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If you're going to be putting 1.50v through a 2600k, you need water cooling, period. A Rasa RS360 kit (360, not 240) barely keeps the 2600k at 80*C under load with 1.50v.

So you're looking at at LEAST $150 for cooling if you're shooting that high.

And even then, there's no promise you'll even HIT 5.0GHz. It all depends on your luck of the chip.
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post #12 of 23
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If you're going to be putting 1.50v through a 2600k

Not only that, but folding as well; if there was ever a need for a high quality ($$$) cooling setup...this is it.
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My GeminII 120S keeps my Q6600 B3 4C above ambient. $38 shipped to my door from NewEgg, but you won't do 1.5v (safely) on air.
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My molested H50 (H50 pump / block, mini res, and a decent 240mm radiator with good fans) barely keeps my i5 2500k under 80*C (depends on ambients, I can go over a little) with 1.48v. So a 2600k will definitely need more cooling power than I've got. You'll NEED a 360mm radiator with quieter fans, or a high end 240mm with loud fans to get 1.50v out of a 2600k safely.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud;15311575 
My molested H50 (H50 pump / block, mini res, and a decent 240mm radiator with good fans) barely keeps my i5 2500k under 80*C (depends on ambients, I can go over a little) with 1.48v. So a 2600k will definitely need more cooling power than I've got. You'll NEED a 360mm radiator with quieter fans, or a high end 240mm with loud fans to get 1.50v out of a 2600k safely.

http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cpu_mainboard/i7_2600k_i5_2500k_2300_1155_sandy_bridge_review/2

"Boy oh boy. 5GHz. Now that's some serious speed. Unfortunately it's at 1.56v which is a little higher than we'd like to use for a 24/7 overclock, but amazingly enough it keeps ticking along at a maximum of 74°C and quite happily runs through all of our benchmarks. We'd just obviously not recommend this high voltage for a permanent overclock."

That's with a Noctua NH-D14.
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OP never said he was going to be running 1.5v...
    
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post #17 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Slow*Jim;15311610 
OP never said he was going to be running 1.5v...

Yes, he did...
Quote:
Originally Posted by wupah;15297158 
5.0ghz or whatever I can get out of =<1.5v
post #18 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by jlells01;15311603 
http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/cpu_mainboard/i7_2600k_i5_2500k_2300_1155_sandy_bridge_review/2

"Boy oh boy. 5GHz. Now that's some serious speed. Unfortunately it's at 1.56v which is a little higher than we'd like to use for a 24/7 overclock, but amazingly enough it keeps ticking along at a maximum of 74°C and quite happily runs through all of our benchmarks. We'd just obviously not recommend this high voltage for a permanent overclock."

That's with a Noctua NH-D14.

Good luck running stable with over 1.45v on air at all. That's all I have to say.
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post #19 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud;15311738 
Good luck running stable with over 1.45v on air at all. That's all I have to say.

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?239175-Intel-4.5GHz-amp-5GHz-LinX-Stable-Club&p=4725984&viewfull=1#post4725984
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Quote:
Originally Posted by psyclum;15306919 
I hope not:D closet has very poor ventilation and your ambient temps are going through the roof. i doubt any air cooler will be able to handle that level of OCing with poor ambient temps.

I've decided on WC, I'm going to use the rig to heat the room it's going to be in biggrin.gif.

now comes the real question Rx 360 or RS 360 and what case. =/
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