of 4
There's a whole section on overclocking Intel cpu's. You should be lurking over there.

You've bought the best air cooler available. Temps should not be a problem for you. That 73c is measured at the ihs. Comparable core temps would be around 80c.

With your temps not a problem, you should care more about your Voltages. Hence, head over to the OC forums.
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