I5 2500K overclocking help Tags: CPUs Overclocking Cooling Intel i5 Last response: December 28, 2011 4:56 PM in CPUs Share mobohobo December 28, 2011 3:11:01 PM Hi guys, i have a z68 asrock extreme 4 and a stock cooler and was wondering what sort of settings i should use? i would like around 3.8-4 ghz stable on this stock cooler and at a decent temperature while on near full load. any suggestions? More about : 2500k overclocking mcnumpty23 a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking December 28, 2011 3:13:44 PM for 4ghz just up the multiplier to 40 shouldnt need to touch anything else and the stock cooler should be ok for 4ghz mobohobo December 28, 2011 4:19:26 PM mcnumpty23 said:for 4ghz just up the multiplier to 40 shouldnt need to touch anything else and the stock cooler should be ok for 4ghz did this but after 4 small ffts prime 95 tests it got to 80degrees Related resources I5 2500k Overclocking help please - Forum Need Help Overclocking i5 2500k - Forum Help overclocking a intel core i5 2500k - Forum First time overclocking my i5 2500k - Forum HELP !! I need help overclocking a intel i5 2500k to 4.5GHZ -PLEASE RE - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mcnumpty23 a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking December 28, 2011 4:40:10 PM well prime 95 does put it through much more than real life use will try running the sort of stuff you usually would do--like games -video encoding etc and see how high the temps go or get an aftermarket cooler like the hyper 212 plus and go for a higher overclock then--say 4.4ghz to 4.6ghz mobohobo December 28, 2011 4:41:50 PM ok mcnumpty23 a b à CPUs a b K Overclocking December 28, 2011 4:56:38 PM theres 2 schools of thought on prime95 some people just dont consider their pc or overclock fully stable till it passes prime95 and others like me consider it stable if it passes all the things you actually use your pc for mine wont pass prime95 at 5ghz but it will run superpi , encode video and play arkham city at highest settings and run my cctv cameras software all at the same time so to me thats stable and a tough enough test on my cooler Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources I5 2500k Overclocking issues Forum Help Overclocking i5 2500k to 4.5 GHZ Forum Need Help with overclocking On ASUS Sabertooth P67 with i5 2500K Forum I need help overclocking my i5 2500k from bios (p8z68-v pro) Forum Overclocking an i5 2500k help ? Forum Intel i5 2500k overclocking Voltage help ? Forum Help on overclocking my i5 2500k Forum Help overclocking i5 2500k Forum I5 2500k Overclocking issues. Forum I5 2500k Extreme Overclocking (Watercooled) HELP ! Forum Opinions and price of this PSU........... Forum Help setting up Asus Xonar DG for games Forum I need help!!! :( Forum Elderly neophyte needs help Forum I need help choosing good case fans. Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !