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Hey,im new at overclocking.Can someone tell me what to do,i don't know anything.My motherboard is P8H61 R2.0.
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Does a 2400k exist?

anyway here's a guide. it says its for asrock boards but it's the same general idea for every manufacturer

http://www.overclock.net/t/1198504/complete-overclocking-guide-sandy-bridge-ivy-bridge-asrock-edition
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I'm not sure what the ASUS BIOS is like, but you can leave all the settings at Auto and just bump your "per core" frequency by 400MHz for each turbo boost value. I.e. 3800MHz for the top core, 3700MHz for the two top cores at load, 3600MHz for 3 cores, and 3500MHz for all 4 cores at load. Should just work like that without any further modifications. That's the maximum you can do on that CPU without varying BCLK, and that's going to lead to instability for regular Sandy Bridge CPUs -- so leave that at 100.

(CPU Frequency = BCLK x Multiplier. E.g. 100[MHz] x 35 = 3500[MHz] = 3.5GHz)
Post a photograph of your BIOS with CPU overclocking settings, if you want more assistance.

P.S.: Either you meant 2500K or 2400. My reply deals with the latter, since there are lots of guides for the former already.
Edited by ElevenEleven - 10/27/12 at 2:40pm
   
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You can not overclock on the h61 chipset, you need a motherboard with a p67/z77/z68 chipset in order to overclock a your cpu ( 2500k )
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Doh I didn't even check that part. That's unfortunate for the OP frown.gif
   
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So nothing from overclocking.I mean,to my needs this processor is OK,but im trying to fix something,you can see what i want here.I thinked overclocking my processor will fix my games stops responding issues.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1320727/problem-with-asus-gtx-550-ti-di
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Overclocking a CPU is not going to solve that.
   
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Then what will,well.i can send to my graphic card an threaten message,if it doesn't get his **** together and work like other graphic cards,im gonna break it into million pieces.I got this pc about 2 weeks ago brand new,and now i have issues,great.
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If you got it brand new 2 weeks ago, talk to the place you got it from and exchange. But it sounds like it could be a software issue too, and having no clue what you've done with the computer since you bought it until now, it's not easy to diagnose like that, over the forums.
   
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take that cpu back and get an i5 3570k for 169.99
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