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post #1 of 13
Thread Starter 
I'm looking for recommended guides or things of that nature for overclocking an i7-2600k. I've always been AMD, never Intel. And it'll have the new UEFI BIOS, so I'll be ultra confused.

I heard overclocking an i7-2600k chip is a joke, so hopefully someone can shed some light!

Thanks ^_^
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post #2 of 13
http://www.overclock.net/intel-general/910467-ultimate-sandy-bridge-oc-guide-p67a.html
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post #3 of 13
Thread Starter 
Nice guide, thank you smile.gif

Any idea where to find one written with UEFI bios?
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post #4 of 13
All I did:
Tweak Multiplier, tweak vore, done.
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post #5 of 13
Everything you need to know right here:

http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1578110
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post #6 of 13
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by shuojinz;12523907 
All I did:
Tweak Multiplier, tweak vore, done.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sheyster;12523937 
Everything you need to know right here:

http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1578110

Wow, a lot to read... but just what I was looking for. Thanks, man!
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post #8 of 13
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tig Ol Bitties;12524305 
Found this one to be pretty useful:
http://www.clunk.org.uk/forums/overclocking/39184-p67-sandy-bridge-overclocking-guide-beginners.html

Another useful guide as well, thank you.
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Intel Core i7-4770 Haswell 3.4GHz LGA 1150 84W ... GIGABYTE GA-Z87X-UD3H LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI S... MSI Gaming N770 TF 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 770 2GB ... G.SKILL Trident X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin... 
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post #9 of 13
Here's another guide wink.gif

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GR5_X1CfUA[/ame]

No but on a serious note, overclocking these chips really doesn't take a guide...

1. Up the Turbo Ratio
2. Up the VCore
3. Reboot
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post #10 of 13
4.5Ghz @ 1.35V good?
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