Hi, im getting my new build on Wednesdayand i want to oc my 3570K not much just up to 4.2Ghz. Is it safe to just increase the multyplier? im going to use an Arctic cooling freezer 13 pro and the coolermaster Haf x case as a matter of cooling. The reason i want to OC is because i dont want my 7950 OC edition to be bottlenecked.
but still is it a safe overclock for just a multiplier jump? a more cpu realted game like gta iv or shogun can i just oc to see the difference tto 4.2? or i have to work with other setting to achieve that overclock
you can do 4.2ghz on stock voltage with the i5 3570k easy, i tried it and ran gta 4. you technically dont need over 4ghz quad core for gaming anything above that is mostly for fun and to see how far you can go. just set offset to +0.05 and go look at an overclocking guide on overclock.net for the other recommended settings