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i only ask because in the bios all the overclocking features are changeable and not greyed out. the processor says partial unlocked. i have an asrock p67 pro 3 board.
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post #2 of 8
Yes, But very limited , around 3-7 %

EDIT: Just increase the baseclock to 105, and you should be fine
   
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Hi.

Yeah, but only 5% since the options that you have for overclock that CPU are linked with other components in your mobo that can¡'t handle higher frequencies.
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post #4 of 8
yeah its not much. Did you buy? Go 2500K
post #5 of 8
For intents and purposes it is locked. All you can do is fiddle with the BCLK, and that will only net you a handful of mHz...that doesn't seem worth destabilizing your USB/SATA/PCIe/etc for.
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post #6 of 8
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Originally Posted by CtrlAltElite View Post
yeah its not much. Did you buy? Go 2500K
i got the processor and board from here. eventually i will buy the 2500k
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post #7 of 8
If you want upgrade to 2500K, keep the current one at stock speed since you won't see much performance difference with 5% overclock.
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post #8 of 8
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If you want upgrade to 2500K, keep the current one at stock speed since you won't see much performance difference with 5% overclock.
that seems to be the case. i pushed blck to 105, disabled all CIE. there really wasn't an increase. the defaults give me higher speeds
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