I5 2500k problems Tags: Intel Kingston Intel i5 Gigabyte Overclocking Last response: June 4, 2012 8:15 PM in Overclocking Share tkhan2 June 4, 2012 7:54:05 PM Hello, i have built a new pc: Gigabyte Z78X-UD3 OCZ MODXSTREAM 500W KINGSTON 4X 2GB DDR3 1600MHZ ATI 5830 I5 2500K I AM HAVEING PROBLEMS WITH OVERCLOCKING IT WONT LET ME GO FURTHER THAN 4.4 GHZ NO MATTER WHAT VOLTAGE! ANY HELP WILL BE APPRECIATED, SORRY FOR BAD ENGLISH AND CAPS More about : 2500k problems foscooter June 4, 2012 8:15:57 PM 4.4 is plenty! Mine is only OC'd to 4.2, but runs at 3.2 most of the time, if not lower. Sandy Bridge Processors don't run @ 100% at the time, only when load requires it. Turbo Mode is what pushes the clock speed up. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !