I'm wondering if 4.0 is safe with my rig's CM 212 EVO, & also if I should leave turbo on or off??
Here is my rig:
EVGA GeForce GTX 570
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost)
Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5"
ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-750 750W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91
CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
Crucial M4 CT064M4SSD2 2.5" 64GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2
LIAN LI Lancool PC-K63 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
All advice is welcome, I'm new to this....
I overclocked my 2500k to 4.2 by setting all 4 core turbo settings to 4.2 ghz ( was at 4.5 but backed it off )
it sits at 1600 mhz....but when a demand is placed on the cpu it jumps to 4200....here's
a nice article that taught me how to do it http://forums.legitreviews.com/about33850.html