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Overclocking possible on stock Intel dh67cl mobo and corei5 2500k?

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April 24, 2011 8:27:40 PM

Guys,
I recently built a new pc with
Intel DH67cl mobo,
Intel core i5 2500k cpu
4gb ddr3 ram
600 Watt cooler master psu
Cooler Master gladiator 600 chassis


Can i overclock my cpu with the stock cooler and stock everything? and to what extent (i want to play it safe).

I just want a few hundred exttra MHz for my emulation.

Please guide me the steps. thank you
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April 24, 2011 9:34:54 PM

You should be able to add 400mhz. You could go higher by changing the bclk but I'd recommend not to as it can cause corruption.
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April 24, 2011 9:48:35 PM

H67 was designed to only overclock the GPU part of Sandy Bridge. Some manufacturers may have added workarounds in the BIOS to be able to overclock +400MHz Turbo, but I'd say it's unlikely that Intel has done it.

You can see if the BIOS even has the option to adjust the multipliers. You can take a look at your mainboard manual to see if it says that option is there.
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April 25, 2011 11:26:56 AM

thank you guys, i'm going to look into my mobo's documentation and bios settings
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