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Intel i5 2500k overclock help

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I'm new to overclocking and I was wondering how far I can overclock my CPU without it over heating.
here are my specs:
ASUS P8Pz68-V LX
Intel i5 2500k
2 x 4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB
PSU; 700w 80plus bronze
2 Geforce GTX 500 Ti
Coolermaster Hyper 212 Plus Heatsink
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Originally Posted by Tlicho View Post

I'm new to overclocking and I was wondering how far I can overclock my CPU without it over heating.

you'll have to test to find out. no one can tell you how high your chip with clock with how much voltage or how hot it will get.
trial and error.
shoot for 4.5ghz. most chips hit this easy as pie.

use these guides:

http://www.overclock.net/14466483-post2250.html
http://www.asusrog.com/forums/showthread.php?2453-P67-Z68-BIOS-Guide-BASIC-Intermediate-Overclocking
http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/1100100-info-intel-2500k-2600k-overclocking-tips.html

there are more guides out there. you only need to search our forums and google.
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wd  asus dvd multi-write arctic cooling freezer 64 pro win 7 ultimate x64 
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samsung 42" lcd logitech wireless antec basic 500watt old dell crap 
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