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2 years ago#1
I was hoping maybe 4.2ghz?
With these parts

Mobo:GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Cpu:Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K

Cooler:COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/FM2/AM3+
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2 years ago#2
You should be able to hit 4.2 comfortably. 4.5 would be pretty easy too
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2 years ago#3
over 9000
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2 years ago#4
daemon_dan posted...
You should be able to hit 4.2 comfortably. 4.5 would be pretty easy too


good very good, just wanted to get an idea before I start fiddling around with the mobo.
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2 years ago#5
Also, the only way to truly know how much you can overclock is to try.
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2 years ago#6
MasterDonGero posted...
Also, the only way to truly know how much you can overclock is to try.


Yea but I don't wanna make it like really high and mess stuff up. between 4.2-4.5 ghz would be good enough for me.
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2 years ago#7
OVER 9000
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2 years ago#8
TimePharaoh posted...
OVER 9000


wtf
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2 years ago#9
steveboblarry posted...
MasterDonGero posted...
Also, the only way to truly know how much you can overclock is to try.


Yea but I don't wanna make it like really high and mess stuff up. between 4.2-4.5 ghz would be good enough for me.


I don't think that is how you are suppose to overclock. You don't approach top to bottom. It's the other way round.

But if you really want to do that, I'm sure your board has some automatic profiles. Use that, then lower your voltage settings until its stable.
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2 years ago#10
4.2 seems like a sweet spot to me.
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