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Just got me a 2500k. I hope I can get 4.0 with it!
4.0 is child's play for the 2500k
    
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Just got me a 2500k. I hope I can get 4.0 with it!
As others said, 4.0 is pretty much nothing for the 2500k. Usually you can just set the multi to about 42 out of the box with no other changes. I started with a defective chip and could still do that. Of course the one I have now does much much better.
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Do I need a fresh window reinstall? I will be replacing mb and CPU an that is it.
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Do I need a fresh window reinstall? I will be replacing mb and CPU an that is it.
Did something similar (went from 1055t/890gx to Intel) I'd recommend a clean install
    
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Fresh install would be smart.
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Just got me a 2500k. I hope I can get 4.0 with it!
You can get 4 easily (that is, 3.7 stock, 4.1 turbo) with the non-K chips, with no voltage increase. 4GHz shouldn't be too hard.

If you swap mainboards, you should usually clean-install your OS.
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post #17 of 19
Just went out and got me the 2500K with the asus P8P67 R3.1 motherboard. Great choice and i'm never looking back.
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Yeah, I upgraded and didn't do a clean install, wasn't fun. Lots of issues that I thought were due to a bad oc. Couple that with a dodgy proc and it was a nightmare.
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Definitely do a fresh install. And the 2500K can get to higher clocks with lower temperatures because it doesn't have hyper-threading. You want it
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