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Turbo is 3.9Ghz, so overclocking to 4.0Ghz would be small, overclocking 4.5Ghz would be mild and then 5Ghz being high.

But unfortunately only a very small percentage of chips max out at 5GHz.. most max at 4.5 - 4.8 24/7, so the 4.6 clock you're asking for isn't a 'mild' oc. That HSF might do the job, but it might not.. it all depends on how much voltage you need for 4.6.
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Call it what you want but 4.6ghz-4.8ghz is somewhat of a high OC. My H80 with BF3 load is ruffly 48c-54c on performance mode (aka full blast). Add a few more degrees with Prime95 load. All I ask is you post your findings. I'd like to know. thumb.gif
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I'm going for a Scythe Ninja 3 120mm, seems to perform pretty well under 140W.
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