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i am running a push pull set up with my 212 i am using the msi gd-80 board how do i go about pushing this thing to 4 ghz?
i know how to go in the bios and do it but will voltage changes be an issue here if im only going to 4?
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With the 2600K, reaching 4.0 GHz should be about as easy as falling off a log.
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That's not the best analogy.. lol. It will be VERY easy. 212 is a great cooler. Period.
    
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With the 2600K, reaching 4.0 GHz should be about as easy as falling off a log.
yeah you should have heard the sales man at frys telling me im gonna blow mty cpu up after i stated like 9 times it was a 2600k
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would 4.5 be doable with the 212?
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yeah you should have heard the sales man at frys telling me im gonna blow mty cpu up after i stated like 9 times it was a 2600k
Hahaha, sounds like that man is full of legitimate advice.
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That's not the best analogy.. lol. It will be VERY easy. 212 is a great cooler. Period.
Fine.

Reaching 4.0GHz will be as easy as shooting fish in a barrel.


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yeah you should have heard the sales man at frys telling me im gonna blow mty cpu up after i stated like 9 times it was a 2600k
Yeah, that's just a typical Fry's salesperson for you.


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would 4.5 be doable with the 212?
I think it should be extremely easy.
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Overclocking Sandy Bridge is so easy it isn't even funny.

Just raise the vcore a bit and you can probably hit 5 GHz.
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Overclocking Sandy Bridge is so easy it isn't even funny.

Just raise the vcore a bit and you can probably hit 5 GHz.
5GHz takes a bit of trial and error, but 4.5 or below is easy mode typically. Better to have an already fast processor that's easy to overclock than a slow one that is a pain to overclock
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post #10 of 10
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is there any good overclocking guides?
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