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Buy a cheap Cooler Master Hyper 212+.
Set the multiplier as high as it can go. (Assuming you're OCing on a non-k model)
Done.

That is most likely all you will need to do considering a 3570 should do 4.1-4.2 around stock voltage.

And as for it being safe or not, I've ran my 2500k @ 4.5ghz 1.4v for 2 years and recently upped it to 4.7ghz @ 1.464v. Still running fine even with pretty high voltages.

Ok and can u tell me what the non k chip really means? i know it means the multiplier isnt unlocekd. Does it just mean that you can only push it to 4.2 or its unstable or can u literally only put the clock speed that high in the bios? and can u explain that oc steps in more detail? im really just stalrting lol. Currently ive looked to follow this guide - http://www.overclock.net/t/1291703/ivy-bridge-overclocking-guide-asus-motherboards Thanks!
 
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Ok and can u tell me what the non k chip really means? i know it means the multiplier isnt unlocekd. Does it just mean that you can only push it to 4.2 or its unstable or can u literally only put the clock speed that high in the bios? and can u explain that oc steps in more detail? im really just stalrting lol. Currently ive looked to follow this guide - http://www.overclock.net/t/1291703/ivy-bridge-overclocking-guide-asus-motherboards Thanks!

It means they locked the multiplier so that the highest your chip will go is 4 bins above the max boost I believe.

The max is either 41 or 42 multiplier I think. But if you say, set it to 43 multiplier in the bios your cpu will still only be at 42 when you boot.

It won't be unstable at higher multipliers but I believe it is impossible to even set it higher since Intel locked it.

So with a 42 max multiplier on a locked chip, the max you would be able to overclock would be 4.2ghz. Possibly 4.3ghz if you overclock the bus too but I wouldn't recommend that and I don't think any proper OCing guide would either.
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It means they locked the multiplier so that the highest your chip will go is 4 bins above the max boost I believe.

The max is either 41 or 42 multiplier I think. But if you say, set it to 43 multiplier in the bios your cpu will still only be at 42 when you boot.

It won't be unstable at higher multipliers but I believe it is impossible to even set it higher since Intel locked it.

So with a 42 max multiplier on a locked chip, the max you would be able to overclock would be 4.2ghz. Possibly 4.3ghz if you overclock the bus too but I wouldn't recommend that and I don't think any proper OCing guide would either.

OK Awesome! So after some research like i said before this cpu runs at 3.8 turbo but most people said it runs between 3.6 and 3.8 under load. Under gaming and prime stress testing my core totally non oced what so ever runs atlesat 3.9.93 and most of the time 4.23. Is that normal? or do i have a good chip?
 
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