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ASrock X58 Extreme Overclock Help

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October 25, 2011 1:03:32 AM

Motherboard: ASrock X58 Extreme
CPU: Intel I7 920
Heatsink: Stock Intel Heatsink

My question basically is this. I'm looking to overclock my CPU (Not a ton, but just enough) to get it around 3.2 Ghz.

A) Is this possible with the standard Intel Heatsink?

B) Is it safe?

C) If A and B are a yes, what can I do to achieve this?

Hope this is enough information with the following picture, and ty in advance!

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October 25, 2011 3:16:34 AM

ah trust me when i say this, 1 heat sync dosent make the overclock better than the other, 1 is probaly better but

A)yes
B)if you monitor your temps closely, your TCASE is 67C so try to stay below that

C)you can try using intels turbo boost
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October 25, 2011 3:33:28 AM

Sure, you can, but really watch those temps. I see you have a D0 920. It deserves a nice cooler, so imo get one and OC it to 4ghz :) 
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October 25, 2011 11:41:21 AM

I will most certainly give that a shot guys thank you very much!!! :) 
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October 25, 2011 11:57:06 AM

So far got a stable 3197 Mhz without going above 52C!!!! Ty guys :) 
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