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X58 Extreme - Forum Help with ASROCK X58 Extreme motherboard - Forum ASRock X58 Extreme Help - Forum Asrock Extreme x58 Outdated?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 Asrock 970 extreme3 + 555Be Unlock and overclock.help needed Forum I5 2500 asrock p67 extreme4 overclock help Forum i7 980x, asrock x58 extreme 6 & corsair dominators 2000mhz cl8 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 SolvedAsrock x58 extreme 12 gig memory choice Forum SolvedProblem setting up asrock x58 extreme raid for Windows 7 / Vista. Forum SolvedASRock x58 Extreme Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !