Low Base Clock and High Multiplier Tags: CPUs Intel i5 Memory Overclocking Last response: February 13, 2013 7:00 PM in Overclocking Share UVB076 February 13, 2013 6:50:48 PM I have an Intel i5-3570K. Could I potentially set my base clock really low and then multiplier for my memory and CPU higher so that my minimum clock is slower. Would this work? More about : low base clock high multiplier Rustyy117 a b à CPUs a b } Memory a c 125 K Overclocking February 13, 2013 7:00:56 PM Hi, No in a word, the BLCK or base clock influences the CPU clock but also the memory usb ports, sata ports ETC... so even changing it by a small amount can cause serious issues. Leave it at 100 and play with the multi. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources High Base Clock/Low CPU Multiplier Forum SolvedIntel 4670k Overclocking: Base Clock Frequency or Multiplier? Forum SolvedCPU performance upgrade => base clock or final (multiplied) clock? Forum Solved280X low base clock vs other cards?? Forum SolvedHigh vs Low CPU Multiplier Forum Solved12gb low clocked vs 8gb high clocked Forum Solvedi5 4690k running above base clock, not overclocked. Why? Forum Low Clock Core-i5 or High Clock Core-i3? Forum SolvedPc won't even post after base clock accadent. HELP! Forum Low latency or high clock speed for workstation? Forum Low gpu clock and high memory? Forum SolvedAMD Athlon X4 740 in a MSI a55m-e33 Overclocking base clock not going past 105 Forum SolvedFXA990-GD65 clock multiplier Forum Solvedincreasing Base clock (bus speed) on i5 3470 dangerous and advise :) Forum SolvedAsus p8z68 v pro overclocking base multiplier issue Forum SolvedPushing up the cpu base clock... Forum SolvedBSOD even with a small base clock increase Forum SolvedLower base clock speed but the same turboboost clock speed matter the performance? Forum SolvedClock won't go higher than x40 multiplier. Forum SolvedMacbook air processor clock. why is ot so low? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !