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Hey guys so i just bought a new rig in light of battlefield 3.

Intel Core i5-2500K
MSI N560GTX-TI Twin Frozr II
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 16GB (4 x 4GB)
ASUS P8P67 DELUXE (REV 3.0)
CORSAIR H100
Just wondering since im upgrading from a Q6600 overclocked to 3.0 ghz how high i can over clock this baby considering my set up. Would really be awesome if someone else is using a similar setup and could inform me of result they had with this. Thanks allot
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Hard to say, varies from chip to chip. You can be fairly certain that it will hit at least 4.2Ghz though, based on what I've seen.
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Originally Posted by devsain View Post
Hey guys so i just bought a new rig in light of battlefield 3.

Intel Core i5-2500K
MSI N560GTX-TI Twin Frozr II
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 16GB (4 x 4GB)
ASUS P8P67 DELUXE (REV 3.0)
CORSAIR H100
Just wondering since im upgrading from a Q6600 overclocked to 3.0 ghz how high i can over clock this baby considering my set up. Would really be awesome if someone else is using a similar setup and could inform me of result they had with this. Thanks allot
It all depends on how good of a chip you got. OC'ing is quite simple with sandy bridge just set the multiplier to desired speed and add vcore! You should be able to do 4.5 - 4.8 with that h100 or even more depending on the chip. You won't know until you try! Good Luck very nice build!
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I have the z68 previous version and with auto oc in bios it hit 4,7, just browsing around in bios and accidently cliked on it, wasn't going to do it but it did. Gonna do more oc later. think evildsm is right about whats possible with a normal chip
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I have the z68 previous version and with auto oc in bios it hit 4,7, just browsing around in bios and accidently cliked on it, wasn't going to do it but it did. Gonna do more oc later. think evildsm is right about whats possible with a normal chip
Make sure to pay close attention to voltages when doing the "auto tuning" stuff, there have been some situations where it's thrown nasty voltages.
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post #6 of 9
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Make sure to pay close attention to voltages when doing the "auto tuning" stuff, there have been some situations where it's thrown nasty voltages.
I also agree with this. Please if you are going to overclock do it correctly through the BIOS. I'd hate for someone to be running at a low clock with a boat load of vcore.
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Can't remeber the voltages but i agree! Probably shouldn't do auto smile.gif
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im hopping to hit 4.8 - 5.0 ghz in the future when it gets old. But for early work ill prob just get her up to 4.3-4.5. Thanks for the info guys really helped allot
post #9 of 9
I agree, dont use auto volts and you should easy get to 4.2v.
just push the multi up to 42 and put vcore to manual at 1.2v and then reboot and stress test.
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