Are these stats OK?


I have just built my first system using:

Processor: Intel Core i5 - 2500k
Motherboard: MSI P67A-GD65
Video Card: EVGA Nvidia GTX 560 Ti (Super Clocked)
PSU: Corsair Enthusiast Series TX850 V2 850W
Heatsink: Cooler Master Hyper 212+
Memory: G.Skill 8GB (2 X 4 GB) Ripjaws Series
Hard Drive: 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3
Case: Antec 900

When I tried to overclock manually, using guides from Youtube, it said that my hard drive failed whenever I tried to boot the system and I got a blue screen.

Instead, I used the OC Genie to overclock to 4.2 Ghz and it was successful. I ran Prime95 for about 10+ hours and it was good. Core Temp gave me a maximum temp of about 60 degrees Celsius. Idle temps are about 35 - 42 degrees Celsius.

Now, what is the next step after this? Are these temperatures safe and what happens to the Intel Turbo Boost?
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    Those temperatures are safe. The point of no return for the CPU is around 80-90. 60 is just fine. I would imagine that your turbo boost would be unaffected.
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