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i7 2600K overclocking : Help a noob

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I recently built a really fine P67 rig which consists of an ASRock Fatal1ty P67, i7 2600K, 6 GB Corsair Dominator GT 8-9-8-24, and Crossfire'd 6870's. I have never overclocked before but with this particular rig I feel that It should be necessary with the above hardware.

I am very new to this whole concept and I have read lots of threads on here that are a good guide but I need a specific walk-through for clocking to 4.2 GHz. If anyone can point me to a thread that will detail this or help me directly it would be much appreciated.

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http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...920-930-a.html
Maybe that can give you a bit of assistance.
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i hav no idea how the Asrock bios is ..
have a look at this

http://www.overclock.net/intel-gener...uide-p67a.html

but before messing up with bios or overclocking
install cpu - z and c whts ur voltage , as well as u r temperature using Real Temp !!


by any chance if u r havin intel stock cooler dont think abt overclocking

good luck
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What type of heatsink do you have?
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http://www.clunk.org.uk/forums/overc...beginners.html

That is what I followed to OC my 2500k, really concise instructions and explains it quite thoroughly.

It is using a Asus mobo but the premise is the same, hope that helps!
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Sorry guys I thought I had alerts to my email on this thread but thanks for the help, I figured it out.
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