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Ordered a ASUS Z87-C and a 4670k. Is Phase 4 not enough to OC a little?

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Hello all.

Of course I didn't even know about the different power phase ratings until after I ordered the board. This is the only board that gave me the PCI slots I needed but I was really looking forward to OCing my 4670 to maybe 4.2 or 4.3. Is that going to be out of the question with a 4 phase board?

Thanks for any insight.
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You should be fine for that overclock.
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If Asus didn't lock down voltage adjustments, should work, but will run warm/hot.
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You should be fine for that overclock.

Great, thanks. Think a 212 EVO cooler would be good too? Case, an Antec P183, has 5 fans.
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Evo 212 will do just great with a 4.2 GHz overclock with i5 4670K, provided that it doesn't require a terrible amount of voltage to get it stable. 5 Fans is plenty for good airflow in the case (Provided that the front is intake and the back is exhaust) (If you have a side-panel fan, make it intake, if you also have a top case fan, make that exhaust. Oh and also if you have a bottom case fan, make that intake.).
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i think you will be okay if the quality of the phases i good.
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