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I have just ordered an i7 2700k with an overclock of between 4.6 and 4.8 they are using a dark rock cpu cooler but when i get it i will be using my Corsair h80 water cooling and i was just wondering if this could lead to any problems with the overclock as the company i am getting it from say if i change the cpu cooler it will void the guarantee on the overclock.
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They are just covering themselves. Their overclock will be in the bios so it's irrelevant what cooler is on there as long as it can keep the chip nicely cooled. If anything should go wrong you would need to put the originally cooler on to send it back as they will expect to see it on there. Besides, if you hang around here too long you will want to start over locking yourself and see how far you can take it.
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would it be possible for an overclocking newbie like me to get an i7 2700k to 5ghz safely. just that 5ghz sound like such a nice round number smile.gif
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I have faith in you haha tongue.gif. Read up on take small steps. I think 5GHz is def possible thumb.gif
    
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If they can say it will get to 4.8 stable with the cooler they supplied 5ghz would definately be something to try with your cooler

Good luck!
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I have faith in you haha tongue.gif. Read up on take small steps. I think 5GHz is def possible thumb.gif

I agree should not be hard at all, H80 is a decent cooler thumb.gif
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The 2700K's overclock very well. 5Ghz on an H80 may be possible. Just get good fans. And there are templates and resources to read in the Intel section when it comes to overclocking these CPU's. Take a look.
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