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I am new to the forum and am about to do my first overclock. I am running a MSI p67a-c43 with a i5 2500k. I'm not looking to kill my processor so I think I am going to stick around 4.2-4.3. What voltage do you guys think I will need for this and what settings should I enable/disable. I have a 650 W PS, 12 gigs ram, and a cooler master hyper 212 plus. Thanks!
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Here is a good guide to get you started. thumb.gif

Forgot to answer your question, maybe start around 1.3 for the vcore. The 212+ could probably easily handle 4.5 Ghz unless you have a bad chip.
Edited by Rickles - 4/2/13 at 12:43pm
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I am new to the forum and am about to do my first overclock. I am running a MSI p67a-c43 with a i5 2500k. I'm not looking to kill my processor so I think I am going to stick around 4.2-4.3. What voltage do you guys think I will need for this and what settings should I enable/disable. I have a 650 W PS, 12 gigs ram, and a cooler master hyper 212 plus. Thanks!

1.3-1.4v should do it.
My mobo sets it to 1.34v for 4.3Ghz on my 2500k.

You probably wont see a big difference in temps either, Hyper212 + should keep temps similar before and after OC.
   
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Check out that guide listed above. I can't see u needing more then a slight offset bump for that speed. That way it will still throttle and under volt at idle. Maybe .02- .03 offset.

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All chips are different so only you can mess around with it and find out. I would personally start at 1.25v and then back down some more if it is stable.
Also, you should go in your profile and scroll down to "Your Rigs" and then click on "Create New Rig". Fill that out and when it is done go edit your signature and click on "Show off your stuff in signature" so people can see all of your components easily if you have any problems in the future.
Edited by RavageTheEarth - 4/4/13 at 9:30am
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