Overclocking 2600K with ASUS Z68 on AIR. What Air CPU COOLER ??? Tags: CPUs Asus Overclocking Cooling Last response: January 13, 2012 6:50 PM in Overclocking Share Mfusick January 13, 2012 3:55:18 PM Hey guys, I have a 2600k and Asus Deluxe Z68 LGA1155. It will be inside a COSMOS II case. My DDR3 is 1600mhz RIPJAWZ X series 4x4GB for 16GB total. I have two questions- First question, Can I overclock with the stock cooler? How far is safe with the stock cooler? A reasonable and stable OC that can be maintained daily without cooling upgrade? Second, For a real OC I need a better CPU cooler and possibly Thermal Compound. YES? Ok, assuming I do- what should I get. I can spend $50 on the cooler I am thinking as a good budget. Reccomend me a CPU cooler and thermal compound if needed. Lastly, Where is the best place to go to find the reccomended settings for a good OC on my board and CPU ? More about : overclocking 2600k asus z68 air air cpu cooler steadywaters a b K Overclocking January 13, 2012 6:47:05 PM 1) With stock cooler 4.0Ghz. 2) Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO falls under your budget (no major need to purchase aftermarket thermal compound). 3) Depends on what CPU cooler you'll be using. For a nice 4.5Ghz over clock, check out this previous thread: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/271631-29-need-overcl... m 0 l Mfusick January 13, 2012 6:50:47 PM steadywaters said:1) With stock cooler 4.0Ghz. 2) Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO falls under your budget (no major need to purchase aftermarket thermal compound). 3) Depends on what CPU cooler you'll be using. For a nice 4.5Ghz over clock, check out this previous thread: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/271631-29-need-overcl... Someone above reccomended some Artic Silver 5 and it was less than $10 so I bought it from Amazon. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Best Air CPU COOLER for Asus Z68 and 2600K ? Forum SolvedWhat is the best CPU cooler air or water for about 50-70 bucks that will get my 8350 to 4.4GHz? Forum SolvedBest Air CPU Cooler for Overclocking a 4670K? Forum SolvedWhat is a quite Aftermarket air cooler for a CPU? Forum SolvedAir Cooler for non-overclocked CPU Forum SolvedWhat are the demensions for an air cooler for the ASUS P9X79 WS? Forum SolvedAIR CPU Cooler for my i5 4670k Haswel (not overclocked yet)? Forum Asus rampage 4 extreme what air cooler i should use? Forum SolvedWhat's the best CPU air cooler on the market? Forum What Air Cooler Should i buy for overclocking? Forum SolvedWhat cpu cooler? air vs water? Forum What is the best CPU cooler (Air cooling) Forum What are the demensions for an air cooler for the ASUS P9X79 WS? Forum what cpu cooler should I get water cooling or air? Forum What type of CPU cooler should I get? AIO Liquid cooling vs Air cooling Forum Need a good air cpu cooler for overclocking Forum Recommended CPU Air Cooler for Overclocked i7-4770k? Forum What cpu air cooler is the best? Forum SolvedNeed good air cpu cooler for full tower Forum SolvedWhat water cooler/air cooler will fit in my case? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !