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Can i overclock i3-2120?????im using a h61 mobo....
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Long answer short, nope.
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Originally Posted by briddell View Post

Long answer short, nope.

pretty much that.

you can raise the BCLK from 100 to maybe 103 safely but the extra 99Mhz won't make a bit of difference.
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No, it cannot be OC'd, not even in a better mobo, as no 2000/3000 i3 can be OC'd And your mobo wouldn't even handle an OCable CPU anyways, you need a P67/Z68/Z77 chipset to do so.

Even BCLK OCing isn't much, plus it can get unstable hella fast. My old 2600k couldn't get over 102 MHz stable, and my current i3 refuses to POST over anything over 103 MHz.
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