This is what Asus testing found in the very early days of SB.
1. Approximately 50% of CPUs can go up to 4.4~4.5 GHz
2. Approximately 40% of CPUs can go up to 4.6~4.7 GHz
3. Approximately 10% of CPUs can go up to 4.8~5 GHz (50+ multipliers are about 2% of this group)
Subject tot he above.....
4.4 - 4.5 Ghz easily doable with Hyper 212
4.6 - 4.7 Ghz doable with Hyper 612 or Scythe Mugen 3
4.8 - 5.0 Ghz doable with Silver Arrow or Phanteks
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