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I7 2600k overclock advice?

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I7 2600k
Xspc rasa 750 cpu cooling
Abd all the specs on my system( shown below)

Hpw easily will i be able to overclock to 5ghz?
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Originally Posted by hoody1601 View Post
I7 2600k
Xspc rasa 750 cpu cooling
Abd all the specs on my system( shown below)

Hpw easily will i be able to overclock to 5ghz?
hard to say because every chip performs differently, but its pretty likely that you could reach 5GHz+
    
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P67 series is so easy to overclock. Just about anyone and everyone can hit 4.3GHz-4.5GHz by simply ramping up multiplier alone. After 4.5, you'll likely need to bump up voltage a bit to keep going up.

Though depending on CPU batch, your results as to overclock frequency and needed voltage are a crapshoot. It's different for everyone.
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You know, i have been seeing that a lot of people get the "magic chips" often. You know, the one that surpasses the other chips of the same make?

Hey dude, this is OCN man...i'm pretty sure you can pull it off. Maybe dual rad? And definitely keep the room cool, because ambient temps will make or break you.
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Originally Posted by hoody1601 View Post
I7 2600k
Xspc rasa 750 cpu cooling
Abd all the specs on my system( shown below)

Hpw easily will i be able to overclock to 5ghz?
My OC genie will take me up to 4.8 You shouldn't have any problems especially with water cooling.
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Ive got dual radiators
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