Worst i5 Ever? Tags: CPUs ASrock Intel i5 Overclocking Last response: December 29, 2012 6:40 PM in Overclocking Share samuelspark a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking December 28, 2012 9:31:09 PM Apparently, my i5 2500k can only handle 4GHz. When I try anything higher, it BSODs on IBT. Temperatures are fine. 70 and under in IBT. Any ideas? i5 2500k + Hyper 212+ Push/Pull Asrock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 1.3v (Coretemp registers as 1.35-1.37) PLL 1.9v More about : worst discordian December 28, 2012 9:44:27 PM Try lowering the PLL, that helped me immensely on mine. Mine's actually on it's lowest setting. m 0 l discordian December 28, 2012 9:45:13 PM Also, what's your LLC on? m 0 l Related resources Zalman Z11 Plus Worst case ever? - Forum Worst luck ever? Am I missing something? - Forum Probably the WORST 4770k ever - Forum Worst 3570k ever? - Forum My MSI GTX 760 Twinfrozr Worst Over clocker ever - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer samuelspark a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking December 28, 2012 9:55:22 PM Everything else is on auto. Wow. You were right. Lowering PLL does help. Silly bit tech m 0 l discordian December 28, 2012 10:01:00 PM good then, if your cpu still BSODs on a long run of ibt/prime95, you might have to raise your llc to level 2-4. I had to raise mine to lvl 1, but avoid it if possible, lvl 1 llc can overvolt your CPU m 0 l samuelspark a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking December 28, 2012 11:24:21 PM Still terribly disappointing. Can't even get 4.2GHz stable. 4.13GHz is my max apparently. m 0 l smorizio a c 198 à CPUs a b K Overclocking December 28, 2012 11:28:46 PM running the newest bios for the mb and is your ram set to xmp profile?? m 0 l samuelspark a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking December 29, 2012 6:40:06 PM Nvm. Best i5 ever. 4.5GHz at stock. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWorst thing ever... Forum What Was The Worst CPU You Have Ever Used Forum Worst crash ever Forum SolvedIs the Geforce GTX 670 Worst Graphics Card Ever?! Forum SolvedAlmost the worst i5 4670k chip in the world! Forum Asus The Worst Website I Have Ever Seen Forum worst luck ever please help me Forum HP is the worst laptops ever made! Forum I got the worst overclocking parts EVER... Forum Just a fun poll; what is the worst hard drive you ever had? Forum Worst. build. ever compitition Forum Worst question ever. Forum WORST FX-6100 ever? Forum Possibly the worst shopping experience ever. Forum Worst Power Supply Ever!!! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !