ASrock X58 Extreme Overclock Help Tags: CPUs Overclocking Heatsinks Intel ASrock Last response: October 25, 2011 11:57 AM in Overclocking Share Nightbound 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! More about : asrock x58 extreme overclock nna2 a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking 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 m 0 l gmcizzle a b à CPUs 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 m 0 l Related resources Simple overclock Intel Core i7 920 // ASRock X58 Extreme - Forum Help with ASROCK X58 Extreme motherboard - Forum ASRock X58 Extreme Help - Forum Asrock Extreme x58 Outdated? - Forum i7-2600k with Asrock Z77 Extreme 6 Overclocking Help and Tips Needed - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Nightbound October 25, 2011 11:41:21 AM I will most certainly give that a shot guys thank you very much!!! m 0 l Nightbound October 25, 2011 11:57:06 AM So far got a stable 3197 Mhz without going above 52C!!!! Ty guys m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedASRock Z87 Extreme4 or EVGA X58 FTW3? Forum SolvedAsrock X58 Extreme6 with Xeon E5520 Forum SolvedHelp with overclocking i5 4670k on Asrock Z87 Extreme 4 Forum SolvedRequest Help: Overclocking FX 6300, ASrock Extreme 3 and GTX 760 Forum SolvedOverclocking Help - Intel 4700k with ASRock Z87 Extreme6 Mobo Forum i7 980x, asrock x58 extreme 6 & corsair dominators 2000mhz cl8 Forum Asrock 970 extreme3 + 555Be Unlock and overclock.help needed Forum I5 2500 asrock p67 extreme4 overclock help Forum SolvedMoving Raid 0 from Asrock X58 extreme to Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 Forum SolvedASROCK X58 EXTREME error 'FE' no beeps Forum SolvedRosewill RCR IM5001 & ASROCK X58 EXTREME6 Forum SolvedASRock x58 extreme mobo problems Forum Another Asrock extreme Problem (X58) Forum SolvedAsrock x58 extreme 12 gig memory choice Forum SolvedProblem setting up asrock x58 extreme raid for Windows 7 / Vista. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !