Am I able to overclock my i5 2500k?

Am I able to overclock my i5 2500k 3.3ghz. I know it is an old processor but I am looking to overclock in the meantime whilst I wait to order my new CPU.

CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K
CPU COOLER: Cooler Master Hyper TX3 Evo Air CPU Cooler
GPU: Nvidia GTX 1080
HDD: WD Blue 1TB (2012)
HDD: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB
RAM: Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
MBD: Asus P8P67 PRO
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  1. That board is suitable for OC'ing. Yes, you can. But what "new" LGA 1155 CPU are you planning on getting that can feed that GTX 1080? Maybe the i7-3770K OC'ed, if you can find one that doesn't cost a fortune.
  2. The TX3 is an entry-level CPU cooler, so don't expect much of an overclock.
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    I have your exact CPU and motherboard setup in my Sandy Bridge build with a GTX 680 SLI setup (see my sig). It's still a decent performer after 6 years for 1080p gaming. If you want to overclock to say a mid-range 4.3GHz or so, you'll need something like Cryorig's C7 cooler. Best bang for the buck.
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